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Shared Lives

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Shared Lives is when people share family life.

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They live in a family home with other people.

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It could be for:

  • a day or two
week
  • a week or two
calendar years
  • all the time

In Shared Lives

bedroom

You have your own bedroom.

home

You share the rest of the house.

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You can have a front door key.

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You can get involved in family life.

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Your carer or family will support you with things you want to do.

How Shared Lives works

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Shared Lives staff find families who can welcome people into their homes.

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The families are carefully chosen and checked by staff to make sure they are good at supporting people.

training room

The families are trained to help and support people.

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You tell Shared Lives staff what you like and what you like to do.

They will try to find a family or carer that is right for you.

activities

With Shared Lives you can learn new skills.

friends

You can make new friends.

independent person

Shared Lives can help you become more independent.