Care Homes and Living In Your Own Home

For beneficiaries with disabilities the Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation (QEF) for disabled people work with people with physical and learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries to gain new skills and increase independence.

Morden College in Blackheath, London, provides a variety of information on several types of available accommodation including Independent Living, Supported Living and Care Homes.

Agamemnon Housing Association provides affordable and sensitively managed sheltered housing for people over 60 years old. They offer preference to those who have served as ratings or other ranks in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, QARNNS and WRNS and their surviving partners.

First Stop Care Advice is an independent, impartial and free service provided by the national charity Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) in partnership with local and national partner organisations.

Age UK is the one of the UK’s largest organisations to support older people and is dedicated to advising and informing on care homes.

Anchor Homes offer retirement homes and villages with assisted and independent living opportunities.

In Control is a charity, working with the Royal Mencap, has developed a set of fact sheets that may be useful. Although these were put together in the context of people with a learning disability, they apply equally to other people too.