Independent Living

Type of service:
Independent Living
Address:
The Toll House, Biggar, South Lanarkshire ML12 6QS
Telephone number:
0208 133 0628
Service description:

Independent Living is a self-supporting website that provides impartial information about living independently with a disability. It features buying guides for a range of aids to daily living, mobility, and independence. The website also caters for professionals, with buying guides for equipment such as care home furniture, hoists, and pressure management systems.

The Independent Living News Centre features case studies, new product focus, industry news, podcasts, guest blogs, and newsletter archives.

The Independent Living Advice Centre is full of information and resources. Topics include living with a disability, caring for someone who cannot live independently, and bringing up a disabled child. It also has information on benefits, legislation, keeping warm and well, fall prevention, and generally coping with being a carer.

Independent Living’s weekly newsletter highlights the latest developments in health and social care. It is suitable for professionals, family carers, and disabled individuals.

Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
30/10/2020