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Support at home

Support at home

Find services below which support and enable you to stay in your home.

Homecare support services

Care in your home is usually provided by agencies. They can provide help with essential tasks including getting in out and out bed, bathing, dressing, feeding and additional support to help live at home as independently as possible.

Search the directory to find carers, personal assistants and homecare agencies.

Live in care

Live-in carers live with you in your home and help with day to day essential tasks. 

Search the directory to find live-care.

Assistance with medication

Search the directory to find services who offer assistance with medication as part of their care package. 

Cleaning and domestic chores

Search the directory to find help with cleaning, housework and domestic chores.


Search the directory to find help with your garden.

Home maintenance and repairs

Search the directory to find help with household maintenance.

Search the directory to find services which can help you with shopping and deliver meals to you.

Household aids and equipment

Search the directory to find companies who sell or hire aids and equipment to help you to live independently.

Disabled Facilities Grant

If you are disabled and need to make changes to your home, you may be able to receive a grant from us. Visit our Disabled Facilities Grant web page for further information including the eligibility criteria and how to apply.

Support to get out and about

Search the directory to find services who provide support to older people and people with disabilities to get out and about in the community. This might be to accompany you to an appointment, take you shopping or help you to attend a group or activity.

Volunteer Driver Scheme

Volunteer driver schemes help disabled and older residents to get out and about. Search the directory to find out if your area has a volunteer driver scheme.

Dial a Ride

Keep Mobile is a local service that provides transport for older people and the disabled. It is a door to door service and is an alternative to getting a taxis or public transport. Go to the Keep Mobile website for further information and to find out how to become a member and fare charges.     

Crowthorne community minibus

The Crowthorne community minibus service run trips out for older people and those with a disability living in Crowthorne. You are picked up from your home and drop back after the trip. To find out about up and coming trips and how to book a place go to the Crowthorne community minibus website.

Travel, transport and parking

For other local travel information go to our travel, transport and parking web page.

If you need help with: 

  • Walking your dog
  • Caring for your pet whilst you're in hospital
  • Finding a care home that will take pets
  • Practical daily help to care for your pet

Search the directory for services that provide support to help care for your pet.

Search the directory for services who offer companionship and befriending services.

Support With Confidence logo

Support With Confidence is a Local Authority scheme which provides a list of approved care and/or support services that have been vetted on the grounds of quality, safety and training.

For further information about this scheme go to the Support With Confidence website.

See providers who have been approved by Support with Confidence in our directory.

Buy with confidence

All the businesses on the Buy with Confidence website have been vetted and approved by Trading Standards to ensure that they operate in a legal, honest and fair way.

Information, advice and guidance services

The National Care Line provides support and information to older people and their families.

Visit the National Care Line website for information on: 

  • Care options
  • Planning ahead
  • Accessing help
  • Staying safe at home
  • Funding care

Which? Later Life Care website provides information and guidance on making care choices including funding options, housing options and help to stay independent in your own home.

The Age UK website has useful factsheets on money matters, health and care needs and provide a national advice line for older people and their families.

The Independent Age website has advice guides and leaflets on a range of topics from finding the care you need to staying connected with others. They also provide a free helpline.

The Society of later life advisers website helps people find accredited financial advisers who are knowledgeable about planning for later life. 

Solicitors for the Elderly is a national organisation who provider their members with expert training and best practice. For further information visit the Solicitors for the Elderly website.

Go to the Law Society website to search for solicitors who are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). 

For further advice, information and guidance services search the directory

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