How does shared living work in community living?

How does shared living work in community living?

If you are eligible for CLBC services, shared living is one of the residential options you could access. In this residential option, you share a home with a person who is contracted to provide you with support. Sometimes you live with one person. Other times you might live with a couple or a family.

Where do people live in a shared house?

Shanice Ireland, 25, moved into her first shared house after leaving her mum’s home in May. She says her landlord has “crammed” four people on to the ground floor of the end-terraced house in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. “The upstairs is then rented out as a flat where people come and go, it is almost like a hotel,” she said.

Can a Shared Lives carer live with them?

With Shared Lives, someone we support can go and live with their Shared Lives carer and their family, or one of our carers can support someone during the daytime only. Support can be provided on a short- term basis or a long-term basis – and the whole service is personalised to each person who uses our service from start to finish.

How many people live in shared living arrangements?

Shared living has been around for many years and is the most commonly requested residential option that CLBC offers. Over 4,000 people currently live in CLBC-funded shared living arrangements. Although CLBC continues to directly manage a small number of shared living contracts, this service is typically provided by service provider agencies.

If you are eligible for CLBC services, shared living is one of the residential options you could access. In this residential option, you share a home with a person who is contracted to provide you with support. Sometimes you live with one person. Other times you might live with a couple or a family.

Shanice Ireland, 25, moved into her first shared house after leaving her mum’s home in May. She says her landlord has “crammed” four people on to the ground floor of the end-terraced house in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. “The upstairs is then rented out as a flat where people come and go, it is almost like a hotel,” she said.

Shared living has been around for many years and is the most commonly requested residential option that CLBC offers. Over 4,000 people currently live in CLBC-funded shared living arrangements. Although CLBC continues to directly manage a small number of shared living contracts, this service is typically provided by service provider agencies.

With Shared Lives, someone we support can go and live with their Shared Lives carer and their family, or one of our carers can support someone during the daytime only. Support can be provided on a short- term basis or a long-term basis – and the whole service is personalised to each person who uses our service from start to finish.

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