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Housing All help to stay where you live now articles

All help to stay where you live now articles

The Bottle in the Fridge initiative is an emergency information scheme that is currently provided free of charge by Caring Hands.

Help with cleaning and housework.

Information on how to avoid falls and what to do if you have a fall.

Gardening is good for you. It is therapy and fitness rolled into one.

Whether you live in council property, rent from a private landlord, own your own home or live in sheltered accommodation, there are many agencies that can help you to deal with housing problems.

There are supported shopping schemes that can help you get out and buy your essential items or have them delivered.

If you need some support at home with personal care such as bathing, dressing and making meals, there are organisations that may be able to help you.

Sometimes you may need a helping hand with your house work. Some local areas have launderette facilities and there are some charities and organisations in Newcastle that offer laundry services.

Simple steps to make your home safer.

If you are finding it difficult to prepare your own meals and have no other way of getting a main meal, you may want to consider applying to have hot meals delivered to your home.

If you’re worried about getting help if you have an accident at home or fall ill suddenly, a 24 hour response, monitoring or support service may be useful to you to help you live confidently and independently.

Help available if you are in danger of becoming homeless or you need help with housing.