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Personalised care and support can help you to live more comfortably and independently. Getting help at the right time can help improve your quality of life and allow you to continue enjoying life, plan ahead and make choices that are right for you.

Help with cleaning and housework.

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

You can make changes to your home or get  equipment to help you with day-to-day tasks and activities.  This can be important to your wellbeing and quality of life.

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.

see the full list of general and specialist home care agencies. Read more about who’s commissioned by the council

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.

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.