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Shared Lives set to roll out in Somerset

A scheme that helps vulnerable people live more independent lives is being expanded following a Somerset County Council decision today. The Council’s Cabinet has agreed to transfer its Shared Lives service to Shared Lives South West (SLSW), in a move that will see more people with different needs benefit from the life-changing support. In Somerset, […]

Somerset to celebrate Shared Lives Week

Shared Lives Carers and adults with disabilities from across the South West will be celebrating National Shared Lives Week with a fun day bowling next week (Thursday 16 October). The Shared Lives scheme provides an alternative to care homes for people with disabilities. Carers share their lives and homes with the people who need support, […]