Shared Lives

Do you have what it takes to be a Shared Lives Carer? Shared Lives Carers are ordinary people from all different walks of life but they have one thing in common – they open up their homes to help others.

About Shared Lives

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How we work

As a starting point, Shared Lives is sometimes described as being similar to ‘foster care for adults with additional or complex needs’, but it is so much more than that.

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What they say

“It’s important that the charity is seen to be listening and responding to the changing social care world."

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Contact Shared Lives West Midlands

Would you like to find out more about becoming a Shared Lives Carer? As a Shared Lives Carer, you welcome someone into your own home and support the person to lead an ‘ordinary life’ at the heart of the local community.

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Could you be a Shared Lives Carer?

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Become a Carer

It doesn’t matter about your age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, marital status, religious beliefs, living alone or as a family what matters are your personal qualities, passion and values.

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Who do we support?

We will provide a Shared Lives Arrangement to anyone over the age of 16 years’ old who needs support and chooses to live back in their own community or neighbourhood.

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Shared Lives arrangements

When someone comes to stay with you we call this an ‘Arrangement’. There are three types of Shared Lives Arrangements.

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Next steps

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Shared Lives brochure

Want to find out more about the Camphill Village Trust Shared Lives scheme? Whether you're looking for support or interested in joining the scheme as a Shared Lives Carer our brochure provides the information you need.

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