Living Independently

20th September 2017

Finding the support to enable the elderly to live well at home independently for as long as possible can appear to be a challenge.

This section includes lots of information to help make this happen in Dorset.  There are lots of local organisations providing support from shopping to food delivery to help around the home.




Keeping independent at home

Staying at home and living independently as long as possible is the goal for all of us.

Food Matters and ready meals

THERE are a number of companies that provide a cooked meal home delivery service.

A change is as good as a rest: caring for the carer

Carer’s often get forgotten and need a rest too!

Cream teas and days out in Dorset!

Lots of beautiful places to visit and delicious food and drink along the way.

Making it safer to live at home

Read our handy checklist to making the home safer.

Assistive technology

Read our guide to the best technology & gadgets on the market to help people live a more independent life while giving family complete peace of mind.

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