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Support to stay independent

Find information about home adaptations, personal alarms, travel cards, getting a personal assistant and other ways to stay living in your own home.

  • Transport and travel cards

    Includes travel cards for people aged over 66 or if you have a disability, mobility scooter hire, subsidised taxis and London travel information.

  • Adapting your home

    Support if you have a permanent or substantial disability and need equipment or adaptations in your home so you can live independently.

  • Find a personal assistant

    Search online for the most suitable professional carer near you. You can also apply for a job as paid carer.

  • Keep active in Islington

    Includes local activities like discounted gyms, adult education classes, social events, lunch clubs and help to get online.

  • Mental health

    Money worries can be stressful, find out about the mental health support available.

  • Shared Lives

    Shared Lives is a flexible type of support where a person lives, or stays, with a carer within their local community

  • Assistive Technology

    Equipment that can empower you to remain independent in your home and in the community

  • Cost of care calculator

    This easy-to-use, online calculator will tell you how much you might be asked to contribute towards your care