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Equipment to help you in your home

  • Our equipment and adaptations information will help you to find equipment and technology enabled care (such as pendant alarms and falls sensors) that could help you with your daily living at home.
  • Visit our Equipment House to find advice and suggestions on the right equipment to help you.
  • Visit our Telecare House to find out about care technology to keep you safe and independent in your home.

Repairs, adaptations and general maintenance

Do you have any difficulties around the home? For example meals, laundry, washing, etc?

Care and support services from your local authority

Find out whether you may be eligible for help from your council, how to get an assessment and who pays for care services:

Do you find it difficult to get out and about?

Find information about public and community transport, Blue Badge parking, shopping, holidays, leisure activities and more in our Getting out and about section.

Search our Community Directory for accessible transport and community bus schemes in your area.

AccessAble provide accessibility guides for venues across Hampshire.

Are you concerned about staying safe in your home?

  • We have information about home security, fire safety and scam and nuisance calls.
  • Find information about home repairs and contact details for household emergencies.
  • Read our advice on how to prevent falls.
  • If you think that you, or someone you know, might be being abused, please read our safeguarding information and contact the appropriate authority. If this is an emergency, call the police on 999.

Are you worried about having a fall?

Read our tips and advice for preventing falls and simple balance exercises which you can do.

Are you feeling lonely or isolated?

Read our wellbeing section on Being social and our information for older people on Tackling loneliness.

Search our Community directoryfor groups and activities in your community.

Other housing options

If you are finding it difficult to manage in your own home, you may find it useful to explore other housing options such as extra care housing or sheltered accommodation.

Support for people with disabilities or conditions and older people

We have further information on support for:

Autism / Asperger syndrome       Learning disabilities        Mental health conditions

Dementia                             Physical disabilities        Hearing loss and deafness

Sight loss and blindness            Later life

Do you provide care for someone?

We have a section on this site that is dedicated to carers. You can find information and advice on what support and services are available, how you get those services and more. There’s also advice on what to do if the person you care for can no longer manage their own affairs.

Search our Community Directory for national organisations and local groups offering support for carers.

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