Shared Lives saves up to £26,000 compared to residential care

New research shows that Shared Lives saves up to £26,000 compared to residential care – the report is here.

“Shared Lives is an alternative to home care and care homes for people in need of support. 150 Shared Lives schemes across the country currently support 15,000 care placements, often involving the individual in need moving into the carer’s house and becoming part of their family.”

http://www.sharedlivesplus.org.uk/social-finance?dm_i=4A0,1PIE6,B1371H,62O74,1

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