also known as: Adult Placement, Carers, Shared Lives.
Shared Lives Northumberland provides supported accommodation in ordinary family houses for adults who have a disability, mental health problem, or people who are unable to live independently because of their age.
What is Shared Lives Northumberland?
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Northumberland
County Council recruit Shared Lives carers to provide Shared Lives
services. Shared Lives Northumberland (which used to be called the
Adult Placement Scheme) provides a home to support people aged 18
and over who have a disability, mental health problem, or people
who are unable to live independently because of their age.
- long-term placements
- short breaks
- emergency placements.
How do I get a service from Shared Lives?
To find out more about the Shared Lives Service and how to get
it, please click
here to read the Shared Lives easier read information.
How do I become a Shared Lives Northumberland carer?
If you are you interested in working at home to help people to
have more independence, choice and control over their lives, we
want to hear from you.
Please see the Becoming a Shared Lives Carer web page
for more information about what's involved and how to apply.
For more information please contact us.
Phone: 01670 536 400
Shared Lives Northumberland
Adult Social Care Email address: Socialcare@northumbria.nhs.uk
Shared Lives carer open evening-
information on our next open evenings and how to book a place.