Independent Living

This section looks at some of the questions and information that might help you with decision making about where you live. You might be someone living at home with your parents who’s thinking about moving into your own home or you might be someone who’s finding your home no longer meets your needs and if you keep it as it is you won’t be able to continue to live independently. ‘Independent living’ is an odd concept though, as very few people are really ‘independent’; we’re all ‘dependent’ on or supported by others in some way, be it the refuse collection system, street lights or someone who comes into our homes to help us personally or domestically. Enough rambling and on with the useful stuff…

Page last reviewed / updated: March 2021
Next review due March 2022