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Extra help at home is packed with the facts and tips you need to stay independent in the home you love and stop your relatives worrying. Perhaps your friends and family should read it, too.

Discover how to:

  • Reduce your risk of a fall
  • Get the best out of a hospital visit
  • Get help with your garden
  • Get a grant to adapt your home. 

Anticipate the need for a downstairs loo, or a more manageable home and stay in control for as long as possible. The key to independence is thinking ahead.

The advice in this guide applies to England only. A lot of it will still be relevant to you but we have a few suggestions if you are looking for advice that is specific to other parts of the UK.

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