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Accommodation

There are options available to you if you need extra support to live at home independently, or are considering moving to somewhere better suited to your needs. These options can allow you to make changes to your home, or to how you do things, so…

Adapting your home

People who live with a long term health or physical condition can experience difficulty getting around their home or completing everyday tasks independently and safely. You may be starting to think that your home isn’t suitable for you anymore. If so, adapting it or moving…

Benefits

Benefits are provided by the government to help people on low income who are unable to pay for basic needs.  They’re also provided for people with a long term condition or disability who have to spend extra on help.

Care homes

There are two types of care homes: Residential homes provide accommodation with 24 hour support for personal care, such as dressing, eating meals or taking a bath. The council runs three residential care homes and also commissions a number of others which are independently or privately run.…

Equipment and Living Aids

Waltham Forest Equipment and Living Aids online marketplace is where you can browse and purchase a range of products that can assist you in all areas of your home. The products listed have been taken from external provider's websites and listed in this section for…

Extra care housing

Extra care housing is a type of specialised housing that provides independence and choice to adults with complex care needs. There may be various health reasons such as dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke, brain injury, low to moderate mental health, learning disability, physical disability or other mobility…

Keeping safe at home

Information and advice on home security, fire safety and how to stay warm this winter.

Sheltered housing

Sheltered housing may suit you if you’re looking for housing with some support. If so, you can visit the directory of sheltered and retirement schemes in the UK.  If you want to rent sheltered housing in Waltham Forest, there are a number of schemes you…
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