A smooth move to supported living and preservation of day service opportunities

A man living in Shared Lives accommodation but his carers suddenly needed him to move on, in view of the severe illness of one of the couple. He’d also been excluded from a local day opportunity because he was unsettled, and the council needed to be galvanised. CASCAIDr’s advice to the man’s mother led her to get him to give her a power of attorney, in case a tenancy had to be signed in a new setting; and clarified the council’s obligations whenever an aspect of a care plan ceases to be delivered: there’s a duty to find an alternative.

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