Durham Shared Lives Scheme

Durham Shared Lives provides long term, short term, respite and emergency arrangements for adults and young people in the homes of approved Shared Lives Providers.

Durham Shared Lives  is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and is currently rated as 'good'.

The aim of Durham Shared Lives is to provide an individualised service which is safe, responsive, well led, effective and caring, ensuring the best possible outcomes for the pople that use our service our achieved.

When is it on?

Session information
Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

Who to contact

Contact name
Alison Urwin
Contact position
Registered Manager
Telephone
03000 265 222
Website
www.durham.gov.uk/.../Our-care-and-support-services

Where to go

Name
Durham Shared Lives Scheme
Address
Room 2/139-142
County Hall
Durham
County Durham
Postcode
DH1 5UG

Other details

Cost description
Charges are based upon a financial assessment.
Referral required?
Yes
Referral and availability notes

All referrals to the scheme must be through a Social Worker.

Local Offer

Local Offer description

Shared Lives Providers share their home and family life with a person who needs care and support.   

All Providers have gone through a comprehensive assessment process and have been approved by an independent panel.

Disclaimer

Durham County Council's Families Information Service does not promote nor endorse the services advertised on this website. Anyone seeking to use/access such services does so at their own risk and may make all appropriate enquiries about fitness for purpose and suitability to meet their needs.

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Address: Room 2/139-142  County Hall  Durham  County Durham

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