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Short Term Help at Home

START - Short Term Care At Home

"A professional team, overall really good."

"A Big thank you t all the carers who have made G's transition to home easier."

"E wanted to thank all the carers for their help and kindness.  She said she would not have got to where she is today without the help and patience of the START Team."

Short-Term Care At Home – Helping You Regain Your Independence

If you have recently experienced a sudden change to your health, routine or lifestyle, and you’re finding it difficult to continue to live independently, we can help you to get your life back on track.

Our dedicated short-term care team helps people like you to remain at home and live safely and independently.

After you are referred to us by your health or social care professional, we will talk to you and put together a personalised plan to help you to regain your old skills, develop new ones and improve your confidence.

Whether you need our support for a few days, or a little longer, our caring team can make your daily life easier and help you access specialist equipment and longer term support if you need them. To find out more about the equipment we have, please take a look at our Practical Equipment page.

In most cases, our short-term care and support is a free service, whilst we work with you to decide what help you may need in the future.

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Whether you need our support for a few days, or a little longer, our caring team can make your daily life easier and help you access specialist equipment and longer term support if you need them. To find out more about the equipment we have, please take a look at our Practical Equipment page.

In most cases, our short-term care and support is a free service, whilst we work with you to decide what help you may need in the future.

Short Term Help at Home

Referrals To Our Short-Term
Care Services

Our short-term care team works with people who have experienced a sudden change in their circumstance and, as a result, have been referred to us by a health or social care professional.

If you have a general enquiry about our short-term care services, please contact 01604 366 000.

Our Services

We provide a range of care and support services throughout Northamptonshire for adults with disabilities and older people. We aspire to provide the best possible service to every individual we support and we strongly believe that it is our role to promote their independence and respect the decisions they make. Our aim is to do everything we can to make our customers’ aspirations a reality.

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Upcoming Events

Northampton in Bloom 12th October 2017

EADS are supporting Kettering Borough Council and are attending the Pop-Up Shop in Kettering town centre in support of World Mental Health Day on 10th October 2017

EADS / LIVE are attending the Base National Conference on November 8th and 9th

David (LIVE) is presenting at Angel Square in September