Considerations: Any potential person would need to get on well with the carer’s son, who has disabilities and uses a wheelchair.
The carer lives with her husband and sons, one of whom has disabilities, in a village between Redruth and Camborne. A cat completes the household and the carer’s extended family live next door! The family enjoy going out and about and the carer would enable people to develop any skills they required towards more independence. There is a lot of laughter in the house. The carer’s sons enjoy sport, especially golf, whether watching or playing.More Information
Hello. We live in a village called Barripper, near Camborne. In the village, there is a pub, a church, a village hall and a bus service into Camborne. In Camborne there is a bus station and train station. We live in a three bedroom bungalow on a quiet cul-de-sac. We have lots of interests, both indoor and outdoor and feel that this placement would suit a young person who is active and would like to try new experiences and activities.More Information
This experienced carer has 2 service users already living with him who have been there for some time and are very much part of the family. The family have one new vacancy for a long term service user. They have had service users living with them for many years. He and his wife live in [...]More Information
Considerations: Matching – would need to get on well with the current person who uses our service as well as young children and the whole extended family.
This carer lives in Trewoon, near St Austell. It is home to her and her husband; two young children; a female who uses our service; as well as a pet cat and rabbits in the hutch outside. This young family enjoy going out and about as well as staying at home. The vacancy would suit a person who is willing to develop their daily living skills, enjoys art and crafts, gardening, camping and likes being part of a family. This vacancy would not be suitable for a person with mobility problems although the bedroom is on the ground floor.More Information
Considerations: Would not be suitable for a service user with mobility issues as the property is set on a terrace with several steps up to the house.
The property is a terraced house in Liskeard, near to local amenities such as the leisure centre. It is a large property and has three bedrooms.
The two bedrooms are large and airy. Downstairs there is a large comfortable lounge, dining room and kitchen.More Information
Considerations: The service user would need to be able to manage stairs and some of the garden is uneven.
This vacancy is available in a household where there are already 2 long term service users. It is a long term or short term vacancy. The carer is experienced in supporting services users with a range of needs and is able to offer day time short breaks to help people maximise their independence skills.
This is a busy household near Callington, Cornwall, with small holding including pigs, free range ducks, chickens, turkeys as well as dogs, fish, a parrot and a cat – there are always things to do! There is a large garden, pond and fields. The family enjoy going out and about locally and having trips to the beach, moors and picnics. They go for walks and spend time outdoors. The carer has previously taught countryside skills as well as numeracy & literacy.More Information
These experienced carers are within a 10 minute walk of several doctors, dentist, chemists and opticians. In the town centre there are all the associated shops, hospitals, churches, and cinema, library, gym and leisure facilities.
There are a number of day centres which cater for people with learning disabilities both within the town, Murdoch and Trevithick, and in the locality, Drym and Kehelland.
The college is a 10-15min drive.
Considerations: Unsuitable for anyone with significant mobility problems as all bedrooms are on the first floor. As this is a single carer, it would not be a suitable match for people with significant behavioural or aggression issues.
This single middle-aged lady carer has a bright and cheerful personality and lives in a smart modern 3 bedroom property between St Austell and Charlestown. She has a lifetime’s experience in care work having worked extensively with adults with learning disabilities, mental health issues and dementia. She is also a qualified nurse.More Information
Considerations: The only bathroom and bedrooms are upstairs and there are steps up to the kitchen as well so the house is unsuitable for anyone with limited mobility.
This carer lives in a rural setting in north cornwall between Callington and Launceston. A bus route runs through connecting Plymouth to Bude. The carer and her husband keep a few chickens in their garden which has peaceful views and a summerhouse to relax in. Both north and south coasts are within easy driving distance [...]More Information
Considerations: The service users' bedrooms are on the first floor accessed via a steep narrow staircase.
This vacancy would suit someone with an active lifestyle who enjoys outdoor pursuits. There is a very large garden, vegetable patch and greenhouses. The house is just a few minutes’ walk from the village of Bugle and 5 miles from St Austell.More Information
*New* This household is now also offering a more semi-independent living environment for Shared Lives service users: they have a bungalow in the grounds for up to 3 people who are working towards more independence in the community.
The vacancy is in a large detached farm house, fairly close to Truro and would particularly suit a service user who would like to join a friendly, relaxed and homely environment.More Information
These experienced carers live in a lovely house in Holmbush, St Austell along with their very friendly dog. The property has a great garden and access to local amenities and social activities.More Information
These experienced carers offer a wealth of experience of working alongside service users having had service users living with them for many years. They live near Torpoint (is close to Plymouth).More Information
Newly built, gorgeous double room with far reaching sea views and a single room with beautiful garden views.
Wet room all on the same level for convenience and mobility.
Stunning location, with far-reaching sea views and sheep next door.
Private drive and garden with plenty of space to relax.
Would suit individuals with sight or mobility problems.
Experienced but friendly carers on hand to help and encourage independence.
Activities to suit individual’s needs and abilities within a friendly family environment.
With access to local bus routes and towns.
This vacancy is in a very quiet corner of the historic part of St Austell‘s town centre and the carer has many years’ experience with service users of all ages and level of care needMore Information