Independent living

Independent living services

We provide a range of services to help people considered vulnerable, those aged over 60 or those with a disability to live independently in their own home.

Home Aid scheme

The Home Aid scheme is the local Home Improvement Agency for residents in South Somerset, serving people aged over 60 , those living with a disability and others considered to be vulnerable.


Careline is an emergency response system for people who need reassurance that help is at hand at the push of a button.

Handyman scheme

The handyman service offers a mobile repairs service for residents who are either over the age of 60, living with a disability, on a low-income or who could be considered vulnerable.

Disabled facilities grant

Grants are available to help people with disabilities remain in their own homes by providing adaptations or specialist facilities.