Guides to Independence

Independence in everyday life is something we all want to enjoy. Having confidence in ourselves with the knowledge that you can do things on your own. Getting older should not stop that.

Maintaining personal independence is not only a question of self-dignity. It may be something as simple as struggling to put on socks, coat or shoes, or reaching for a jar from the cupboard. The frustrations these basic challenges create can waste time and energy which would be much better spent enjoying your life.

We have always taken great pride in helping people who might be struggling to manage everyday tasks to regain their independence, confidence and give more time to spend on doing what you want to do.

These self help guides are full of hints and tips designed to support your independence at home – or family, friends or neighbours that you care for – manage daily living more easily.