Shared Lives | Oxfordshire County Council

Shared Lives

Respite is alternative care or support for the cared for person to enable the carer to have a break from caring.

Inspection rating

Our Shared Lives service is regulated and inspected by the Care Quality Commission. In November 2016 the service was rated 'Good' across all five areas. Read a full report on the Care Quality Commission website

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What is Shared Lives?

Shared Lives carers share their family and community life with someone who needs support.


Becoming a carer

Carers are people from all walks of life who are able to provide care in their homes.


For existing carers

Where to find training, events, key documents, help and advice.

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