Living Options

Apr 21, 2024

We believe in the right of a person with a learning disability, autism and other support needs to choose where they live, who they live with and what type of living option they would like.

NICE published further guidelines on ‘Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities’ in 2018, which highlighted that two thirds of adults with a learning disability live in the family home[1].

[1] NICE, Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities (2018).

Watch TILII explain the importance of home and different living options.

Housing for people with a learning disability 1174kb
Mencap, 2012
Improving Quality of Life Outcomes in Supported Accommodation for People with Intellectual Disability: What Makes a Difference? 206kb
Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
See Me As A Human Being: How attitudes within the social care system impact on the independent living choices of disabled people 1907kb
DRILL/Disability Action/Community Fund, 2020
A Practical Guide to The Reach Standards 8491kb
Future Homes: A guide to accommodation options for people with a learning disability 3373kb
BHSCT, 2023

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