We've launched a new website!
The information on this web page may now be out of date.
Please visit our new Your Life, Your Way website for current information on how to get active, maintain your independence and get support with your current and future care needs.
Visit the Your Life, Your Way website

Help to live at home

If you want to stay independent and continue living in your own home, you may be able to with some specialist equipment, adaptations in your home and/or home help services.

On our Your Life, Your Way website:

Creating a safe home environment

Simple changes made within your home can make it safer for you to live independently.

Learn how to make your home safe

Aids, equipment and adaptations

Life at home could be made easier by making some adjustments to your home and/or by you using specialist equipment.

More about equipment and adaptations

Lifeline and response service

Our personal alarm service is designed to help people of all ages and abilities to live a more independent life.

Find out how to subscribe to Lifeline

Looking after yourself

Our handy tips on personal care, shopping, medication, eating and meals can help you to look after yourself while living at home.

Get tips on how to look after yourself

Stay active

Staying active is a very important part of maintaining your independence and reducing your need for care later in life.

Read our advice on how to stay active

On our Connect to Support website:

Home support

Staying at home is easier when you have someone to help with you with your personal care and household tasks.

Find out about home support

Fire safety

Stay safe from fire in your home with our fire prevention tips.

Read more about fire safety

Stay connected

Sign up for the latest news and updates from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

We will use GovDelivery to send you emails, it is secure and you can choose to stop receiving emails at any time. Find out more in our Privacy notice.