New 'shared lives' care scheme launched
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Cumbria County Council launches Shared Lives campaign

A new scheme has been launched in Cumbria which encourages carers to share their lives with adults who need extra support.

Shared Lives matches adults with carers who provide them with respite, day support or long-term care in their own home.

Cumbria County Council hopes the scheme will encourage more volunteers to come forward to help in their local community.

  • 27 Sep 2016