People with long term conditions that impact on daily living are more likely to receive a combination of health services. These services may be provided free at the point of delivery by the National Health Service in hospital, by community health teams, or by support services which assist individuals to have more independence.


The NHS Choices site is a good resource for information about various conditions and the support available. The Carers UK site offers information about home care, residential care and independent living services as well as a feature to search for support available in your local area. Your local authority will be able to advice you of the range of services they offer both to individuals and carers.