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Older Adult Home Share & Support

Home Share & Support (OAHS) is a new type of housing option and care service aimed to combat loneliness through a person centred, practical and sustainable approach. The scheme is where two or more older adults (normally 2 to 5 but could be more), share a home together with weekly support from OAHS in whatever they need. It enables older people to maintain independence whilst finding round the clock companionship and saving money through shared living costs. It is being introduced within Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire with the aim of extending throughout the UK.

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