We help people to lead more fulfilling, independent lives by providing extraordinary support for adults with learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries or mental health needs.Find support in your area
Support that changes lives
At Lifeways, our focus is you. So whether you’re looking for a new supported living apartment or one of our residential services, your unique needs and goals will always be our priority. That’s the reason we promise to listen first and foremost. So that we can begin to really understand you, truly tailor your support, and work together to build a life-changing partnership from your very first enquiry.
Support as unique as you are
Our purpose is to improve lives. It’s as simple as that. We help almost 5,000 people to live with independence in their local community. And we pride ourselves on helping every one of our clients to find the confidence and self-belief they need to follow their personal goals and dreams.About our support
“I’m really proud of my achievements. I wouldn’t be where I am today without the support of my Lifeways support team who believed in me all the way. Now I also believe in myself.”
For commissioners and professionals
As a commissioner or care professional you can refer to Lifeways with confidence. Every one of our support workers are working towards or have achieved the Care Certificate qualification, and more than 88% of our supported living locations are rated good or outstanding by the CQC. That puts us well above average in our sector.More for professionals
"I am so pleased and immensely relieved to see my clients out of a nursing home and into supported living. Already they are much happier and going out every day. This will transform their lives for the better."
Careers with our trusted local teams
Our people make all the difference. That’s why we invest in their ongoing training and development, providing rewarding and progressive careers to people across the UK. Despite being the country’s largest provider of supported living, every one of our locations is run by trusted teams, meaning you'll experience a true sense of togetherness and feeling of family.About our careers
"I love this job, it gives me so much and I get to be part of the lives of the people we support which is such a wonderful privilege.”
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance and FAQ for families
We are closely monitoring the latest advice and guidance relating to the global spread of COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. We have robust procedures in place and the health and wellbeing of the people we support and our staff remains our highest priority.
Find out more by clicking on this article.Read more
Webinar: Person-centred support in action for the Blackburn region
27 April 2021, 11am - 12.30pm
Join us to learn about Lifeways' approach to person centred support with specific reference to positive behaviour support (PBS) planning. What's more, this webinar is a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-accredited event, so you gain CPD points for attending this webinar.
Webinar: Person-centred support in action for the Sefton region
28 April 2021, 11am - 12.30pm
Join us to learn about Lifeways' approach to person centred support with specific reference to positive behaviour support (PBS) planning.
What's more, this is a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-accredited event, so you gain CPD points for attending this webinar.Read more
How can I get support for a family member who lives with autism?
If you're not sure how to get started with finding support for your adult family member who lives with autism, this is the guide for you.Read more
Planning for the future - the concerns of older parents
Choosing the right support for a family member can be a stressful time, and we are committed to making the process as straightforward and clear as possible so people feel they are able to make an informed choice.Read more