Residential care

Find out more about our residential care service


Our residential care service supports people in small shared accommodation. It can often be a stepping stone to more independent supported living.

Who is residential care for?

Residential care is for adults with a learning disability. The people who use this service usually have higher support needs.

How can we support you?

We offer a range of support based on people's individual needs and aspirations. This can include support with:

  • household tasks
  • personal care
  • taking medication
  • money management
  • building links with friends, family and the community
  • social and leisure activities
  • making healthy lifestyle choices
When is residential care available?

Support is tailored to individual needs and can be during the day, in the evening and over night.

Where is residential care available?

We offer this service across England and Wales. Visit our search page to see if this service is available in your area.

How can you access residential care?

You can access residential care with funding directly from your local authority or by paying with private funds.

Contact us

Get in touch with Mencap Direct to find out more, freephone 0808 808 1111, email help@mencap.org.uk or use our contact form.