Shared Lives - Local Stories

Meet Libby, Wayne and Daniel. Libby helps Wayne and Daniel to live a normal life as part of Shared Lives Cumbria. 

Here's what Libby has to say about being a Shared Lives carer -

"My motivation was just to help people to experience an ordinary family life, and I have learned so much from my time with Daniel and Wayne - they are part of my family now and I love watching them develop and helping them to live as independently as they are able to. I'd urge anyone who has some free space, plenty of time, and a big heart to give the team at the council a call - it's so rewarding and you'll get all the support and guidance you need from the team, plus the allowance.  You'll never look back."