Surrey celebrates national Shared Lives week 2015 as new report shows benefits of innovative

A new report due to be launched in the House of Commons this week, backed by NHS Chief Simon Stevens, is set to show how an innovative form of care in Surrey is helping to transform lives by keeping people healthy, providing effective home from hospital care, and preventing avoidable trips to Accident and Emergency Departments.

Surrey Shared Lives scheme is one of 150 schemes across the UK supporting Shared Lives carers to share their home and family life with adults who need support.