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Self funding housing options
Hi - I'm looking for families in a similar situation to ours - my brother is 55, has spina bifida/hydrocephalus and LD/PD. He lives in his own flat/housing association tenancy but isn't coping well and has inadequate support and we haven't been able to find a way of improving it. He self funds, so is lucky to be able to, but there is no involvement from SS and it's hard to know where to find support and advice. He is not able to fund residential care for the rest of his life, which would be the ideal scenario. We are wondering if there are any other families in Cambridgeshire who also self fund, and would be interested in looking at buying a property to create a private community with shared support and some communal space too. We have found the JMS Trust, which offers funding to groups of families for the renovation (not purchase) of a property for disabled people, but we would need to get together with a few more families who are looking for a long-term solution which will continue when parents or siblings can't do it any more. Any advice or suggestions welcome.