Adapting your home Find services that can help you with making adaptations to your home to keep you safe and independent Care Homes in Bath & North East Somerset If you can no longer live independently in your own home, you may consider going in to a care home. Extra Care Housing Extra Care Housing schemes are where individual homes are placed within a community setting which promote lifestyle choice, and offer individuals the opportunity and motivation to retain their independence and stay in control of their lives. Sheltered housing Sheltered housing could suit you if you want to live independently but need a bit more support, or if you want to live in a smaller and easier-to-manage home. Housing options and support directory Find services and groups that can help with housing Care at home Care at home is sometimes known as homecare or domiciliary care. They are carers who visit you at home to help you live independently.