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How to use attributes when creating a listing

Attributes help site users search for a product or service. You can choose the attributes to associate with yours. Please choose the ones that represent the main purposes and users of your service.
Please do not choose too many attributes for one service. An age, one or two condition groups and one or two other purposes should be the most that you need. If you wish to show you can help with a range of needs, it may be better to add new services

Conditions. Which of these groups describes the main users of your service, if applicable?

  • Autism
  • Dementia
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health
  • Physical disability and frailty
  • Problems with drugs or alcohol
  • Sensory impairment – Blindness or deafness

Daytime services

  • Community and social groups
  • Day centres - Day opportunities with a venue where people can come and receive support which taking part in activities
  • Lunch clubs
  • Support groups

Things to do

  • Arts and crafts
  • Book clubs and special interest groups
  • Drama, music and dance – Opportunities to participate
  • Entertainment and leisure – Shows to see and other leisure activities
  • Fitness, exercise and sport
  • Outdoor activities – Including walking and gardening


  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Supported holidays
  • Supported living – If you have a supported living property, not including support in people’s homes

Age What age groups are most users of your service?

  • 0-15 – Including support for parents with children in this age group
  • 16-25
  • 26-64
  • 65+

Caring for someone

  • Out of school care Groups and activities for school age children which do not require a parent to be present
  • Respite – Accommodation where someone can go to give their carer respite, or services that go into people’s homes which are specifically provided to give respite for carers


  • Bathing aids
  • Bedroom aids
  • Grab rails
  • Household aids
  • Kitchen adaptations
  • Mobility
  • Sensory aids
  • Telecare
  • Toileting aids

Help at home

  • Domiciliary care Including, domestic and personal care, live in care
  • Meals which are delivered to people at home

Home adaptation, maintenance and repairs

  • Gardening
  • Household

Personal support

  • Accessible transport - You provide or arrange vehicles which are accessible. People can request transport from you to dfferent destinations
  • Befriending.
  • Employing Personal assistants- Recruitment, insurance and payroll services
  • Personal support – Services which can support people with activities or dealing with organising their lives

Schools, Education and training

  • Adult education
  • Further education colleges
  • Schools
  • Tutors

Support and advice

  • Advocacy services
  • Brokerage and care management services
  • Counselling and emotional support
  • Dealing with abuse
  • Equipping your home
  • Financial advice
  • Health Support
  • Housing advice
  • Legal advice
  • Mobility advice
  • Other Advice and Information
  • Relationships and sex
  • Support for carers
  • Support for parents

Working and volunteering

  • Employment opportunities
  • Pre-employment services
  • Volunteering