extra care housing


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extra care housing

A style of housing and care for older people in the UK which falls between sheltered housing and accommodations, and the level of care provided in a traditional residential home.
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Clr Molly Walton, Kirklees Joint Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, said: "We know that most people prefer to live in their own home for as long as possible and Extra Care housing schemes offer people the opportunity to do this and to stay together.
Redcar and Cleveland has recently seen the introduction of the extra care housing scheme Redcare, which has committed to help tackle the evolving demographics and growing needs of the aging community.
Extra care housing is a type of sheltered housing designed to meet the needs of those with housing, support and care needs.
Stratford District Council is due to consider the application to develop land north of Campden Road, to build a supermarket, as well as an extra care housing scheme and 54 homes.
SO THE site of the former Theatre Royal in Barry is being turned into an extra care housing complex ("Care complex begins to take shape", Echo, November 30).
5m extra care housing complex were put on hold last December after councillors heard the previous consultation process was "flawed".
Within the context of theories of community, aging, the built environment, and social interaction, Evans provides an overview of how the housing with care sector has developed in the UK and internationally, the characteristics of extra care housing and retirement villages, the importance of community for older people's quality of life, and the impact of factors such as social networks, inclusive activities, diversity, and the built environment.
them to Regeneration and housing specialist Midland Heart has appointed the contractors for a multi-million pound extra care housing scheme in Dudley.
The local authority has said the 40-unit extra care housing that would replace Troed y Ton would offer "high-quality specialist homes for 70 people".
Extra care housing will give people a choice about where they spend their later life.
Prior Information Notice: Soft market testing exercise: extra care housing catering provision.
Due for completion in Spring 2016, Weavers' Court will be a state-of-theart Extra Care housing development for people aged 55 and over.