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sheltered housing

Accommodations (typically in the form of one-bedroom flats/studio apartments) in which older people can live independently with the assistance of a scheme manager or warden. Laundry facilities and a communal lounge are generally provided.
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In a sober moment, you need to explain to him that your mum needs to go into sheltered accommodation and that with three young children, you just can't have him live with you.
She said: "It looks as though my constituent qualifies for an exemption to the bedroom tax as he lives in sheltered accommodation and receives support as a result of his disability.
The sheltered accommodation would be made from reclaimed stone from the working men's club.
A total of 35 people from the three-storey sheltered accommodation complex were checked by paramedics following the fire.
The amateur ensemble was formed in 1952 was set up to perform at old people's clubs but as they have closed down, shows have moved to sheltered accommodation and retirement homes across the region.
It will be recording readings of eight stories from the anthology for a project for residential homes and sheltered accommodation schemes.
This is because I live in sheltered accommodation in a block of 25 flats and a guest room.
Jeremy May, Midlands Community Affairs leader at PwC, who presented a cheque for pounds 3,000 to Start Again, said: "We know that the funds we have raised are backing a particular ongoing project delivered by Start Again and relates to work undertaken at three of the Midland Heart sheltered accommodation facilities in the immediate area.
A FRAIL OAP died alone in sheltered accommodation - and her body wasn't found for a WEEK.
I work in sheltered accommodation and we have a staff of just 10, eight of whom have children under 17.
Fresh fruit and vegetables are also sold at wholesale prices to elderly people living in sheltered accommodation.
This will be for a variety of properties managed by Radian Group, including sheltered accommodation, general needs accommodation and supported housing.