sheltered housing


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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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Sally Logan, health and wellbeing co-ordinator for Renfrewshire Sheltered Housing, said: "A group of us from Darkwood, Springbank and Speirsfield meet every fortnight at Speirsfield Gardens and our mentor Jane McTaggart from White Cart Community Arts provides us with inspiration to learn new skills and show off our creative side through painting.
Older residents wanted modern, oneor two-bedroom apartments or bungalows, according to the company's Sheltered Housing Older Persons team.
It is understood that visits will be made to sheltered and very sheltered housing complexes over the coming weeks so that people have a chance to have their say before a final decision is made in January.
HUYTON: FOUR sheltered housing organisations are inviting residents and members of the public to a Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
Their sites could together provide the ideal site for some new sheltered housing for older people to rent.
RESIDENTS at a sheltered housing scheme are busy knitting chicks for charity to help children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Beginning with a brief history of earth sheltered housing and an overview of concepts, the work covers design and planning, site development, foundations, utilities, building practices, insulation and waterproofing and finishes and amenities.
Allan Ramsay, director of investment and regeneration at Guinness Northern Counties, said of the scheme: "It will help meet the strong local demand for good quality housing for older people who need a slightly higher level of day-to-day support than sheltered housing, but less than residential or 'extra care' housing.
IRELAND is in need of more sheltered housing because of an ageing population, it was claimed yesterday.
Margaret Court is a Very Sheltered Housing complex for owners who want to retain their independence, protect their capital and improve their quality of life.
PENSIONERS say alcoholics are causing them misery after being moved into their sheltered housing schemes.
HEARTLESS housing bosses are forcing elderly people to give away their beloved pets before they move into new sheltered housing.