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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Craig Sparrow, corporate director commercial services for The Pennaf Group, said: "Our Extra Care housing schemes have been made possible through partnership support from the Welsh government and the Local Authorities.
Extra care housing is designed with the needs of frailer, older people in mind.
He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge after working in the housing and care sectors for the past 15 years with five years specialising in extra care housing.
Sandy Mount is in addition to Dewsbury's Woodland Court, the first of the three Extra Care Housing Schemes which was opened in October 2013 by the Duke of Kent.
Extra Care Housing Accommodation gives you independent living with the added security of being in a safe environment.
Redcar and Cleveland Council's Cabinet has agreed to seek a partner to develop extra care housing on three sites formerly occupied by elderly people's homes.
Nearly pounds 2m needs to be spent on repairing and upgrading the home and officials had initially proposed building 42 flats in a new pounds 6.5m extra care housing complex to be developed in partnership with Cymdeithas Tai Eryri.
Written for students, academics, policy makers, practitioners, service providers, and researchers in the UK and other countries, this volume examines changing concepts and experiences about community in the aging population and how they play out in housing with care settings, such as retirement villages and extra care housing. 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.
Extra care housing gives tenants a home they can rent or buy on a leasehold basis where a range of care and support services are provided on site.
Extra care housing will give people a choice about where they spend their later life."
Tenders are invited for framework agreement for the provision of care & support services in extra care housing