Other housing options and useful information
Is sheltered housing the best option for you?
Use Elderly Accommodation Counsel’s (EAC) interactive tool to determine how well your current home suits you.
Do you need further support?
Residential care is available for for a short time (usually one to two weeks) to offer you or your carer a break.
Residential care homes provide a service for people who can no longer manage in their own home even with additional support from social services, friends and carers, these are provided by care homes with nursing.
The flats are unfurnished and are rented in a similar way to other council housing. Tenants in sheltered housing have the same conditions of tenancy as all council tenants except they do not have the right to buy.
Not for you?
We realise that our sheltered housing schemes may not be ideal for everyone. There are other options out there:
- housing association sheltered housing
- private sheltered housing