Care homes and housing options

Maybe you need a little extra support to enable you to live at home independently, or perhaps the time has come to consider moving into somewhere better suited to support your own particular needs.

Staying at home

You might be finding it difficult to cope at home but there are a number of ways that you can be supported, so you can remain living there independently for as long as possible.

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Sheltered and supported housing

Extra care and sheltered housing help older people to continue to live independently and Supported Housing solutions for vulnerable people.

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Residential homes

A residential home is a place where a number of people live together, looked after by care staff who are available 24 hours a day.

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Nursing homes

A nursing home is a place where a number of people who need nursing care, because of illness or disability, live together, looked after by trained nursing staff.

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