sheltered housing


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sheltered housing

a group of dwelling-houses which, having regard to their design, size and other features, are particularly suitable for occupation by elderly people (or by people who are disabled or infirm or in some other way vulnerable) and which, for the purposes of such occupation, are provided with facilities substantially different from those of ordinary dwelling-houses.
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A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: "Four appliances attended at the sheltered housing complex shortly after 2.
Somerset county council commission a housing related support service in sheltered housing.
The art group is an initiative of Renfrewshire Sheltered Housing that was set up in a bid to help people combat loneliness and isolation.
The Plaid Cymru councillors in Fairwater are totally opposed to the closure of Clos Y Nant Older Persons Sheltered Housing and closing the Fairwater Social Club.
And demolition work starts this week on the former sheltered housing scheme in St Cuthbert's Close, which had 41 flats for residents aged 60 or over.
Under the proposed changes, several sheltered housing schemes will be decommis-sioned ; all bungalows will become a lifeline only service and the Sheltered Housing Service will be replaced with an 'Independent Living Service.
The attack took place at a sheltered housing complex run by Glasgow's Trust Housing Association in the Calton area of the city at 10.
Local pupils, the Vale of Glamorgan Council's Housing Team, Keep Wales Tidy and some green-fingered residents helped create the garden at the back of Fairoaks Sheltered Housing.
Discussions will start next month and proposals include changing the designation of the sheltered housing scheme to general housing needs as well as those over the age of 60, improving security arrangements and improving individual flats and the general building.
Attend to receive an important update on the future of sheltered housing and develop innovative solutions to plan, design and deliver affordable and sustainable sheltered housing schemes.
The overall project will deliver more than 900 one and two-bedroomed apartments for rent to the over 60s across ten new and 16 refurbished sheltered housing schemes to be delivered over three years.
I myself was once the chair of the sheltered housing liaison board, but resigned when it became evident what the Labour council were doing to our homes.