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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Hanover Court is a sheltered housing development for older people, situated on Springfield Terrance.
One year later it is still proving a hit with residents across Renfrewshire's 12 sheltered housing units.
Firefighters hope to meet residents of the four tower blocks and three sheltered housing complexes to educate residents on how to help cut the calls.
Along came the Edinburgh Sheltered Housing Liaison group -- a very grand title for a group of residents determined to give voice to the city's older population and their housing needs.
Council officials stressed: "Older people currently living in sheltered housing who do not have a live housing application are not part of this review."
Villagers and residents of Oathills Lea sheltered housing in Tarporley are campaigning to make sure the retirement complex is not closed.
The council's Caerphilly Homes team will be investing about PS10m in improvements at a number of its sheltered housing schemes between now and 2020.
Trust Housing Association's Mission Place Sheltered Housing Complex residents now have full access to computer equipment and free WIFI with staff encouraging them to access the internet for exercise videos, news, music and radio and to Skype or Facetime their family and friends.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: "Four appliances attended at the sheltered housing complex shortly after 2.30pm after reports of a leak of a chemical cleaning agent.
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.
Older residents wanted modern, oneor two-bedroom apartments or bungalows, according to the company's Sheltered Housing Older Persons team.