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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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THREE months ago work started on the site of the former Seaton Burn Social Club to build the new Sheltered Home for the village to replace Chapelville.
Developers DW Dulson offer sheltered homes for the retired and disabled - called Continuing Care.
Medway Council wishes to engage a service provider to deliver the cleaning service to 1 294 tenanted and leasehold flats and Homes for Independent Living sheltered homes in the council area.
A BURGLAR who targeted old people in their sheltered homes - two of his victims were in their 90s - has been jailed for six years.
Dave Armstrong, housing services director, said: "We have a variety of high-quality, sheltered homes for older people that are safe and secure.
Overall, the programme will deliver 943 new and refurbished sheltered homes for the older population in North Tyneside, which is expected to increase by 42% by 2026.
This has been a bumper season with almost double the number of visitors we had last year," said Peter Sotheran, chairman of the trustees of the sheltered homes.
Residents from College Gardens in Coundon - a complex made up of sheltered homes in Teachers Close, Banks Road, Christchurch Road and Shadowbrook Road - and St Thomas Court, in the Butts, helped to raise pounds 1,000 for Olivia Clarke.
At the moment are only 50,000 sheltered homes in the private sector across the country, said to be 'wholly insufficient'.
Mrs Jones lives at the Cartref Sheltered Homes complex in Skewen, Neath and is thought to be the oldest person in Neath and Port Talbot and one of the oldest in the UK.
Widow Joan has promised a slap-up meal out for her 34 sheltered homes complex neighbours in Skegness, Lincs.
The programme includes four days of performances at 55 schools, eight libraries and four sheltered homes.