If your independence and privacy are important to you, but you need some extra help, extra care housing could be for you. It gives you more support than sheltered housing but more independence than a care home.
You have your own front door and the security of renting or owning your own home, and care and support staff available 24 hours a day if you need them.
Extra care housing properties vary but they all have communal areas where you can meet and enjoy activities with other residents, and extra services on site. There's a choice of properties including flats and bungalows.
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First of all, Livewell Southwest will need to carry out a needs assessment to check you are eligible.
The type and level of support you get will depend on your needs and the scheme where you live but can include:
Extra care housing costs fall into four areas: