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Residential, Nursing and Extra Care

The benefits of Extra Care housing for you, your family and carers

Living in an Extra Care scheme has many benefits over other forms of care and support:

Research published showed that people living in Extra Care housing enjoyed better health, had fewer hospital stays and a lower number of falls. They were also less likely to move into residential care.

More: understanding Extra Care housing Including the costs of moving from your own home


Related links

  • Find out about the Project Extra Care programme

  • Elderly Accommodation Council (EAC) helping people make informed choices about meeting their housing and care needs

  • Housing Care - specialist directories and information on nursing homes, residential care homes, sheltered housing, extra care housing and retirement villages

  • Housing LIN - connecting people and promoting innovative new ideas that enhance the housing choices of older people

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