Extra Care Housing
What is extra care housing?
Extra care housing is self-contained housing for frail older people. People will have their own front doors, with care and support on site. It is a popular choice among older people because it can sometimes provide an alternative to a care home.
Who is extra care housing for?
Extra care housing is designed to meet the needs of frail older people.
Other schemes and activities
Sheltered housing, residential care and nursing homes, community alarm services, home care and housing related support services.
When are they available?
There are seven extra care housing schemes in the Bradford district which have been developed by the Council working in partnership with registered social landlords.
Where are they?
The schemes are located throughout the district.
How do I access the service?
You can contact the services direct or contact the Access Team on: 01274 435400 for information on how to access extra-care services.
Who provides it?
There are seven different schemes in the Bradford district, managed by five housing providers.
Extra care housing schemes:
- Dove Court & Woodside Court are managed by Hanover.
- Mary Seacole Court & Staveley Court are managed by Housing 21.
- Rowanberries is managed by MHA Care Group.
- Hallcroft is managed by Anchor.
- Grove House is managed by Abbeyfield Ilkley Society Ltd.
How do they help?
Extra care housing can provide a real alternative to residential care for older people who value their independence, by providing self contained housing with support and care onsite. Extra care services often include a restaurant or dining room, health and fitness facilities, hairdressers, hobby rooms, communal facilities and onsite shops.
How can I apply?
You can contact the services direct or contact the Access Team on 01274 435400 for information on how to access extra-care services.
Is there a charge?
There is a charge for extra care housing, whether you will need to pay or contribute towards costs will depend on your personal circumstances.
I’d like to find out more, who can I talk to?
For more information please can contact the Access Team on 01274 435400