MPS: Extra care housing
Extra care housing (ECH) provides self-contained; one or two bedroomed apartments, most often for older people; across a range of tenures. Twenty-four-hour care and support is available on-site, alongside a range of communal facilities available to support residents and the wider community.
ECH schemes offer a range of on-site and outreach services and provide assistive technology infrastructure and equipment which is flexible to meet the needs of each resident.
ECH is one of the range of housing with care options available to people to support their independence.
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Last updated: 09/10/2020