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Extra Care Sheltered Housing

What is Extra Care Housing?

Living in an extra care housing scheme means you have your own home with the care and support you need to live independently. The purpose-built accommodation and facilities comprise:

  • one- and two-bedroom self-contained apartments to rent
  • communal areas including lounge, dining room, laundry, garden
  • a care team to manage the site and support your independence
  • home care staff to provide support for people who need it.

Who can live in Extra Care Housing?

The schemes are designed for you if you are:

  • Over 55
  • Eligible for Bournemouth Council’s Housing Register
  • Are physically or mentally frail or have a long-term condition which will require more care in time
  • Living in housing that cannot be adapted to meet your needs
  • Are thinking about moving to a care home or already living in a care home but would prefer to live independently with support.
  • Do not have the finances for a private scheme.

Where are the Extra Care Housing schemes?

Extra Care Housing is located at:

  • Hibbberd Court, Ensbury Park
  • Kingsley House, Moordown
  • Vale Road, Boscombe
  • Brushett House, Draper Road, Kinson
  • Craigleith, Boscombe

To find out more contact Bournemouth Care Direct (contact details as shown)

Related Information


Postal Address Bournemouth Care Direct,
Customer Services Centre,
St Stephens Road, Bournemouth, Dorset
Telephone Number 01202 454979
Fax Number 01202 454975
Email address Care Direct
Out of Hours Telephone Number

Out of Hours:
01202 657279

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