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Sheltered housing

Dales Housing offer 32 Sheltered Housing Schemes within the Derbyshire Dales, in Bakewell, Hope Valley, Youlgrave, Darley Dale, Matlock, Cromford, Wirksworth and Ashbourne.

These properties are either

  • Individual designated 1 - 2 bed roomed flats and bungalows within the community
  • or studio apartments and 1 -2 bed roomed flats within a bespoke building, with communal areas and facilities.

What is Sheltered & Supported Housing?

Sheltered & supported housing is specially designed rented accommodation for elderly or vulnerable people who enjoy independent living.

Sheltered housing provides comfortable accommodation with the added security of a Sheltered Housing Officer providing daily contact Monday to Friday, and additional contact and support provided by Tunstall Response alarm system 24 hours a day. We also provide an evening, weekend and bank holiday standby call out response service to attend when needed.

The benefits of sheltered & supported housing are:

  • Independence with support
  • Higher level security
  • Own front door
  • 24 hour call system within the property
  • Peace of mind, with help on hand in emergencies
  • A support plan, agreed between you and the Sheltered Housing Officer, to meet your individual support needs
  • Accredited to National Sheltered Housing Standards
  • Companionship and being part of a community

Further information

Further information is available from the Dales Housing website.