Extra care housing is an extension to traditional sheltered housing for people aged 55 and over. It gives you the opportunity of living as independently as possible with the reassurance that you can get help if you need it. The self contained purpose built flats are designed for older people. There is no feeling of living in an institution or to someone else's schedule.
Extra care housing enables you to:
There are currently 3 extra care housing schemes in Crawley:
There are three elements to the cost of extra care housing:
The amount you pay will vary depending on your individual situation and your income. You may be entitled to benefits to meet some or all of the costs.
If you are over 55 and wish to be considered for an extra care sheltered home you will need to complete a housing application form or talk to one of our team.
You can request an application form by using the contact details on the right.
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