Retirement Living Information

Residents living in a Retirement Living scheme have their own flat or bungalow, with a community alarm system to enable residents to call for help in an emergency. The majority of schemes have a facilities that our residents can enjoy which include: a residents lounge with a kitchen, and some have disabled bathing and laundry facilities guest suite facilities. 

There are two types of housing options that we offer:

Independent Living

This service is aimed at those who are 50+,  still active and mobile, but would benefit from the support of community living. Independent living offers younger older peopler the opportunity to live in thier own home, supported by a 24 hour emergency alarm service.

The service on offer comprises of:

  • 24 hour emergency alarm service
  • Health and Safety checks
  • Access to residents lounge (at most schemes)
  • Access to a guest suite (either on site or at a nearby scheme)
  • Property Management Services

Assisted Living

Assisted Living is aimed at those who capable of living independently on a day to day basis but that need a litte additional support, which is tailored to each residents needs. Residents will be safe in the knowledge that our
team of staff are on site making sure that everything runs smoothly.

There is no age limit to apply for assisted living, however all residents must have a support need to be eligible for this service.

  • Staff presence at the scheme 1 x per week (minimum)
  • Social Activities
  • Welcome induction to the scheme
  • 24 hour emergency alarm service
  • Health and Safety Checks
  • Access to Residents Lounge
  • Access to Guest Suite
  • Property Management Services

How to apply

 To apply for both Independent Living and Assisted Living you will need to complete a housing application,  this can be done online at: www.homefindersomerset.co.uk.

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  • Housing related support is helping someone to remain independent within their own property. ie. Well Being visit/ call, assistance with correspondence/official phone calls, sign posting to external agencies particularly care agencies.
  • Residents are allowed to have family and friends to stay overnight, but only for a maximum of 3 nights. The Scheme Manager/ Control Centre also need to be informed for health and safety reasons. The guestroom facility can also be booked to accommodate visits.
  • Pets are only permitted in properties that have direct access to the outside. Pets are not allowed in the communal areas.
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