Supported housing

Extra-care housing

Extra-care housing is designed specifically for people aged 55+ with additional care needs, that enables people to live independently, whilst providing reassurance to friends and family peace of mind. It provides the security and privacy of a home of your own, a range of on-site facilities and staff are available day and night to provide care as required.

Is extra-care housing for you?

  • Are you thinking of moving or leaving your old home because of life changes or health problems that mean it is difficult to remain where you are?
  • Are you looking for peace of mind that 24-hour support is on hand if required?
  • Do you prefer to have your own home because you value your independence and privacy?

Do you qualify?

If you meet any of the criteria below, you may be eligible for extra-care housing:

  • you are a Hillingdon resident, aged over 55 or 65 (depending on the scheme)
  • you will have eligible care and support needs to be met to enable you to live independently
  • you may have a physical, sensory or learning disability
  • you currently reside in the borough
  • you are already receiving a home care service from the council
  • you do not have the equity to purchase your own property
  • you are eligible for social housing within the borough

The amount you pay depends on your individual situation and income.

For more details on extra-care housing, contact the team by emailing socialcaredirect@hillingdon.gov.uk or calling 01895 556633.

Page last updated: 29 Aug 2019