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We look at some of the many specialist housing options for older people, including shared ownership, retirement villages, Abbeyfield developments, and almshouses. You buy part of a property and pay rent on the remainder. Contact your local Help to Buy agent to find out more. Retirement villages are fairly new in the UK. They are usually large schemes set out like a village, with a range of facilities such as shops, restaurants, gyms and swimming pools.
Personal care services are often provided. Properties in retirement villages are available privately to buy, rent or part-buy. Make sure you understand what services are provided, how much they cost and how they are paid for, and check the lease to see what happens if you decide to sell or leave the property to someone.
The Elderly Accommodation Counsel has a list of retirement villages. The Abbeyfield Society is a charity which provides accommodation for people aged 55 and over.
The type of housing varies, but could be a converted house with bed-sitting rooms and a communal lounge. Some rooms have en-suite bathrooms. Residents are supported by a house manager and volunteers, and are provided with one or two cooked meals a day. Contact Abbeyfield for more information. Almshouses are run by charitable trusts and are mainly for older people. Each charity has a policy about who it will assist, such as residents in a particular geographical area or workers who have retired from a particular trade. You occupy an almshouse as a beneficiary of the charity and do not have the same legal rights as a tenant elsewhere.
Contact the Almshouse Association for more information about living in an almshouse.
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Some newer Abbeyfield developments are larger and provide extra-care accommodation. What should I do next? What extra money are you entitled to? For more information Contact the Elderly Accommodation Council for more information. We're here to help We offer support through our free advice line on Become part of our story Facebook Twitter Youtube Instagram. up today address. Errors Please enter a valid address.Wanting 2 help 65 or older
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