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Retirement Accommodation (Sheltered Housing)

External link providing details of the Code of Practice These pages are designed to provide you and your family with information on sheltered housing schemes.

It is aimed at anyone who has an interest in this type of accommodation whether they be an existing tenant or someone who would like more information before deciding whether to apply for retirement accommodation.

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What is Retirement Accommodation?

It is a group or ‘scheme’ of unfurnished dwellings especially designed with the needs of older people in mind. It is not the same type of accommodation as a residential or nursing home and each tenant has their own separate flat, bedsit or bungalow.

A Warden and a Community Alarm Centre provide 24-hour cover in the case of emergencies.

There are 22 Retirement Accommodation schemes in Wrexham County Borough.

What does is provide?

There are some variations between sheltered housing schemes however, they usually provide most of the following: