As you get older you may find that it is difficult to manage in your home. It might be possible to address some of your needs with aids and adaptations, such as:
For more information on adaptations visit our Adaptations and aids page.
If you decide that you want to move from your present home to more suitable housing we can provide advice and application forms for different types of housing in Derby. The types of housing available are:
Please contact us if you think you might need to move into a care home. We will make sure you are aware of other support which could help you stay in your own home for longer if that would be better.
This can include:
More information about general needs and sheltered housing can be found on the Derby Homefinder website.
For more information about Residential Homes in Derby, visit our Residential care homes page.
Extra Care Housing aims to meet the needs of frail older people and offers a range of care on site. It encourages independence and choice and help is available 24 hours a day. People who live in Extra Care Housing live in their own self contained homes and pay rent. It can provide you with an alternative to a residential care home.
Extra Care Housing often includes communal facilities such as residents' lounge, guest suite, laundry, restaurant and activity rooms. Domestic support and personal care are available on site.
For more information about Extra Care Housing in Derby, visit our Extra Care Housing page.