The difference between extra care and care enabled housing

Holdenhurst is our new development of 48 affordable rental apartments, offering enhanced sheltered housing. This means that you live independently but can take additional services if you need them. This helps to future-proof your move, enabling you to stay in your own home for longer.

Extra care and our care-enabled approach at Holdenhurst

One of Holdenhurst’s special features is that is a care-enabled complex. This means that should you need it, care can be brought in from outside providers. Traditionally, extra care means that your ‘landlord’ organises care for you onsite, but our approach leaves you free to take the services you choose to allow you to live active, fulfilling and happy lives.

The important thing is that Holdenhurst is enabled for care, so the environment is set up to make care possible, but not compulsory.

Why living in a care-enabled home may be the best move you ever make

Living at Holdenhurst would benefit any lifestyle as you could move in at a younger age and live independently or with some help around the home. It’s your choice! Holdenhurst could be your forever home as it could accommodate any changes you would like to make to your lifestyle, perhaps as your needs change as you age. We are confident that a move to Holdenhurst could be the best decision you’ll ever make.

About the apartments at Holdenhurst

Choose from a one or two bed apartment, all finished to a high standard with homely surroundings and excellent facilities. Each apartment is completely self-contained with its own front door, ensuring privacy and security.

The apartments are fitted with Paula Rosa kitchens, a range of appliances, are centrally heated and have a state-of-the-art Tunstall digital security and communications system with 24/7 coverage.

All tenants have access to our landscaped shared garden, with seating and patio area. Some apartments also have access to a balcony or small patio area. In some cases, we may even be able to accommodate your beloved pet.

Other features and services on offer

Holdenhurst is designed to be a supportive, vibrant and like-minded community with active, independent living at its heart. You will be able to get involved as much or as little as you wish, with the freedom to live independently.

There will be an onsite support team offering a range of services to make living a little easier – this might include apartment cleaning and laundry, help with shopping or accompanying to appointments. This list is not exhaustive and it will be for you to decide what you would like help with. We will always be clear what might cost extra.

They can also help with online activities and finding local activities or hobbies to do. If it helps you stay active and social, we will do our best to support you. We are on hand to make life as interesting, varied and simple as possible.

Find out more and register your interest

As you can see, Holdenhurst has every element you need for a fulfilling life in a care-enabled environment.

  • Find out more about Holdenhurst by visiting our dedicated website.
  • If you’re interested in one of our apartments please Register Your Interest and we will get in touch to help. 

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