Extra care, health & wellbeing

The aim of extra care housing is to maintain independence. Good mental and emotional wellbeing is as important in this aim as factors such as mobility and safety. The resources listed below contain ideas and guidance about ensuring that extra care developments place equal emphasis on aspects such as social and emotional wellbeing.

If you are interested in health & wellbeing of older people in extra care and in general housing you will also find some relevant resources on the Older People - health & wellbeing page.