Remodelling to create extra care

Commissioners of housing and care services often find that traditional sheltered housing or care homes no longer meet the needs and aspirations of people who might have previously chosen these options. In some cases commissioners will consider using the old buildings as a basis for developing new extra care services.

The resources listed below provide guidance and examples relating to remodelling existing provision to develop extra care housing.

There are also resources on general design features of extra care housing on the Commissioning - design page