Ensuring Extra Care is Part of the Community, not a Community Apart

Cover Case Study 95

This Housing LIN Case Study no 95 showcases how a 120 unit extra care housing scheme in Swansea has become an integral resource for the wider community. The study found that forging relationships with stakeholder groups across the local community is vital to the ownership of the scheme by both tenants and the wider community. In addition, the benefits from employing an experienced Community Activities Co-ordinator have proved invaluable, generating substantial inreach and outreach activities and helping to sustain the vibrancy of Hazel Court as a resource for the local community.