Sheltered housing

What is sheltered housing?

Sheltered housing accommodation has special facilities like alarms and supported housing officer services, that are available for elderly people.

They help elderly people who need extra support to live independently.

Many of the sheltered housing schemes have communal lounges, which encourage social interaction and create a scheme community.

Lifeline alarm - emergency alarm service 24 hours a day

Lifeline is a an emergency alarm service, providing assistance at the touch of a button - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

It is run by Central Bedfordshire Council and monitored by a dedicated alarm monitoring team.

It is available to all residents living in the Central Bedfordshire area.

Additional information

For more information download our guides below:

Supported Housing leaflet (PDF 4.7MB)

Lifeline leaflet (PDF 1.7MB)

Supported housing for older people (PDF 1MB)

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