Supported Housing is specially designed rented accommodation for elderly or vulnerable people who enjoy independent living. It provides comfortable accommodation with the added security of supported housing staff providing regular support and contact. Each property has a 24 hour alarm system and pull cords installed for emergency purposes.
The benefits of Supported Housing are:
- Independence with support
- Higher level security
- Own front door
- 24 hour call system within the property
- Help on hand in emergencies
- Handyperson scheme
- designated support workers
The role of the support team
The main duties of the support workers is to provide person centred support to each resident. They take a co-ordinating role to help residents to access other services, such as health services; therapists; care providers; domestic services; social service’s to maintain independence. These areas of needs are identified when a resident moves in and for existing residents during support reviews.
Corby Borough Councils supported housing schemes and dispersed bungalows are self contained, comfortable apartments or bungalows built around communal areas.
These properties are either:
- Individual designated 1 - 2 bed roomed bungalows within the community
- Flats of 1 -2 bed roomed within a building, with communal areas and facilities.
How do I apply ?
Supported Housing available for rent is advertised via Keyways . To apply for this accommodation you will need to register with Keyways and complete an application form.
Once registered, an application (a bid) can be made for a property within any of the areas registered on Keyways , subject to qualifying criteria.
If you require further advice see the Supported Tenants Handbook or please contact us on 01536 464289/464204/463180.