Housing (easy read)

A woman pointing at a home she would like to live in

We support people to stay living in their own home. There are different types of housing and support to choose from.

Group of service users

If you need a lot of care and support, you might live as part of a group in a residential care home.

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If you need help with washing, dressing and taking medication, you might live in a nursing home.

Three residents sat in a communal lounge

Residential care and nursing homes have areas like lounges, dining rooms and gardens where you can spend time with other people.

A resident using his own key to open his door.

If you need less support, you might live in supported housing. This will give you more independence and control of your life.

Person centred support

In supported housing, you could live as part of a group or on your own. We will give you as much or as little support as you need.

Alarm pull cord

You can choose to have extra support, such as pendants and pull cords. This is called telecare and can help to keep you safe at home for longer.

A trades person

You might have a landlord. They will make sure the house you live in stays in a good condition.

Tenancy agreement

Your landlord will give you a document called a Tenancy Agreement. This tells you what your rights and responsibilities are.

Representation of a happy resident

Whatever type of house you live in, we will support you to feel happy and safe at home.

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Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities. Images used on our website and literature may be representative and are for illustration purposes only.

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