Extra Care housing in Knowsley

Extra Care housing is housing designed for people who are predominantly over the age of 55 years and offers the benefit of independent living with on-site support available when needed. Find out more about locations and how to apply here.

About Extra Care housing in Knowsley

In Knowsley, there are a range of self-contained, one and two bed spacious apartments and bungalows designed to meet the needs of residents.

Properties can either be rented and in some schemes, shared ownership is available. Shared ownership means you own a proportion of the property (between 25% to 75%) and the housing provider owns the remaining share.

Extra Care housing helps people live as independently as possible with

  • Their own home and front door in a familiar community environment
  • Specially adapted, secure and accessible accommodation
  • Access to 24-hour care and support
  • A choice of housing across the borough
  • Assistive technology (such as lifeline alarms, smoke alarms)
  • An assured tenancy

Home features

  • Spacious, self-contained accommodation
  • Communal gardens
  • Communal rooms
  • Communal facilities with a hairdresser, computer suite and library
  • Bistros
  • Guest facilities and the option for family member to stay overnight for a small fee
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