This section describes housing options available if you or a relative are finding it difficult to manage at home.
Residential care homes and nursing homes
A link to the Residential care homes and nursing homes page can be found in the Related Pages section.
Sheltered (or retirement) housing is suitable for people who like to live independently but like to know they are not alone in case of an emergency. Sheltered housing can either be made up of bungalows, self-contained flats or bedrooms. We provide sheltered housing along with housing associations, charities and independent organisations. There is a full list of sheltered housing in the Leeds Care Homes and Housing Options Directory which can be found in the in the Documents section. You can also see what sheltered housing is available by visiting the Leeds Homes website. A link can be found in the External links section.
How to apply for sheltered housing
To apply for sheltered housing you first need to register with Leeds Homes. Either:
- download, complete and return the Leeds Homes membership form which can be found in the Documents section
- speak to Leeds Homes advisor on 0113 222 4413 (or textphone 0113 222 4410)
- or visit your local Housing Office or One Stop Centre if you would like to speak to someone in person
Extra Care housing
A link to the Extra Care housing page can be found in the Related Pages section.
A link to the Continuing Healthcare page can be found in the Related Pages section.