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Independent Living in the Derbyshire Dales

We understand how important it is for our older customers to maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle.

Independent Living Scheme

Hoyle Court, Bakewell

We have specialist Independent Living Schemes with properties in Ashbourne, Wirksworth, Matlock, Darley Dale, and Bakewell.

These schemes are designated rented accommodation for anyone aged 55 or over with support needs, but who enjoy independent living within a friendly and communal atmosphere. The accommodation provides a comfortable and safe environment with the peace of mind with 24 hours a day emergency alarm system.

There are several benefits to living in our Sheltered Schemes, you will receive:

Town Head, Ashbourne

Each unfurnished flat is self-contained with its own bedroom /living area, bathroom and kitchen. Each scheme may also feature a range of communal facilities, such as lounge areas, guest room, communal gardens, level access, parking facilities and all situated in convenient locations within the county. Each offer a varied programme of events and social activities, which could include coffee mornings: luncheon club: Artability: bingo: chair based exercises and planned trips out to local markets, attractions and sights.

In order to access this accommodation you will need to be registered on the Derbyshire Dales Home Options Housing Register, you can do this by completing a registration form. In order to receive a form please contact Derbyshire Dales District Council on 01629 761100.

If you would like more information about our properties, please contact our Customer Service Team on 01629 593200.

Independent Living Support

Our scheme coordinators will signpost you to support services across the Derbyshire Dales and we help our older residents to remain in your homes longer by promoting independent living and helping to prevent the feeling of isolation.

Each flat has a hard wired 24 hour call system. Our partners Tunstall provide the cover from an Emergency Response call centre. They answer and monitor all calls and in the event of an emergency the call centre staff will alert your nominated contact, doctor or the emergency services to respond.

Dagnall Gardens, Bakewell Wheatley Gardens, Darley Dale

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