Often as people grow older, they may need to make housing changes due to changing circumstances.

Available Options

There are a number of options available:

  • Adapting your home
  • Getting extra help at home
  • Improving your security at home
  • Moving to a smaller home
  • Moving to sheltered accommodation
  • Moving to a care home

Available Resources

We have a number of resources which may help in making decisions and accessing housing services.

There are Age UK Factsheets which contain detailed information, and guidance on housing, up to five of which can be sent free of charge.

Age UK Publications produce a number of support books covering information on housing.

Find out more

Queries Local to Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch and the eastern Dorset area:

To obtain details of these factsheets, books and other areas of help and support please ring our Information line on 01202 523300 or email us on info@ageukbournemouth.org.uk

Lines are open: Monday - Friday, 9.30am – 4pm.

An answer phone is available to leave a message.

Queries elsewhere in the UK

Contact the National Age UK using their online contacts form

Further information