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Housing choices

  • Sheltered housing

    Sheltered housing is intended specifically for older people, usually over 60. Find out more about sheltered housing and see if it might suit you.
  • Buying a retirement home

    Our guide to buying retirement housing explains what you should consider when choosing a new home in a retirement scheme.
  • Park homes

    This factsheet gives information about the law relating to park homes (also called mobile homes or caravans). It includes points to consider when buying a park home and refers to organisations that offer advice and support to park home residents.
  • Care homes

    Are you considering care homes? Use our information and advice to ensure you can make an informed decision.
  • Homelessness

    This new factsheet for Wales discusses what help is available if you are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  • Council and Housing Association housing

    This factsheet gives information about applying for housing from local authority and housing associations.

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Care home checklist

This checklist suggests what to ask to help you find out as much as you can about a home and make an informed choice.

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