Somerset County Council

Extra Care Housing


Extra Care Housing
Extra Care Housing (ECH) is considered a specialist housing provision, mainly for older people or for people with a long-term care and support need or disability. 

ECH in Somerset offers support available on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a designated on site care team This team delivers assessed care packages during the morning and evening, or whenever someone needs it. 

The aim of ECH in Somerset is to provide a cost-effective alternative to residential care, and there are examples of this working well in some schemes. 

For more information, please see our information sheet D6 Extra Care Housing

You can find more information and search providers on the Somerset Choices website.


Contact: Customer Contact
Use the 'Contact Adult Social Care' form if you have a quick question for the team 
For a more detailed conversation please phone 0300 123 2224
Fax: 01823 321187
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.

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