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. 

Extra Care Housing schemes in Somerset

Aster Communities - 0333 400 8222
Homes in Sedgemoor - 0800 585 360 or 01278 552400
Liverty - 07921 387096 or 07921 386975
Magna West Somerset - 07977 175 270
Sanctury Housing - 07423 479148 or 01823 325533
Taunton Deane Borough Council - 07775 221298
Yarlington Housing Group - 01935 404623

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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