Housing 21 opens extracare units in Kent
Two new Housing 21 extracare housing developments were opened recently in Wilmington, Dartford, Kent.
Emily Court and Adam Court have been built on the site of the former Stanley Morgan House residential care home, to allow older people and adults with learning disabilities the opportunity to live independently in accessible rental accommodation.
Emily Court is the first of seven extracare schemes which are being built across Kent. It will provide 40 self-contained apartments for older people with support on hand should they need it. Nearby Adam Court will provide nine apartments for people with learning disabilities. The schemes have been built by United House Ltd.
The £72m partnership between Kent County Council and ten of the 12 district and borough councils in the county will provide 275 extracare apartments along with 65 supported living apartments.
In addition to the well-equipped, high specification apartments, Emily Court has a number of facilities av