Rented Housing for 60+ and 50+ for Extra Care Homes

All of our rented accommodation is located in Bournemouth and Ringwood.

Our housing has a communal door entry system and homes in Bournemouth enjoy a Sky Digital Television from the communal aerial system. All three sites in Bournemouth have additional features for residents' use, such as local drop-in office (for pre-arranged appointments), laundries, guest rooms, passenger lifts and/or communal lounges and communal gardens. Ringwood homes enjoy laundries and communal gardens.

Bournemouth Council externally contract a company that provides both the onsite care and housing related support at our extra care rented scheme at Craigleith in Bournemouth (normally 50 years old +). The care and support staff are normally on site at Craigleith from 7am to 11pm, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Outside of these hours an emergency call service is available.

All our flats in Bournemouth and Ringwood have an emergency call system linked by ‘Tunstall Telecom’ ‘call points’ to a 24-hour Bournemouth Council Careline Service. New tenants will be supplied with a pendant which can be used to summon help in an emergency 24 hours, 7 days a week.

All three sites in Bournemouth have plentiful opportunities for a variety of social events, organised by residents and are facilitated by council contracted staff at Craigleith. How much residents join in is entirely up to them.

Our tenants may wish to transfer to our 18+ homes that are primarily located in Poole. Our tenants who are over 60 years old and who live in our 18+ properties can apply to transfer to our 60+ accommodation in Bournemouth and Ringwood.

Non-Sandbourne residents wishing to be housed by us at our 60+ accommodation in Bournemouth and Ringwood should refer to the ‘apply for a flat’ page to see the criteria and download an application form.

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