What is Independent Living?

Abbeyfield's Independent Living

What is Independent living?

Abbeyfield's Independent Living is high quality self contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments.  A range of leisure facilities are available and there are opportunities to enjoy a busy social calendar.  There is on site support 24hrs a day with the option to purchase personal care and support in your own home, from as little as one or two hours a week, to meet your individual needs.

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What support is available?

On site support is available 24hrs a day to ensure help can be summond in the event of an emergency.  Additional support can be purchased as your needs increase, such as personal care, which will offer assistance with bathing and other personal activities.  You can also purchase services such as meals on wheels, cleaners or help with shopping as required.

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Are meals provided?

All apartments have fully fitted kitchens enabling you to prepare all meals from your own home.  There are also restaurants available in some Independent living complexes where you can purchase restaurant credits.

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What tenure options are available?

This varies on the complex you are interested in.  Tenure options include, buying, shared ownership, rent or leasehold.

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How do I pay for Independent living?

 This will depend on your tenure option.  Please discuss this further on your initial enquiry.

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