This updated Housing LIN Factsheet no 6, now in its 3rd edition,
describes key design principles and issues to consider when developing a
brief for a new Extra Care Housing development.
Of particular significance, it has also been updated to address
health and safety considerations following Grenfell, the avoidance of
overheating and, more recently, the impact of Coronavirus on the design
of self-contained accommodation for older people. For examples, layout measures to limit infection control whilst maintaining social interaction for residents.