There is sheltered housing, self-contained accommodation for people over 60 or disabled people who require the added security that a scheme like this can offer.
But importantly, there is also support available to enable you to remain in your home if you don't wish to move.
A number of Registered Providers (Housing Associations) provide sheltered housing for rent.
This is accommodation for people aged 60 years and over and enables you to live independently.
Sheltered housing properties have generally been built for older people and are usually self-contained flats or bungalows. They often have an alarm call system and a scheme Coordinator.
To apply for sheltered housing you need to apply to Devon Home Choice.
If you want to know about residential or nursing care please visit Devon County Council's Residential Homes page.
Care Direct provides information and help for older people including: