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Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41

Assisted living

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Definition (in a digital/TEC context)
Tunstall in-house glossary

Equipment that is used to protect people within sheltered housing or extra care housing. The equipment usually consists of, at least, a single control unit and speech modules within each property. This allows alarms to be delivered locally to a House Manager or to an ARC.

Plain English definition
Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) Jargon Buster

Housing for older or disabled people, usually privately owned, where you have your own apartment within a larger development, and support (such as help with meals or laundry) is provided to meet your own particular needs.

Source: Stakeholder discussions

Extra care, supported living, assisted living, care home, nursing home, residential home, sheltered accommodation - multiple terms which may or may not mean similar things. (Stakeholder discussions)

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