Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also sheltered accommodation)
noun[mass noun] British
Accommodation for elderly or disabled people consisting of private independent units with some shared facilities and a warden.
- Councillors pointed out that the entrance to sheltered accommodation for elderly people shares the lane.
- For 18 years she has worked as a warden for Humphrey Booth Housing which provides sheltered accommodation for the elderly.
- Elderly residents relying on sheltered accommodation are living in fear because often they only have a warden for half an hour a day.
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