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Last edited 30 Nov 2020
Sheltered housing definition
Approved document B, Fire Safety, Volume 2, Buildings other than dwellinghouses (2019 edition), suggests that sheltered housing:
'Includes two or more dwellings in the same building or on adjacent sites, designed
and constructed as residential accommodation for vulnerable or elderly people who receive, or will receive, a support service.'
where those dwellings are, in each case, designed and constructed for the purpose of providing residential accommodation for vulnerable or elderly people who receive, or who are to receive, a support service.
where those dwellings are, in each case, designed and constructed for the purpose of providing residential accommodation for people who receive, or who are to receive, a support service; and, for these purposes, “support service” has the same meaning as in the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001.’
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