Read our guide to housing options for older people in Elmbridge for information about housing and support to enable independent living for older and vulnerable people. It includes housing schemes and services specifically for older people provided by the council, housing associations, and local charities: Document Guide to housing options for older people in Elmbridge (PDF, 396.83KB) Rented accommodation Some accommodation is specifically for those over 55 years of age and is referred to as Independent Living Accommodation or sheltered accommodation. There is no on site warden and no element of care is provided. If you want to be considered for rented retirement housing, you will need to meet the qualifying criteria to join the council’s Housing Register and your application will be assessed in accordance with the allocations policy. For more information see Apply for social housing. Support For more information on housing related support services, read our directory: Document Housing related support services directory (PDF, 498.03KB) Visit First Stop Care Advice for an independent free telephone service and information website. Visit Housing Care for an online directory of housing developments and care homes across the country.