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Extra care housing in Colchester – Wren House


What is extra care housing?

Extra care is sometimes known as assisted living or sheltered housing.

This is when a resident owns, rents or part-rents their own purpose-built home within a scheme that provides communal spaces and care support for them.

Our services are commissioned by the local authorities and are available to people living at, or moving to, selected schemes.

If you have a tenancy at Wren House extra care housing in Colchester, you may be eligible for a personalised care plan with us.

If you are a tenant at Wren House and would like us to support you, please call our office on 01206 282819

Extra Care Housing in Colchester

Wren House extra care housing

At Wren House, residents can live independently in one of the 18 self-contained flats; safe in the knowledge that help is on hand 24/7 should it be needed.

The unfurnished properties allow residents to make it their home, with their own style and possessions around them.


Life at Wren House

Wren House contains a communal lounge, dining room, activities room, laundry room and garden.

Throughout the year, the warden organises activities, such as coffee mornings, movie afternoons and music for residents; helping them to feel a part of the community.

Extra Care Housing in Colchester

On-site care team

The presence of professional care staff, on site 24/7, mean that those living at Wren House extra care in Colchester can retain their independence, safe in the knowledge that support is available when they need it.

As Wendy Dark, Registered Manager for Wren House, said:

“Our extra care is only as good as our carers, and our carers’ are fantastic. It’s all to do with them. They club together to support the residents and go above and beyond.


All our extra care schemes are different in character and the carers complement each respective scheme. They really are so thoughtful. Both to the residents and each other.”

We have been delivering affordable, reliable and flexible care for more than 35 years. Our extra care team has a wealth of experience in providing excellent care with skill, dedication and a smile.

No matter what your needs, our tailored care plans put you first. As a result, every individual’s care is just that; individual.


Our partner

Landlord: Sanctuary Housing



To enquire about living at Wren House

Call Sanctuary Housing on: 0800 131 3348


If you are an existing tenant wanting to receive care

Call Wren House Agincare team on: 01206 282819
Or email: thecannonsmgr@agincare.com

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Christine Chase, Colchester, Essex CO3 4DP, UK

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