Rooftop Housing Groups’ new extra care scheme in Coleford is right at the forefront of new Government policy.

The NHS has announced that people with learning disabilities and autism will live in ‘homes not hospitals’. Dora Matthews House in Coleford Rooftop provides just that; there are 5 specially constructed bungalows for people with learning difficulties.

David Hannon , Development Director - Rooftop Housing GroupDora Matthews House was opened in October, and those 5 bungalows are currently waiting to become homes.

David Hannon Rooftop Group’s Development Director said that “Rooftop has always been concerned with providing homes for the most vulnerable in society and these bungalows, that are linked to out extra care scheme, offer independence with support right on the doorstep. We want the right people to take advantage of these homes; they were specifically built for people with learning difficulties and they’re the people who will call these bungalows home”

Dora Matthews House is in the heart of Coleford and is an ‘Extra Care’ scheme that offers homes to people living with dementia and people with learning disabilities.

Click here to listen to David Hannon talking to BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Steve Kitchen about Dora Matthews House's homes for people living with learning disabilities.