sheltered housing

(redirected from sheltered homes)
Also found in: Medical, Legal.

sheltered housing

n
(Social Welfare) accommodation designed esp for the elderly or infirm consisting of a group of individual premises, often with some shared facilities and a caretaker. Also called: sheltered accommodation or sheltered homes
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
He had probably lived there for years, with a fat prairie-dog for breakfast whenever he felt like it, a sheltered home, even an owl-feather bed, perhaps, and he had forgot that the world doesn't owe rattlers a living.