Hemsworth Court Supported Housing

Hemsworth Court is a supported housing scheme for people with dementia in the Shankill area. It was developed in partnership between the Belfast Trust and Helm Housing Association

Hemsworth Court is conveniently located at Malvern Way off the Shankill Road Belfast, and is close to local amenities such as Churches, Health Centre, Leisure Centre, public transport and Belfast city centre

Care and Support

A 24 hour domiciliary care and enhanced support service is delivered by Belfast Trust staff. The aim is to provide specialist dementia care and support according to assessed need, enabling each tenant to live independently within their flat. Individual support plans are developed in partnership with the tenant and their family, and informs the level of personal care and support each tenant requires. The service is provided by support staff within each tenant’s flat and is delivered with the tenant’s permission.

All staff are trained to deliver the support and care services to ensure individual tenant goals are achieved. Tenants will be encouraged and supported to remain actively involved in all choices related to their daily routine


Hemsworth Court provides 35 modern high quality flats to combine the very best of housing design based on dementia design principles, with 24 hour support services, enabling the tenant to live independently. A range of assistive technology is available to ensure tenant safety within each flat. One and two bedroom flats are designed to accommodate a partner or carer.

All apartments are self-contained to include an en-suite shower room, lounge / dining area, fitted kitchen with oven, hob, washing machine and fridge freezer. The tenant will furnish their own apartment according to their personal choice.

Family Involvement

Families and carers are encouraged to continue to remain as involved in the care of their relative as they have been before they moved to Hemsworth Court.

Is Supported Housing for you or someone you care for?

  • Do you or they: - Have a Diagnosis of Dementia?
  • Wish to remain independent but require support to do so?
  • Wish to remain living in the community?

If you feel the above applies to you or someone you care for, please contact Hemsworth Court for further information on the application process:-

Hemsworth Court Telephone: (028) 9504 2694