For older people who need some help to remain independent and live in a secure community, Gretton Court in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire offers 39 self-contained flats and four bedsits. Each flat has its own living room, kitchen, toilet and hand wash basin, whilst the bedsits comprise of lounge and bedroom.
On site there is a laundry room, lift, communal dining room and lounge with a large garden and seating area. A midday meal is provided on a daily basis in the communal dining area and various social events take place including carpet bowls, film shows, church services, bingo and coffee mornings. Guest facilities are also available for a small charge to the Council, enabling families to stay over.
Off-site, there are lots of amenities nearby – shops, town centre and a bus stop are all within a few hundred yards.
To be eligible for this scheme, residents need to be assessed by Adult Social Care as needing a minimum of 3 hours care per week and apply to Melton Borough Council to join the housing register.
Our carers strive to help residents to retain as much independence as possible, for as long as possible and are on-site 24/7. Care is tailored to the needs of each person, provided within the comfort and privacy of their own flat and can range from a little help daily to support throughout the day and night time.
Working in close partnership with Melton Borough Council and Leicestershire County Council. we ensure high quality, seamless independent living for the residents of this scheme.