Muchelney House

Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0EF. Extra care housing

Yarlington Housing Group

Managed by: Yarlington Housing Group

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Manager's description

“Located in Ilminster, Somerset, Muchelney House is an established part of the wider community. With its 32 self-contained, one-bedroom flats, Muchelney House offers a fully equipped laundry room; communal lounge/dining room, shower room, communal kitchen and en-suite guestroom. The communal kitchen is used to prepare the daily midday meals”

Main facts

  • Extra care housing
  • 32 flats. Built in 1990 and renovated in 2001. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes wheelchair standard properties
  • Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff, Visiting management staff (By Scheme Manager), Non-resident management staff (7 days) and Community alarm service
  • Lift, lounge, dining room, laundry, guest facilities, garden, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 500 yards; shop 500 yards; post office 500 yards; town centre 600 yards; GP 100 yards; social centre 500 yards
  • Scheme for, or of particular interest to: frail older people and younger disabled people. Regular Social Activities include: Bingo, coffee mornings, video club, communion, computer club
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
  • Care provider: Somerset Care at Home

Info updated: 20/02/2017. Update info


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Residents’ views

A number of residents have taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS); they have given top marks to this scheme for:

  • Convenience of the location
  • Number / size of facilities
  • Quality of the building and facilities
  • Staff role and interaction

Comments about Muchelney House

I have been taking my Dad for lunch once a week and to 'Singing for the Brain' every two weeks. Although he isn't a resident he is always made to feel very welcome by everyone. 31/03/2017Val (day user)reply

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Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People AwardsEAC Housing for Older People Award - Retirement housingEAC Housing for Older People Award - Housing with care

  • Muchelney House is a vibrant extra care housing scheme, that holds a range of activities, so there is something for everyone. The scheme participates fully in the community and is well regarded. The staff and carers are fully committed to resident welfare and the atmosphere is really welcoming. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • Secure with a warden on call at all times. Renting a flat allows one to be independent, allowing one to take part in community life which is offered regularly. Made by a resident in 2017

  • It's the best place to live. I am well cared for and have plenty of events. Certainly not lonely. Here we have a good manager. So good for us oldies' needs. Made by a resident in 2017

  • The reason I like living here is because I am independent but can also get involved in communal activities if I so wish with no pressure. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I feels safe and not too many worries (except what comes with age)!! Made by a resident in 2017

  • It is close to the town centre, on level ground. Lots of activities to get involved with. Made by a resident in 2017

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