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Gretton Court

Egerton View, Leicester Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0RW. Extra care housing

Melton Borough Council

Managed by: Melton Borough Council

Email your enquiry or 01664 502 502


Manager's description

“Gretton Court, Egerton View, Melton Mowbray is a frail and elderly extra care scheme which is operated by Melton Borough Council for elderly people who wish to remain independent and live in a secure community.
The scheme is linked to a two-way communications system with staff on duty 24 hours a day 7 days a week for on- site care and support. 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 need to apply to Melton Borough Council to join the housing register. Daily contact is made with residents to check on their well-being and visits are arranged for the more vulnerable residents. The scheme comprises of 43 self-contained flats with their own kitchen, cloakroom with WC and hand wash basin.
To meet the needs of assisted bathing the specialist bathing and showering facilities are shared.

On site there is a laundry room, communal lounge with large garden and seating area. A midday meal is provided on a daily basis in the communal dining area.
Various social events take place at the scheme including carpet bowls, film shows, church services, bingo and coffee mornings”

Main facts

  • Extra care housing
  • 40 flats. Built in 1988. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties
  • Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
  • Lift, lounge, dining room, laundry, guest facilities, garden
  • Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 500 yards; shop 500 yards; post office 700 yards; town centre 700 yards; GP 1.5 mile(s); social centre 1 mile(s)
  • Scheme for, or of particular interest to: frail elderly people. Weekly Social Activities include: coffee mornings, concerts, bingo, etc, organised by warden. Some meals available (Mid-day meal. 7 days.). New residents accepted from 60 years of age
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 09/09/2014. Update info


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Residents’ views

Not available - The residents have not taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS).


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Location

Egerton View, Leicester Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0RW

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