Kenneth Gamble Court

Retirement housing
West Avenue, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE18 2FP
West Avenue, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE18 2FP

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Managed by
Housing 21
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care.

Housing 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 55 and above.

Manager's Description

"Kenneth Gamble Court is in a quiet cul-de-sac off the main road, situated on the outskirts of Wigston Town Centre. It has fantastic tranquil gardens, which are maintained partly by residents. A Tesco ..." Show more "Kenneth Gamble Court is in a quiet cul-de-sac off the main road, situated on the outskirts of Wigston Town Centre. It has fantastic tranquil gardens, which are maintained partly by residents. A Tesco Superstore, and a variety of shops in Wigston Town centre are within approx 1 mile & Leicester City Centre 4 miles away. There is a bus stop across the road from the court cul de sac, with services to Leicester city (very regular).There is a Local "One Stop" store within 3 minutes walking distance, and a further Bus stop with services into Wigston Town.

Our Court Manager Service is an important and integral part of Housing & Care 21’s approach to supporting our residents. It is designed to offer support and security to the court and those residents on court who need it. The service is about promoting and encouraging individuals to maintain their independence in their own home.

Our Managers are also responsible for the day to day running of the court including looking after the Health & Safety, property management and resident engagement." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
35 flats. Built in 1979. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 400 yards; shop 900 yards; post office 1 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: coffee mornings, lunch club/meals, bingo, cards, dominos, barbecues, benefit health checks, weekly fruit and veg stall, organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 02/04/2009   Update info

Availability

Housing 21 welcomes enquiries for future vacancies in this Court.

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).
Managed by
Housing 21
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care.

Housing 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 55 and above.

Memberships
ERoSH: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of ERoSH, the national consortium for sheltered and retirement housing.
National Care Forum: The organisation that runs this care home is a member of the National Care Forum, whose mission is to promote the benefits of the not-for-profit model of care services provision.
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