Mowbray Court

Retirement housing
Leicester Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0DE
Leicester Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0DE

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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

"Situated in a quiet rural area of Melton Mowbray, Mowbray Court consists of 16 one bedroom flats and 32 bedsits. On-site facilities at the court include a communal shower room, buggy store, laundry ro..." Show more "Situated in a quiet rural area of Melton Mowbray, Mowbray Court consists of 16 one bedroom flats and 32 bedsits. On-site facilities at the court include a communal shower room, buggy store, laundry room and a very large communal lounge. The court is within easy walking distance of the town centre and shops, where local amenities can be accessed.

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
48 flats. Built in 1981 and renovated in 2016. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: shop 50 yards; post office 120 yards; town centre 70 yards; GP 80 yards; social centre 80 yards.
Regular Social Activities include: coffee mornings, bingo, tea dances, open days, fetes, keep fit. 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).

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"Tom Dailly - good manager and staff."
Made by a resident in 2019

"Site is owned and run by Housing and Care 21. They have invested significantly in the scheme and the staff. We have recently been awarded Gold in Inve..." Show more
"Site is owned and run by Housing and Care 21. They have invested significantly in the scheme and the staff. We have recently been awarded Gold in Investors in People and the support is amazing. Mowbray Court is a wonderful place to work." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"I move here from London in October 2016. I have met nothing but kindness and support from the scheme manager and her team. I like and enjoy the freedo..." Show more
"I move here from London in October 2016. I have met nothing but kindness and support from the scheme manager and her team. I like and enjoy the freedom that I have experienced and the majority of the residents are sociable and friendly." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Michelle Reeves is a great manager, very helpful and caring. The place is quiet and peaceful with good neighbours. I have lived here for nearly 3 year..." Show more
"Michelle Reeves is a great manager, very helpful and caring. The place is quiet and peaceful with good neighbours. I have lived here for nearly 3 years and Michelle has been a great help to me. With my disabled husband she tries to get the community together with breakfast club and lunch every week. We had a great open day after the alterations and Michelle arranged it all." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"The people who live here are friendly, helpful and nice. My accommodation is perfect for my needs. Michele, the manager, is brilliant in the way she d..." Show more
"The people who live here are friendly, helpful and nice. My accommodation is perfect for my needs. Michele, the manager, is brilliant in the way she does her best to help everybody if she can." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"From the moment I arrive (9/9/2016) I have been made to feel welcome and involved in the day to day life of the court but with no sense of personal in..." Show more
"From the moment I arrive (9/9/2016) I have been made to feel welcome and involved in the day to day life of the court but with no sense of personal interference. The Court Manager is the best I have met with in 17 Years of being involved with Sheltered Accommodation" Show less

Made by a resident in 2017
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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