Glen Iosal

Retirement housing
Breadalbane Street, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, PA75 6PX
Breadalbane Street, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, PA75 6PX

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Manager's Description

"Glen Iosal is centrally located in historic Tobermory, a scenic village on the spectacular Isle of Mull. Tobermory (or Balamory to younger viewers) is a popular attraction with it’s quirky coloured ..." Show more "Glen Iosal is centrally located in historic Tobermory, a scenic village on the spectacular Isle of Mull. Tobermory (or Balamory to younger viewers) is a popular attraction with it’s quirky coloured buildings, boutiques and famous eateries all lining the harbour. There is a regular bus service close to the development which runs to Tobermory’s main street where there are ongoing links to Oban from the ferry terminal at Craignure." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
25 flats. Built in 1985. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site not so easy. Distances: bus stop 30 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 0.5 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 10 mile(s).
Monthly Social Activities include: whist (winter months only), lunch, 2 days a week, organised by residents. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 14/11/2011   Update info

Availability

Check with Trust Housing Association - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

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:
Consultation
Link with community at large
Maintenance
Staff role and interaction

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

"I am from Mull, wanted to come home. I have never been so happy in my life. It's home + home. the staff are great. What a place to stay."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Friendly group of older people - with good community spirit and plenty of acitivities."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's awesome. The community in Glen Iosal is friendly and meets twice a week for lunch and also outside the complex. Our coordinator goes over and abo..." Show more
"It's awesome. The community in Glen Iosal is friendly and meets twice a week for lunch and also outside the complex. Our coordinator goes over and above to help the tenants here and helped to improve my life." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I've only been here a year, but I never felt as happy. We have Keith running round for our neighbours, doing their shopping, taking to hairdressers, d..." Show more
"I've only been here a year, but I never felt as happy. We have Keith running round for our neighbours, doing their shopping, taking to hairdressers, doctors app, etc. A fantastic man. Then Christine who makes all the cakes and sweets for us all. Linda our coordinator who needs a gold medal for always going the extra miles each day for us all." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017
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