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Sheltered Accommodation

 

Melton Borough Council has sheltered flats and bungalows designated for older people with a need of support. Most sheltered schemes have an on site warden, communal facilities and a guest bedroom where relatives may stay when visiting tenants. A 24 hour lifeline alarm service is provided in each property. You can apply for sheltered accommodation directly to Melton Borough Council using the Housing Application Form. All allocations are made in accordance with our Housing Allocations Policy.

 

Housing 21 have flats at Mowbray Court, Melton Mowbray and Nottingham Community Housing Association have flats at Warwick Flats, Bottesford. Melton Borough Council has nomination rights to these properties but you may also apply directly to the housing association concerned.  Contact details are available from the Housing Association List.

 

Gretton Court Extra Care Scheme

 

Melton Borough Council operates an Extra Care scheme for older people at Gretton Court. To be considered for this scheme you must have been assessed as needing care by social services. Gretton Court has communal facilities and a hot meal is provided at lunch time. To apply please complete the usual Housing Application Form indicating that you wish to be considered for Gretton Court and how much care you receive per week.  Please also include a copy of your social services needs profile where possible.

 

All applicants are banded according to how much care they receive and allocations made to satisfy a mix of care needs within the scheme.  Allocations to Gretton Court are made via an allocations panel consisting of Melton Borough Council housing options officers, the manager of Gretton Court and representatives from social services.

 

Fee and Charges

 

The attached document illustrates the various fees and charges associated with Sheltered and Supported Housing. These charges are additional to the Rent and any Supporting People charges raised by Leicestershire County Council.

 

Fees & Charges

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