The EVOC Red Book

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Only services that are currently available during COVID-19 are listed in the directory.

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Organisation Details

Address Gillespie Crescent, Meadows, Bruntsfield
Post Code EH10 4HY
Locality South East 
Telephone 0131 668 4247
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  • Housing Association
  • Older People
  • Self Help/Support
  • Social Care

Gillespie Crescent Sheltered Housing Complex is for applicants 60 years of age and over, these properties provide independent living and benefit from having:

• Warden/Staff on site 5 days a week but not 24 hours a day
• A centralised call and alarm service which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
• Activity monitoring
• Communal areas

Main facts

- Retirement/sheltered housing
- 116 flats.
- Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
- Non-resident management staff (7 days) and community alarm service
- Some meals available.
- New residents accepted from 60 years of age
- Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Availability, please check with Viewpoint Housing Association.