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Jameson Place Sheltered Housing is staffed by a scheme co-ordinator between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday. The scheme co-ordinator's role is to offer support to residents, and help them to access whatever level or type of support they require. The scheme co-ordinator also plays a crucial role in helping the residents organise social activities such as bingo and domino evenings, keep fit and coffee mornings. When the scheme co-ordinator is not on duty, residents have access to emergency help through the community alarm system. The community alarm service provides emergency support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It's an invaluable, additional service to bring help when required. The two-way speech contact will provide re-assurance until help arrives.

Accommodation is self-contained with all facilities allowing residents to maintain their independence, privacy, dignity and personal choice. The property is equipped with emergency pull-cords in every room, which can be used to alert the scheme co-ordinator or community alarm system, should the tenant require assistance.

There are also communal facilities, including a lounge where a range of social activities take place.

Property Information:

- Retirement/sheltered housing
- Built in 2000
- 31 flats
- Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
- Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties
- Unfurnished, self-contained flats with bathroom and fitted kitchen
- A warm comfortable home that is well maintained.
- Secure environment, CCTV
- Controlled door entry system
- Both cats & dogs generally accepted
- Rent (social landlord).


- Lift to all floors
- Communal lounge and kitchen
- Guest bedroom for visitors
- Laundry facilities
- Lounge, garden
- Non-resident management staff and community alarm service

Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 300 yards; town centre 200 yards; GP 500 yards; social centre 600 yards.

Regular social activities include Bingo, Coffee mornings, Bus trips, Games nights, Social nights.

This development is specifically designed for people over 60, although applications from younger people may be considered where their health or other circumstances would be improved by living in sheltered housing.

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23 Jameson Place, Leith

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Contact Telephone: 0131 555 5407 / 0131 554 0403
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This record was last modified on: 06 April 2020