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Dunedin Canmore has seven sheltered housing schemes for people over 60. Our sheltered housing schemes are made up of individual flats with their own front door, with extra amenities or services.

Sheltered Housing

Dunedin Canmore has seven sheltered housing development for people over 60. Our sheltered housing developments are made up of individual flats with their own front door, with the following extra services:

- Sheltered Housing Manager service
- Out of hours alarm service
- Lift to all floors
- Use of a common lounge
- Communal Laundry
- Most have guest bedroom for visiting relatives.

The aim of sheltered housing is for older people to live as independently as possible with the comfort of knowing that there is a sheltered housing manager on site for any emergencies, advice and support. The extra services are paid for by a service charge, which is Housing Benefit eligible and by a Supporting People charge (not payable by those on low incomes). Personal care or meals are not provided, however this can be arranged through social work.

Our Sheltered Developments:

Cathay Court
1 Dorset Place, Edinburgh, EH11 1JG
Office Tel No. 0131 221 9790

Chesser Court
511 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, EH11 3AJ
Office Tel No. 0131 443 6469

Fraser Court
14 Morrison Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8AR
Office Tel No. 0131 221 1720

Royston Mains Close
Royston Mains Close, Edinburgh, EH5 1QA
Office Tel No. 0131 552 0040

St Colm’s
154 Dalry Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2HB
Office Tel No. 0131 552 0040

The Mill
1/1 Stenhouse Mill Wynd, Edinburgh, EH11 3XX
Office Tel: 0131 443 9989

How to Apply

Applications should be made through key to choice:

Inspection and Regulation

The sheltered housing manager service is inspected and regulated by the Care Inspectorate, who report on how well the service is managed.

Additional Sheltered Development

Brucefield House, Whitburn, West Lothian
The service here is run by West Lothian Council and applications should be made to West Lothian Council Tel: 01501 744907.

Contact Us

If you would like more information on any of our sheltered housing schemes please contact our Allocations team or alternatively contact the sheltered scheme direct: Tel: 0131 478 8888 Email:
65+, 60 - 64
Days and Times
8 New Mart Road, Slateford
EH14 1RL

South West 
Contact Details
Contact Telephone: 0131 478 8888
Contact Email:
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This record was last modified on: 27 July 2019