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Details
Although we specialise in the provision of services to people who are mainly elderly, we are also committed to house all sections of the community. We own and manage a variety of different types of accommodation.

Sheltered/Retirement Housing:
For applicants 60 years of age and over, these properties provide independent living and benefit from having:
• 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

Enhanced Supported Housing:
For applicants 60 years of age and over, these properties benefit from:
• Staff on site 7 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
• In some complexes meals are provided in a communal dining room as part of the tenancy package

Alarmed Housing:
For people 50 years of age or over, these properties benefit from:
• A centralised call and alarm service which is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year
• Remote activity monitoring

Dispersed Alarmed Housing:
For people 50 years of age or over. The service includes:
• A centralised call and alarm service which is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year.

Wheelchair Housing:
We have a number of properties within some of these complexes which are suitable for wheelchair users. The facilities these properties can provide include:
• Space standards for a wheelchair user
• Door widths for wheelchair users
• Level Access entry
• Sockets at wheelchair height
• Level access showers
• Kitchen worktops whose height can be adjusted

Amenity Housing:
For people 50 years of age or over. These properties provide independent living and are generally on the ground or first floors.

General Needs Housing:
For applicants over the age of 16 years who are able to sustain a tenancy on their own or with the assistance of a registered support provider.

Loanstock Housing:
This is for applicants who wish to apply for sheltered or enhanced supported housing and who can fund an unsecured investment in one of these properties. This investment gives a right of tenancy to a vacant property.

Supported Housing
We work in partnership with support providers in Edinburgh and Fife in order to supply housing for tenants who require support to sustain a tenancy in the community. Each project is subject to separate Allocations policies and therefore anyone interested in this type of accommodation should contact

For further information, please get in touch.
Ages
65+, 26 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 17 - 25
Days and Times
Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 4.30pm
Saturday
Sunday
Venue
4 South Oswald Road, Newington
EDINBURGH
EH9 2HG

Localities
South East 
Contact Details
Contact Telephone: 0131 668 4247
Contact Email: admin@viewpoint.org.uk
Categories of Services

This record was last modified on: 27 July 2019