Fosse takes on three new extra care schemes

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We are excited to announce that as of the 1st April we will be taking over three new housing with care schemes across Leicestershire

Extra Care housing aims to meet the needs and aspirations of Individuals through the provision of Services designed to accommodate changing needs, for example allowing older people to age in one place and preventing avoidable and/or emergency hospital or residential care admissions.

Typically, Extra Care housing provides a supportive environment, offering a range of Services, from unplanned low-level care and physical response including night-time cover as well as individually tailored care Services (person-centred Commissioned Care).  The Service has been developed to provide integrated health and social care Services for people living in Extra Care and those assessed as eligible for care.

Fosse Healthcare already have several amazing schemes running across the East Midlands and now we have extended our support services into the Leciesteshire area.

Our three new facilities are:

St Marys House, Lutterworth

This 28 one-bedroom self contained flats, former Georgian rectory with a purpose built extension provides a communal dining room and lounges overlooking the gardens. The scheme is situated in a residential setting, close to supermarkets, the town library and all the amenities of Lutterworth town centre. Other facilities include a lift, laundry, hairdressing salon, assisted bathing facilities and guest room.

Oak Court, Blaby

Oak Court is a purpose built extra care scheme providing 50 one or two bedroom self-contained flats with many of the flats including balconies or patios. There are a range of communal spaces for you to enjoy with other residents including a dining room, garden, activities room, hairdressing salon, assisted spa bathroom, library, shop, cinema, hairdressers and guest suite. The communal gardens are split into different areas to allow quiet enjoyment, social activities, gardening and seating areas.  There is ease of access both inside and outside for those with lower mobility

Birch Court, Glen Parva

Built in 2000 and renovated in 2012, Birch Court is an extra care housing scheme with 32 one and two bed apartments. It’s located approximately 1.2 miles away from Blaby town centre with all its amenities. The scheme has a range of communal areas including a shop, dining area, lounge, laundry facilities, garden, library, hairdressers and assisted bathrooms. All flats have a living area, kitchen, bedroom(s), storage facilities and a level access shower. Birch Court is pet friendly and both cats and dogs are accepted.

Our Service firmly focuses on promoting choice, control, independent living, social inclusion, and wellbeing. The schemes enable people who require our services to improve their health and wellbeing whilst respecting personal choice by supporting them to achieve pre-defined outcomes around areas such as hygeine, safety, nutrition, mobility, relationships and engagement.

We are so excited for our services to begin in Leciestershire and to care for all of the amazing residents within each of the housing facilities.