William House consists of self-contained apartments set in five picturesque acres, offering sheltered accommodation for the over 60's. The apartments are designed to provide a genuine sense of home, promoting independence at the same time as removing any worries about security, property maintenance, running costs or being alone. We provide 24 hour emergency cover through our own wardens.
Our residents are encouraged to maintain an active lifestyle - retaining links with friends and the wider community whilst enjoying the many in-house facilities and activities available. These include a Library with books refreshed on a regular basis, a cinema room showing both old and new favourites, hairdressing salon with a visiting hairdresser. Everyone is welcome to join in the many varied activities and socialise as and when they wish
William House FAQ's
William House sheltered housing scheme and service.
Wyggestons welcomes applications for William House from persons over the age 60 from all sections of the community regardless of gender, sexuality, disability, religious belief, race or ethnic background.
We are committed to promoting and supporting residents’ ability to maintain independent living and fulfil all aspects of their life, goals and ambition, both new and long standing in a vibrant community. We provide a safe and stimulating environment with high quality facilities
which offers comfort, nurture, fulfilment & friendship with a full range of social activities including craft groups, exercise classes, meals and entertainments.
Our Warden service is designed to support residents to maximise their potential to live as independently as possible in a safe and secure environment for as long as possible with a range of community activities and opportunities.
William House comprises 56 apartments in addition to a full range of communal facilities including lifts to each floor, communal laundry, guest
room, residents library, lounges, meeting rooms and our administration offices. The scheme is surround by our five acres of landscaped gardens. Our residents have the reassurance of help at hand 24 hours a day, 365 days a year from our Wardens with an emergency alarm service in every property. In addition we offer pastoral support from our Church of England minister ( known at the Charity as the Master) where requested. As a non-profit-making charity all the income we create through our operations goes into providing services for current residents and developing services to meet the needs of future residents as well as our other Charitable
Application Process For Sheltered Housing
All those who are interested in our accommodation are invited to visit William House to meet with staff and view the facilities and services that we offer.
If you wish to proceed with applying for our housing we ask that you complete an application form which are individually considered, assessed and prioritised on the basis of assessed needs to ensure that applicants’ needs can be
appropriately met by our services. All applicants are visited by one or two Governors by prior appointment to confirm the levels of support needs required and to ensure that the accommodation would be suitable and the organisation can meet your needs.
Please note that the Charity operates a waiting list for our accommodation and we prioritise applications with the highest need in accordance with our Allocations Policy.
For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch on the details below.
160 Hinckley Road, Leicester, LE3 0UX
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