Sheltered Housing - Dumfries
Situated on St Michael Street and close to the popular Dock Park, Nithsdale Mills provides 51 self contained, one bedroom flats. Within the development there are 3 communal lounges, of which the ground floor lounge contains a fully fitted kitchen and also has a TV and DVD player for the use of all tenants. There is also a communal area outside with a garden, benches and a secure area for mobility scooters. To ensure the safety and security of residents, there are CareCall Units in each flat and also CCTV within the communal areas. A Sheltered Housing Advisor is on site 5 days over 7 working to a shift pattern.
A range of activities are encouraged and enjoyed with dominoes and bingo a weekly feature as well as quarterly coffee mornings. Let's Get Sporty also attend regularly to provide fun ways to keep fit and active. Larger events such as Burns Night, St Andrews Night and Christmas parties are always well attended and celebrated thanks to a working committee that helps to raise funds throughout the year.
Although both the town centre and the hospital are only a 10 minute walk away, there is a regular bus service which runs every 20 minutes. There are also 2 supermarkets in close proximity and the ‘Food Train’ service is also utilised for those that require their shopping to be delivered. Local amenities within walking distance include a Post Office, Hairdressers, Chinese takeaway, Indian restaurant, fish and chip shop and a 24 hour garage/shop.
Guest bedrooms available if friends and family wish to visit, with en suite and tea/coffee making facilities.