About the Trust
The Gracewell Foster Trust is a community providing 61 self contained flats and bungalows for individual occupation by single ladies (unmarried, widowed or divorced) age 55 or over, of limited means who are capable of living independently.
Two Scheme Managers/wardens live on site and there common facilities for all to enjoy in the main block consisting of:- Scheme Managers office, dining room, sitting room, kitchen, a wet room, separate bathroom, residents laundry room, hair dressing salon and guest suite.
There is the opportunity to enjoy the companionship of fellow residents
All properties are for single occupancy and have the benefit of central heating, double glazing and provide one single bedroom.
There are 2 resident Scheme managers who oversee the welfare of the residents plus 2 home helps who can provide housekeeping assistance and other daily help at a small additional cost. The Trust also employs a part-time Trust Administrator and Clerk to the Trustees, gardener and some secretarial help.
The Trust is run by 10 dedicated trustees, some of whom have a very long-established connection with the trust.