Moreton Court

Birdwood Crescent, Bideford, Devon EX39 3FP
For sale

Set in the picturesque town of Bideford, Moreton Court provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s.

Designed to offer comfort, independence and peace of mind, Moreton Court has everything you need to enjoy a happy, fulfilling retirement.

Read our Guide to Moving Home Safely.

The dining area in the on-site restaurant.
A view of the garden area at Moreton Court
Communal lounge area inside Moreton Court
Comfy sofas in the lounge at Moreton Court Retirement Living
A communal lounge area at Moreton Court Retirement Living
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Life at Moreton Court

At Moreton Court, you choose the lifestyle that suits you.

In the morning, a local shop can deliver your daily milk or newspaper, and during the day we’ll give you a call to check you’re okay. After breakfast in your apartment or the restaurant, you might choose to meet friends in one of our communal lounges, or take part in one of our regular activities. At lunchtime, the restaurant serves delicious hot meals, or you may want to prepare lunch for yourself, or for friends or family in your apartment.

If you fancy a change of scenery, you can walk or drive to Bideford for a spot of shopping or lunch. Alternatively, you might feel like taking a stroll around Victoria Park, or you could visit the nearby seaside town of Westward Ho!.

In the afternoon, you might join us in one of our lounges for our regular social events, enjoy a game of pool or table tennis, or visit the hair salon for a bit of pampering. By evening, you may want to take it easy after all the activity! If not, you can always join friends to watch TV or for a chat, a game of cards or a mutual hobby.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the national independent regulator of all health and social care services in England. They inspect and monitor care homes, nursing homes and supported housing where personal care is provided and produce reports about them, to help you find a service that suits you.

The dining area in the on-site restaurant.

Taste restaurant

Our Taste restaurant is open to residents and members of the public from 9am – 3pm seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and snacks. If you live nearby, enjoy a meal out in our restaurant with your family and friends. We regularly have special menus to celebrate special occasions throughout the year. Our Taste restaurant has a 5* hygiene rating from the Food Standards Agency

View sample menus and read more about our Taste restaurants.

Activities leader Jackie Croxford with Moreton Court resident Beth Thomas and David Faulkner

Activities and events

We hold regular social activities, offering you a chance to meet new people and be part of our friendly community. Activities include:

  • Quizzes, bingo and games
  • Exercise classes
  • Arts and crafts
  • Gardening

Our programme of organised events includes entertainers, visiting animals and coffee mornings. Themed events are also held throughout the year, such as a summer fete, Macmillan coffee morning and a Christmas fayre. Find out more about what's on.

Comfy sofas in the lounge at Moreton Court Retirement Living

You’ll feel right at home in your apartment. It has everything you need and is unfurnished so you can make it your own. Features include:

  • Open plan lounge and kitchen
  • One or two double bedrooms
  • Fitted kitchen with fridge-freezer, washer-dryer, oven and hob
  • Level-access shower room
  • A private garden area for all ground floor apartments
  • Emergency alert system featuring intercom, pull cord and pendant or wrist alarms

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to live at Moreton Court, you must:

  • Be aged 55 or over, or have long-term care needs
  • Reside in, or have a family connection to, the local area

You will also need to show your passport or other form of identification, to prove you are eligible to rent in the UK.

We aim to offer a lively atmosphere and mixed community of people who have a range of care needs. You do not need to have any immediate care or support needs when you apply, but our kind and caring staff can support you if anything changes.

Moreton Court may not be suitable if you require a substantial amount of regular nursing care.

How do I apply?

Contact us for an application form, or contact Devon County Council’s adult social care team.

We’ll arrange for you to visit and meet us.

You may need to complete a housing assessment and affordability form, as you may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent and part of your service charge.

While you’re here, we may assess if you would benefit from our care and support services, and we may arrange to visit you at home to discuss your needs. For your care to be funded by Devon County Council, you must have had your needs assessed and approved by the adult social care team.

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