Convalescent Facilities

When GMB members need a few weeks to get over a serious illness or accident GMB can arrange free facilities at one of its approved convalescent homes.


GMB LUTON OFFICE have details on Convalescent Home available to GMB members:




In order that consideration may be given to applications for admission to the convalescent homes, a member must:


  1. Have been a member for a minimum period of twelve months.
  2. Have paidfifty two consecutive full weekly contributions.
  3. Not to be more than six weeks in arrears with his / her contributions.
  4. Be an eligible case for admission see note concerning special diseases on application form).


There is no charge to our members for their stay at the convalescent homes for up to two consecutive weeks, unless they want to attend for one week only. Their travelling expenses are met by the Union and, in addition, we pay them pocket money @ £9.25 per week.


Members can only attend three times in their GMB membership life, even if they choose to attend only one week at a time.


If a member would like to bring a companion, the companion will be charged the full price.


When members apply to attend the Convalescent facility, the GMB Luton Office will send the member an application form to be completed by the member and the member’s doctor and returned to the:


GMB Luton Office

Second Floor, Jansel House

Hitchin Road


Beds.  LU2 7XH

Telephone  01582 404842


For further details or if you have any questions please contact the GMB Luton Office on 01582 404 842.