Teazleground Court

Retirement housing
Ashton Street, Barn Glebe, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 7JY
Ashton Street, Barn Glebe, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 7JY

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Manager's Description

"Teazleground Court is a Retirement Living scheme consisting of thirty one bed self contained flats. All flats have their own individual entrance off an internal corridor for added security. Teazlegro..." Show more "Teazleground Court is a Retirement Living scheme consisting of thirty one bed self contained flats. All flats have their own individual entrance off an internal corridor for added security. Teazleground Court is ideally located half a mile from Trowbridge town centre, where there are an abundance of local shops and amenities close by. The local bus service stops immediately outside the scheme.

The community room at Teazleground Court is available for hire by external agencies. Please contact us for more information on: 01202 319119

When you’re a resident in one of our Retirement Living schemes you’re provided with a level of support that enables you to remain living independently however, living in a Stonewater property is different to residing in a general needs property. All Retirement Living residents receive the following as part of their tenancy with us:
• A community alarm service for out of hours support (managed 24/7)
• Housing-related support which assists residents to remain independent at home. Our Service Delivery Officers are available to signpost residents to other agencies as needed to help sustain independence.
• Effective housing management and tenancy sustainment services – our Service Delivery Officers can act as mediator between Stonewater, assisting with housing services Eg rent or problems with neighbours
• Low level support services that provide improved health and wellbeing.
• Health and Safety building checks
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Applicants for a flat in this scheme will need to undertake an eligibility assessment.

For more information about this scheme please call us on 01202 319119" Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
30 flats. Built in 1980. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Stair lift(s), Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, kitchen
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 10 yards; shop 50 yards; post office 100 yards; town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 1 mile(s).
Regular Social activities include: Coffee mornings, bingo, and meals, organised by Residents. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Housing Authority: Wiltshire
Social Care Authority: Wiltshire

Ethos / Lifestyle

Community interaction
  • The scheme is located within an existing active community
  • The scheme is within easy reach of an existing active community
  • The scheme relies on itself for community /neighbourhood interaction
Cultural
  • We facilitate spiritual and religious observance
  • Staff can speak languages other than English
Social Activities
  • There are regular social activities
    Including: Coffee mornings, bingo, and meals
  • Entertainment
  • Outings
  • Regular activities programme
    • Daily activities
    • Weekly activities
    • Monthly activities
  • Facilities for residents to garden or assist with gardening
  • Own minibus
  • Other transport for residents
Pets
New residents are allowed to bring pets:
  • a cat
  • a dog
  • If yes, pets can be replaced
Statement of purpose
(the ethos and purpose of the scheme as described to a potential resident)
We offer indpendent retirement living.
Assessment of outcomes
(to help assess the quality of service and the well-being of residents)
Regular meetings.

Buildings

The buildings and the environment
Year built: 1980
Number of stories: 2
  • Lift(s). Number of Lifts: 1
  • Stair lift(s)
  • The location is generally regarded as:
    • Desirable
    • Average
    • Not so desirable
Distances to external facilities:
Bus stop 10 yards
Local shop 50 yards
Post office 100 yards
GP surgery 1.0 mile
Social/day centre 1.0 mile
Town/shop centre 1.0 mile

Individual properties
30 properties
Property details:
1-bedroom apartments: 30
Including:
limited mobility properties: 18
wheelchair properties: 7
Other details:
  • If there are studios/bedsits
    • They have a kitchen
    • They have a wc
    • They have a bathroom
  • Some properties have a private balcony
  • Some properties have a private garden or patio
  • Properties are served by a communal satellite tv aerial
  • Properties are wired for cable tv
  • Dementia unit
  • Intermediate care suite or similar
  • Respite care accommodation
Communal facilities Indoors
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant (open to public)
  • Dining room (residents only)
  • Community/day centre
  • Laundry
  • Guest suite
  • Conservatory
  • Activities room(s)
  • Hobby room(s)
  • More than one lounge
  • TV lounge
  • Café
  • Bar/pub
  • Fitness gym
  • Arts and craft centre
  • Storage for wheelchairs/electric scooters
  • Library
  • Shop
  • Treatment room
  • Computer/IT room
  • Payphone
  • WC's
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Jacuzzi
  • Pool
  • Assisted bathroom(s)
  • Other communal facilities
Communal facilities Outdoors
  • Garden
  • Total number of parking spaces: 10
Technology and design
  • Communal facilities are designed for sensory impairment
  • Wired for telecare
  • Telecare installed
  • Smart Home
  • CCTV
  • Others
  • Facility security features: Secure site, door entry system and 24/7 emergency alarm system
  • Security features for individual properties: 24/7 emergency alarms and door entry
Accessibility
  • All communal spaces are accessible by wheelchair users
  • Most residents find getting to the site:
    • easy
    • manageable
    • difficult
  • Less mobile people find getting to the site:
    • easy
    • manageable
    • difficult

Services

Support services
  • Community alarm service
  • Provided by: Herefordshire Careline
  • Alarm to call on-site staff
  • Housing support service (SP tasks)
  • Domestic assistance
  • Light domestic cleaning
  • Shopping
  • Housework
  • Personal laundry service
  • Hairdressing on site
  • Chiropody
  • Physiotherapy
  • Sensors (detectors) and monitors
  • Personal sensors
  • Property-based sensors
Meals
  • Meals are available on a regular basis
  • A daily meal is available
  • Breakfast always available in restaurant/dining room
  • Lunch always available in restaurant/dining room
  • Dinner always available in restaurant/dining room
  • Breakfast can be delivered to individual homes
  • Lunch can be delivered to individual homes
  • Dinner can be delivered to individual homes
  • Restaurant is open to outsiders
  • There is generally a choice of menu
  • Residents are consulted on menus
  • All meals are prepared on the scheme
  • Vegetarians are specifically catered for
  • Special diets can usually be provided for
  • We can meet cultural dietary preferences
Care services
  • Personal care services
  • Dementia care
  • Care for people with learning disabilities
  • Nursing care
  • Intermediate care
  • Respite care
  • Mental frailty
  • Physical disabilities
  • Behavioural problems
  • Terminal illness
  • Our scheme is best suited to care for:
  • People who need minimal help
  • People who need moderate help
  • People who need a high level of help

Eligibility / Admission

User profile
  • 55 is the lower age limits for new residents
  • We cater for people with no/low level care needs
  • We are aiming at a mixed care levels population
  • Admission criteria are similar to residential care
  • Residents will not need to move except to hospital
  • The scheme is intended or specially suited to a specific religious, ethnic, profession or other group
  • The scheme is restricted to a specific group
Applicants must:
  • Be self-funders
  • Be on state benefits
  • Have local connections
  • Have a housing needs assessment
  • Have a community care assessment
  • Have a risk assessment
  • Have a health assessment
  • Have minimum housing support need
  • Have minimum personal care need
  • Have less than a maximum personal care need
For couples, both partners must:
  • Have minimum housing support need
  • Have minimum personal care need
We accept people with:
  • Visual impairment
  • Deafness
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Faecal incontinence
We would normally accept people with:
  • Memory problems - moderate
  • Memory problems - severe
  • Challenging behaviour - disruptive
  • Challenging behaviour - physically violent
  • Mobility problems - frame
  • Mobility problems - wheelchair
  • Mobility problems - bedfast
  • Wandering problems - inside home
  • Wandering problems - outside home

Management / costs

Management
  • Compared to our other schemes, this one is:
    • Popular
    • Average
    • Not so popular
    • Slow to let/sell
  • There is a tenants/residents association
Housing staff
  • Resident scheme manager
  • Non-resident manager
  • Housing staff on duty:
    • part time
    • normal hours
    • 24 hours
    • 7 days
Care staff
  • Site-based care staff
  • On-site care staff 24/7
Staff facilities
  • Manager's office
  • Care staff office
  • Staff overnight room with en-suite
  • Staff rest room with kitchenette
  • Staff locker and changing room
  • Main catering kitchen
Costs
Average new let rents excluding all charges:
1 bedroom £110.75 per week

Info updated: 22/01/2018
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Availability

Many council and housing association lettings in this area are made through a 'Choice Based Lettings' system called Homes 4 Wiltshire. See how to register and then bid for properties at: https://www.homes4wiltshire.co.uk/

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