Monkwray Court

Extra care housing
For rent (1)
Monkwray Road, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 9HD
Monkwray Road, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 9HD

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Managed by
Anchor Hanover
We believe that later life is for living

Anchor Hanover is the largest provider of specialist and care for people in later life in England. We manage over 54,000 homes across 1,700 locations. We're proudly not-for-profit, which means every penny we make is reinvested into maintaining our properties, improving our services and building more homes for people in later life.

Main Facts

Extra care housing
46 flats. Built in 1983. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes wheelchair standard properties.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Activities room, Hairdressing salon
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 1 mile(s); town centre 2 mile(s); GP 2 mile(s); social centre 2 mile(s).
Weekly social activities include: bingo, coffee mornings, organised by residents. Meal(s) available (lunch Monday and Wednesday). New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (subject to conditions).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
Care provider: Cumbria County Council

Info updated: 04/06/2011   Update info

Availability

The following details have been provided to EAC:
Re-let: A studio, 1 person property. Please call Anchor Hanover on 0333 920 3789 or email: rental.enquiries@anchorhanover.org.uk (Notified 16/04/2021)

Residents' views

Not available - The residents have not taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS).

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"the best place of its kind in West Cumbria. It's all thanks to the local manager who is kindness personified."
Made by a resident in 2019

"Great location with very friendly manager. Nothing is too much trouble and there always seems to be a good atmosphere."
Made by a visitor in 2019

"The reception from all housing and care staff is always very warm and welcoming and residents enjoy great care, great activity and lovely homes"
Made by a visitor in 2019

"Lovely place to live and work very friendly and very homely a places I would like to live in when I am old. "
Made by a staff member in 2017

"visited Monkwray Court through work, found it welcoming and everyone was accomodating "
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Fab staff and well run, always welcoming and friendly"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"very efficient friendly atmosphere"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"It's a lovely place to work - great colleagues and residents alike. We all have a good relationship."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"lovely atmosphere, clean and residents are happy. It makes me happy when i visit"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"The manager is very caring."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Monkwary Court has a lovely feeling from the time you walk in, they have their own little community and the atmosphere reflects this. Staff are welco..." Show more
"Monkwary Court has a lovely feeling from the time you walk in, they have their own little community and the atmosphere reflects this. Staff are welcoming, caring and knowledgeable and will do their upmost to support their customers needs." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Really lovely scheme and the staff are fabulous and polite and friendly and helpful."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"The customers are well cared for and there is always something on for them to do the kitchen offers fabulous food and the lounge is warm and inviting...." Show more
"The customers are well cared for and there is always something on for them to do the kitchen offers fabulous food and the lounge is warm and inviting. The staff are very approachable and friendly and they go out of their way to make the customers happy." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Monkwray Court is alway bright and welcoming, the staff go out of their way to make sure the customers are well cared for and are happy. There is alwa..." Show more
"Monkwray Court is alway bright and welcoming, the staff go out of their way to make sure the customers are well cared for and are happy. There is always something going on at the scheme and the staff are always interacting with the customers, providing support where necessary. " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"The scheme provides extra care faiclities and its clear from the consistently high service delivery that the care team and the location managers work ..." Show more
"The scheme provides extra care faiclities and its clear from the consistently high service delivery that the care team and the location managers work very closely to deliver fantastic customer service, the place exudes a feeling of happiness." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017
Managed by
Anchor Hanover
We believe that later life is for living

Anchor Hanover is the largest provider of specialist and care for people in later life in England. We manage over 54,000 homes across 1,700 locations. We're proudly not-for-profit, which means every penny we make is reinvested into maintaining our properties, improving our services and building more homes for people in later life.

Memberships
National Care Forum: The organisation that runs this care home is a member of the National Care Forum, whose mission is to promote the benefits of the not-for-profit model of care services provision.
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