The Ridings

Extra care housing
Scarborough Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1NP
Scarborough Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1NP

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Manager's Description

"All rental properties in this scheme are allocated by the local council, so please apply directly to them. However if you have any further queries, please

do not hesitate to contact The Guinness Pa..." Show more
"All rental properties in this scheme are allocated by the local council, so please apply directly to them. However if you have any further queries, please

do not hesitate to contact The Guinness Partnership.

We run a day centre at the scheme in partnership with Swindon Borough Council Mon-Fri.
Planned upgrading to Extra Care Housing, with Swindon BC. Will primarily become Extra Care resource centre - due to be completed Dec 05, with further units to be upgraded as available. 5 more Extra Care schemes planned for Swindon over 06-07." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
30 flats. Built in 1991 and renovated in 2005. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes wheelchair standard properties.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Restaurant open to the public, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Community centre, Hobby room, Shop, Hairdressing salon, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 150 yards; post office 150 yards; town centre 2 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s).
Regular social activities include: Bingo, Outings. Meal(s) available (Lunch Mon-Fri). Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (No).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 20/09/2006   Update info

Availability

Check with The Guinness Partnership - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

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).
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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