Goodman Court

Retirement housing
Central Drive, Calow, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5BA
Central Drive, Calow, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5BA

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Managed by
Housing 21
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care.

Housing 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 55 and above.

Manager's Description

"Manager's description “Goodman Court is set in a pleasant rural village and consists of 40 one bedroom and studio flats, and 1 two bedroom flat some of which are mobility and wheelchair standard. Th..." Show more "Manager's description “Goodman Court is set in a pleasant rural village and consists of 40 one bedroom and studio flats, and 1 two bedroom flat some of which are mobility and wheelchair standard. There are resident management staff and a community alarm service. Facilities include lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities, conservatory and garden with seating area. The kitchens and bathrooms have recently been refitted. There are local services close by and a bus service for the short trip into the town centre at Chesterfield. The court has a friendly atmosphere and residents enjoy regular social activities. Our Court Manager Service is an important and integral part of Housing & Care 21’s approach to supporting our residents. It is designed to offer support and security to the court and those residents on court who need it. The service is about promoting and encouraging individuals to maintain their independence in their own home. Our Managers are also responsible for the day to day running of the court including looking after the Health & Safety, property management and resident engagement" Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
40 flats. Built in 1977. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Conservatory
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 30 yards; shop 0.25 mile(s); post office 0.25 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 0.25 mile(s); social centre 0.25 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: Our tenants here are very active; there are lots of social activities such as bingo, coffee mornings, parties, outings, monthly lunches. A weekly coffee afternoon raises money for local charities and some of the tenants knit for the premature baby unit., organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 02/04/2009   Update info

Availability

Housing 21 welcomes enquiries for future vacancies in this Court.

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

"Beautiful setting. Lovely flats. Great manager. Good garden maintenance and buildings. Good social life for residents."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Goodman Court has the best flats I have had the privilege to live in. They are spacious and well maintained. We have a fantastic group of people livin..." Show more
"Goodman Court has the best flats I have had the privilege to live in. They are spacious and well maintained. We have a fantastic group of people living here and have a great social life." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I like it here as it suits me. I find it very friendly, always trips out and things going on in the lounge, e.g. bingo, raffle, lunch club."
Made by a resident in 2017
Managed by
Housing 21
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care.

Housing 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 55 and above.

Memberships
ERoSH: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of ERoSH, the national consortium for sheltered and retirement housing.
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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