Pearce Court

Retirement housing
Oakley Close, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 7PF
Oakley Close, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 7PF

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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

"Pearce Court is situated on the outskirts of the city of Lichfield. The court has 23 flats, and all have their own kitchen and bathroom. Some flats have views over the gardens. Pearce court is five mi..." Show more "Pearce Court is situated on the outskirts of the city of Lichfield. The court has 23 flats, and all have their own kitchen and bathroom. Some flats have views over the gardens. Pearce court is five minutes by car into Lichfield Centre. There is a regular (15minute) circular bus service which picks up outside Pearce Court and drops off in the main city centre. There are several GP surgeries within easy reach, as well as a post office and a local supermarket. Various social activities include the library service, mobile hairdresser, bingo and garden parties. A guest room for visitors is available via a booking system. Court amenities include use of a laundry room and a communal lounge. The court benefits from ramp access and a 24 hour security door entry system.

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
23 flats, bungalows. Built in 1977 and renovated in 2015. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 3 bedroom.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 1 mile(s).
Frequent Social Activities include: summer fete, garden parties, coffee mornings, quiz nights, fish & chips, bingo, outings and social evening , organised by manager, residents, friends. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 02/04/2009   Update info

Availability

Check with Housing 21 - 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).

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

"Very warm friendly manageress aware of those who are unable to leave the their flats gets things done and follows the matter through. The flats have b..." Show more
"Very warm friendly manageress aware of those who are unable to leave the their flats gets things done and follows the matter through. The flats have been updated and are very good quality. Informed regularly what is being renovated so inconvenience is kept to a minimum." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019
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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