Longview

Enhanced sheltered housing
330-364 Castle Lane, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 8SE
330-364 Castle Lane, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 8SE

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Manager's Description

"Longview is a sheltered scheme for older people in Solihull. It has 18 self-contained studio flats with their own bathroom and kitchen. Communal facilities include a laundry, first floor lounge, large..." Show more "Longview is a sheltered scheme for older people in Solihull. It has 18 self-contained studio flats with their own bathroom and kitchen. Communal facilities include a laundry, first floor lounge, large rear garden, security and safety features and trained staff 9am to 6pm every day, and cover from Green Hill Way after hours. Tenants there also enjoy the security of the Safe & Sound project through the Tyne - Tech units." Show less

Main Facts

Enhanced sheltered housing
18 flats. Built in 1974 and renovated in 2007. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff, visiting management staff ( Fully trained staff assistance, support and guidance between 9-6pm. Choice to have monthly contact wellbeing visits from staff and daily wellbeing calls or visits. After 6pm emergenc
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Garden, Library, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 10 yards; shop 300 yards; post office 300 yards; town centre 2 mile(s); GP 300 yards; social centre 2 mile(s).
Scheme for, or of particular interest to: frail older people. Regular social activities include: bingo, arts and crafts, trips out, entertainment, coffee/tea mornings, organised by tenants and staff. Meal(s) available (Tenants lunch club and takeaway lunch once a week). New residents accepted from 50 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 29/06/2016   Update info

Availability

Check with Solihull Community Housing - 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

"Because the staff are very good and caring."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Clean & friendly environment. Secure building."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The friendly staff and the other residents make it so friendly and enjoyable."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Senior staff work hard at getting jobs done. Our daily staff work to keep us happy, and look after any needs we may have. They pleasantly watch over u..." Show more
"Senior staff work hard at getting jobs done. Our daily staff work to keep us happy, and look after any needs we may have. They pleasantly watch over us. Nothing is too much trouble." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Convenient for shops & hospitals and family. The staff are very kind. I am very happy and have a good neighbour who helps."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like the support that the staff deliver, also the staff are very nice, they do a very good job. Jayne is a very good warden."
Made by a resident in 2017
National Housing for Older People Awards
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Housing-with-care under 36 units.
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