Greenhill Way

Extra care housing
Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 3PW
Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 3PW

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Main Facts

Extra care housing
16 flats. Built in 1974 and renovated in 2007. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom.
Extra Care scheme with Non-resident management staff (24 hours, 7 days) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Stair lift(s), Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Garden, Community centre, Hairdressing salon, Assisted bathing facility, kitchen in upstairs lounge
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 100 yards; post office 200 yards; town centre 400 yards; GP 200 yards; social centre 10 yards.
Regular social activities include: Bingo, card club, outings, organised by tenants and staff. Meal(s) available (Lunch club on Wednesdays). New residents accepted from 60 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 30/07/2008   Update info

Availability

Check with Solihull Community Housing - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

Residents' views

A number of residents have taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS); they have given top marks to this scheme for:
Care services
Convenience of the location
Meals
Number / size of facilities
Staff role and interaction

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

"Lived in property for 50 years, like the area. Find it difficult being on 1st floor, but would not move. Very happy with support from office, really g..." Show more
"Lived in property for 50 years, like the area. Find it difficult being on 1st floor, but would not move. Very happy with support from office, really grateful." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I love helping here. The staff and tenants are lovely."
Made by a volunteer in 2017

"Helpful and friendly staff. Good and clean environment. Convenient public transport. Good shopping facilities."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I enjoy the company – activities and care. Day centre. Support of office is really good."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I have lived here for 17 years. I appreciate the support very much by the office at Greenhill Way."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I know the area and people around me. I like the support of office at Greenhill Way."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Living here for a very long time. I like the area. I enjoy coming to services within Greenhill way."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Convenient for buses, for family, Hospital etc."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Support if needed. Happy with support from Greenhill Way."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Linda feels safe– first port of call in emergencies. Family live away."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I am well cared for and the carers are very helpful and kind."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I've got a new comfortable bed. The food is very good."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Everybody is friendly and helpful. The meals are cooked properly and cooked well."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's got a nice garden here. Easy to contact staff. It's useful having a lift. There is an nice residents' lounge with TV."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Staff and tenants are very nice and I feel safe and looked after."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The staff here are fantastic. Nothing is too much trouble for them. They make you feel safe and secure. Wonderful place to live."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like the support I get from the office and the company of the people around me (neighbours)."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Love staff, neighbours, clubs, meals. Staff are lovely and look after me. They call my family and doctors and carers when I need them. They work with ..." Show more
"Love staff, neighbours, clubs, meals. Staff are lovely and look after me. They call my family and doctors and carers when I need them. They work with community and I meet children." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I have moved now, due to health. Greenhill Way is such a lovely place. Ruth/Ann help me lots. I attend day centre on site 4 days a week and attend ten..." Show more
"I have moved now, due to health. Greenhill Way is such a lovely place. Ruth/Ann help me lots. I attend day centre on site 4 days a week and attend tenants' club once a week. Staff voluntarily arrange weekend activities and meals." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Greenhill Way is like working with all your family the tenants and staff bond well together and are always laughing and joking as a normal family do. ..." Show more
"Greenhill Way is like working with all your family the tenants and staff bond well together and are always laughing and joking as a normal family do. I wouldn't work anywhere else." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"The staff here are fantastic. Nothing is too much trouble for them. They make you feel fafe and secure. Wonderful place to live."
Made by a resident in 2017

"My mother is very happy here and finds the staff very helpful."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I feel very safe and cared for. The staff look after us very well; any problems I might have would soon be put right."
Made by a resident in 2017

"We as a family feel very reassured that our mum is in such a lovely, safe and secure place. the staff are helpful, caring and always treat mum with re..." Show more
"We as a family feel very reassured that our mum is in such a lovely, safe and secure place. the staff are helpful, caring and always treat mum with respect and dignity." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"It is safe and secure. The staff are kind, caring and respectful. The cooks make delicious meals with a lot of different menus. I am lucky to be here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like living here because the staff help me when I need it. I feel that they are part of my family and I trust them. I know I can ask for help at any..." Show more
"I like living here because the staff help me when I need it. I feel that they are part of my family and I trust them. I know I can ask for help at any time." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Disabled. Meeting people. 24 hour care. Day Centre. Safety. Meals. I will never move. I am happy."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I attend the Greenhill Way day care centre one day a week. I enjoy the day very much and all the staff are very kind and caring."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"My aunt lives at 27 green hill way and she has learning difficulties. The staff are wonderful with her, they treat her with respect and support her ..." Show more
"My aunt lives at 27 green hill way and she has learning difficulties. The staff are wonderful with her, they treat her with respect and support her needs. We trust and rely on their help with Ann when we are on holiday. We appreciate everything they do." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Very friendly staff, for whom nothing is too difficult and a nice communal atmosphere. The Centre has also supported the Greenhill Way Street Associa..." Show more
"Very friendly staff, for whom nothing is too difficult and a nice communal atmosphere. The Centre has also supported the Greenhill Way Street Association, allowing local residents to use the Centre as a meeting place, including Christmas parties - so connected to the local community." Show less

Made by a volunteer in 2017

"Team work "
Made by a staff member in 2017

"Excellent helpful friendly staff. They go the extra mile for everyone. They engage with the local community. Staff even got involved arranging and mak..." Show more
"Excellent helpful friendly staff. They go the extra mile for everyone. They engage with the local community. Staff even got involved arranging and making the garden area more user friendly for residents and provided food and drink for volunteers. Always greeted by cheerful staff." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Greenhill Way is welcoming, friendly and the staff provide an excellent service. The residents are happy and are well looked after."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Greenhill way supports the residents and volunteers brilliantly. It's a warm and friendly environment with lots going on for all in a fun and targeted..." Show more
"Greenhill way supports the residents and volunteers brilliantly. It's a warm and friendly environment with lots going on for all in a fun and targeted way that engages all and leaves nobody out. I especially like the memory tree." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"It'+J1728s the best extra care setting in Solihull"
Made by a staff member in 2017

"Staff go above and beyond roles and responsibilities and practice "Lives not Services". "
Made by a staff member in 2017
National Housing for Older People Awards
National gold award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Housing-with-care under 36 units.
Sponsor: The ExtraCare Charitable Trust.
National silver award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2010.
Category: Housing-with-care under 30 units.
Sponsor: Retirement Villages Ltd.
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