Bannister Court

Retirement housing
Yorkshire Street, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 9DT
Yorkshire Street, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 9DT

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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

"Bannister Court offers a total of 28 one bedroom flats, 16 of these properties are suitable for up to two people, and 12 of the are single person flats. This small and friendly scheme has a welcoming ..." Show more "Bannister Court offers a total of 28 one bedroom flats, 16 of these properties are suitable for up to two people, and 12 of the are single person flats. This small and friendly scheme has a welcoming feel and is located in Nelson, close to the town centre and amenities. There are excellent transport links to the surrounding areas such as Burnley or Manchester. The scheme has a pleasant communal lounge, laundry room and guest room. There is a 24 hour emergency call system and door entry system for your security.

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
28 flats. Built in 1992 and renovated in 2019. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 30 yards; shop 300 yards; post office 600 yards; town centre 400 yards; GP 1 mile(s); social centre 250 yards.
Weekly Social Activities include: coffee mornings, visits, social events, organised by manager, residents. New residents accepted from 62 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

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

"I work here & I find it a lovely place to work, & friendly."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"The garden front is lovely. Also a very safe place."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I have worked here for over 21 years and I have loved every minute of it."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"Bannister Court is a warm and welcoming place to work in."
Made by a staff member 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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