Cannell Court

Retirement housing
Palacefields, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2TW
Palacefields, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2TW

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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

"This warm and friendly court comprises 28 one bedroom flats and is set in a quiet close. There are resident management staff and a community alarm service. Facilities include lounge, laundry, guest fa..." Show more "This warm and friendly court comprises 28 one bedroom flats and is set in a quiet close. There are resident management staff and a community alarm service. Facilities include lounge, laundry, guest facilities and garden. The town centre is just half a mile away and there are also local bus services. Residents enjoy various weekly 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
28 flats. Built in 1974. Sizes 1 bedroom.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Library
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 440 yards; post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 0.5 mile(s).
Weekly Social Activities include: coffee morning, sales, and pool table, organised by Tenants and Court Manager. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 30/05/2013   Update info

Availability

Housing 21 welcomes enquiries for future vacancies in this Court.

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:
Consultation
Convenience of the location
Number / size of facilities
Quality of the individual apartments
Safety and security
Space standards of individual apartments
Staff role and interaction
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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