Hurst Court

Retirement housing
Scout Drive, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M23 2SH
Scout Drive, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M23 2SH

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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

"Hurst Court is a very pleasant, relaxed court with nice secluded gardens. This court has 6 separate blocks of flats and each block has its own external front door.

Our Court Manager Service is an i..." Show more
"Hurst Court is a very pleasant, relaxed court with nice secluded gardens. This court has 6 separate blocks of flats and each block has its own external front door.

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
32 flats. Built in 1982 and renovated in 2017. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 600 yards; shop 700 yards; post office 700 yards; town centre 2 mile(s); GP 600 yards; social centre 1 mile(s).
Weekly Social Activities include: coffee mornings, fish n chip supper, mobile shop, mobile library, organised by residents' social club. 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

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:
Convenience of the location
Privacy
Quality of the garden
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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