Sunnybank

Retirement housing
2-62 Sunny Bank, off William Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2DF
2-62 Sunny Bank, off William Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2DF

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Managed by
Places for People Living+
Places work when everyone's included.

We provide homes and support to help our customers live independently and play a positive role in their community.

Manager's Description

"Managed by Places for People Living Email: livingplus@placesforpeople.co.uk Tele: 01772 667002/ 0845 850 9572 View our website: www.placesforpeople.co.uk Information about SUNNYBANK Sunnybank was buil..." Show more "Managed by Places for People Living Email: livingplus@placesforpeople.co.uk Tele: 01772 667002/ 0845 850 9572 View our website: www.placesforpeople.co.uk Information about SUNNYBANK Sunnybank was built to provide secure housing to people in later life who wish to continue to live independently. The criteria to apply for this housing is people over 50 - or younger with a physical or mental health issue which staff can assist with. Places for People Later life can usually provide support to people with various problems including visual impairment/ hearing impairment/ low to moderate memory problems and mobility problems mental health problems and complex needs. Each person is individually assessed for their needs, and each person would be assisted to find alternative support if their needs were found to be too high for independent living. The service consists of 31 self-contained flats and the customers are from all cultures & ethnicities with a large proportion suffering with mental health issues. All flats consist of separate lounge/ bedroom/ kitchen/ bathroom. All rooms have pull cords for your safety and a pendent alarm is available for you if you require one. All flats have front door security. Our on scheme Housing and Wellbeing Advisor is on site Monday to Friday 8.00 - 3.30 to support you with sustaining your tenancy, safety and wellbeing. Outside of these times you can contact our support centre 24 hours per day via pull cord and this team will deal with any emergencies outside these hours if the emergency cords are activated." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
31 flats. Built in 1990. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, kitchen area in lounge
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 11 yards; shop 275 yards; post office 275 yards; town centre 0.5 mile(s); GP 250 yards; social centre 1 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: Weekly coffee mornings and film evenings, outings to various places of interest, parties with singers and buffets/ hot meals, and fund raising events. We are working with the community church, have scheduled weekly visits from the local kindergarten/nursery children and our customers run both a coffee morning & a luncheon club for the local community and customers, organised by residents and staff. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Cats only generally accepted, but not to be replaced.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 24/04/2017   Update info

Availability

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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:
Activities and outings
Consultation
Convenience of the location
Lifestyle
Overall ratings
Practicality of the individual apartments
Privacy
Quality of design
Quality of the facilities
Quality of the individual apartments
Space standards of individual apartments
Staff role and interaction

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

"wonderful places great people always activates going on lunch is great in scheme "
Made by a visitor in 2019

"friendly customers, friendly staff, refreshments always available, great scheme "
Made by a staff member in 2019

"friendly customers, friendly staff, refreshments always available, great scheme "
Made by a staff member in 2019

"WHAT CAN I SAY JUST OUTSTANDING WONDEFRFUL COMMUNITY SETTING "
Made by a staff member in 2019

"what a wonderful community feel with all customers and staff lovely places to live "
Made by a visitor in 2019

"The scheme manager gave me a home at Christmas 2017 when I had nowhere to live. Great place, wonderful friends."
Made by a resident in 2019

"Best place to live. So well looked after. Beautiful home and wonderful scheme. I love Sunny Bank; it is the best place to lve. I have lots of friends."
Made by a resident in 2019

"I work for South Yorkshire Police in the Broomhall area, we often carry out re-assurance visits at the scheme. Staff and residents are both welcoming ..." Show more
"I work for South Yorkshire Police in the Broomhall area, we often carry out re-assurance visits at the scheme. Staff and residents are both welcoming and the scheme is extremely well ran. All residents seem very happy to be a part of such a great scheme. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"Manager works tirelessly to provide a safe environment for all the residents, as a professional visitor I have had nothing but praise for the scheme a..." Show more
"Manager works tirelessly to provide a safe environment for all the residents, as a professional visitor I have had nothing but praise for the scheme and Amanda. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"Sunnybank has a real sense of community. The tenants pull together and really look out for each other. They receive great support from Amanda White ..." Show more
"Sunnybank has a real sense of community. The tenants pull together and really look out for each other. They receive great support from Amanda White the scheme manager and this is instrumental to the community spirit there. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"great just love cleaning here customer and staff wonderful "
Made by a staff member in 2019

"sunny bank is a wonderful places to visit I am a care worker for several customers in the scheme the scheme manager makes the places she take care of ..." Show more
"sunny bank is a wonderful places to visit I am a care worker for several customers in the scheme the scheme manager makes the places she take care of everyone " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"We visit Sunny bank with our kindergarten children most weeks. We play games, dance, drink tea and help with the garden! Amanda who manages the centre..." Show more
"We visit Sunny bank with our kindergarten children most weeks. We play games, dance, drink tea and help with the garden! Amanda who manages the centre is always enthusiastic and supportive and seems to have a great relationship with residents. We love visiting and have been going for 2years." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"I am the Co-ordinator of the charity Buzz Sheffield. We run a group at Sunnybank on a Monday. Sunnybank is a lovely, welcoming, safe and secure place ..." Show more
"I am the Co-ordinator of the charity Buzz Sheffield. We run a group at Sunnybank on a Monday. Sunnybank is a lovely, welcoming, safe and secure place for vulnerable members of the community. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"Very friendly and professional environment for people over 50 years old"
Made by a resident in 2019

"Friendly staff and residents, a good sense of community in the scheme and everyone can rely on each other."
Made by a visitor in 2019

"The staff and residents are always welcoming and extremely friendly. They always put the kettle on and love a good chat."
Made by a visitor in 2019

"Friendly staff, nNice atmosophe, re lovely place to visit"
Made by a visitor in 2019

"Weekly coffee mornings and film evenings, outings to various places of interest, parties with singers and buffets/ hot meals, and fund raising events...." Show more
"Weekly coffee mornings and film evenings, outings to various places of interest, parties with singers and buffets/ hot meals, and fund raising events. Working with community church, scheduled weekly visits from the local kindergarten / nursery children and our customers run coffee mornings & lunches. Whole site accessible by wheelchair." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"From the inset I was made to feel really at Home, which makes such a difference to settling in. Amanda, the manager, made certain that I had everythin..." Show more
"From the inset I was made to feel really at Home, which makes such a difference to settling in. Amanda, the manager, made certain that I had everything to make my flat a HOME, contacting various support agancies on my behalf. I Love being here and feel safe." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"Manager, Amanda is very friendly,caring and supportive. Residents are very friendly and welcoming. Amanda is very dedicated and appreciates our visit,..." Show more
"Manager, Amanda is very friendly,caring and supportive. Residents are very friendly and welcoming. Amanda is very dedicated and appreciates our visit, help and support. I always think this is the place where I would like to live when I get old. Surrounded by loving, caring people." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"Sunnybank has got a really friendly family feel, everything is done to make use of the lounge area and encourage the residents to get together and soc..." Show more
"Sunnybank has got a really friendly family feel, everything is done to make use of the lounge area and encourage the residents to get together and socialise. So important! " Show less

Made by a volunteer in 2019

"Great community and staff, always helping each other."
Made by a staff member in 2019

"The scheme has a great atmoshphere, friendly residents and staff. I manage the scheme as the aservices manager and it is always a pleasre to visit. Cu..." Show more
"The scheme has a great atmoshphere, friendly residents and staff. I manage the scheme as the aservices manager and it is always a pleasre to visit. Customers appear content and happy living here and there is always something going off for them. " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Lovely friendly staff. A real community spirit where they support each other! "
Made by a visitor in 2019

"what a fab places want to live thre great people wonderful staff "
Made by a visitor in 2019

"Lovely places to visit, customers are so kind. Lots of things going on in the scheme. Amanda White the officer makes sure all customers are seen each ..." Show more
"Lovely places to visit, customers are so kind. Lots of things going on in the scheme. Amanda White the officer makes sure all customers are seen each week, offers her help to everone. I love calling in. I am the post man for the scheme... as well free coffee." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"What a warm and wonderful scheme. It is so lovely, customer and staff seem so happy, everone helps everyone. Meals are cooked by customers for custome..." Show more
"What a warm and wonderful scheme. It is so lovely, customer and staff seem so happy, everone helps everyone. Meals are cooked by customers for customers who live alone. The lounge is open all the tme for anyone and everyone in the scheme to have a coffee and chat." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Brilliant scheme for vulnerable tenants, and staff are very approachable"
Made by a volunteer in 2017

"the Support Worker is very helpful to the residents"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Staff and customers are great. Lovely happy places to live; loads of things going on in scheme, free coffe or tea for all."
Made by a volunteer in 2017

"Staff and customers are great. Lovely happy places to live; loads of things going on in scheme, free coffe or tea for all."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Staff and customers are great. Lovely happy places to live; loads of things going on in scheme, free coffe or tea for all."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"What a lovely scheme. Customers so happy, very busy, activities going on. People just call in for coffee and a chat; everyone is welcome. Customers ha..." Show more
"What a lovely scheme. Customers so happy, very busy, activities going on. People just call in for coffee and a chat; everyone is welcome. Customers have their own luncheon club. What more can I say apart from I would love to live there." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"What a lovely places to live. the atmoshere has changed with new staff on site. Customers are so happy. She works to meet the needs of the customers, ..." Show more
"What a lovely places to live. the atmoshere has changed with new staff on site. Customers are so happy. She works to meet the needs of the customers, she works to involves all customers and the community to mix, opens the door for everone to come and the local children." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"What a lovely places to live. Tthe atmoshere is great when I go to clean the scheme. Everone is so happy now with the new warden; they were just cooki..." Show more
"What a lovely places to live. Tthe atmoshere is great when I go to clean the scheme. Everone is so happy now with the new warden; they were just cooking lunch for their luncheon club. What a lovely places to live." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"The scheme is only as good as the person who manages it, and supports the residents. The manager at Sunnybank is exeptional and very well thought of b..." Show more
"The scheme is only as good as the person who manages it, and supports the residents. The manager at Sunnybank is exeptional and very well thought of by everyone. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"I have been a resident at this scheme for 8 years and have enjoyed living here most of the time. The current staff especially the SSO have been very s..." Show more
"I have been a resident at this scheme for 8 years and have enjoyed living here most of the time. The current staff especially the SSO have been very supportive and helpfull. Majority of the resident have been kind, friendly and sociable." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"wonderful place"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Great places; everyone loves living there with the warden Amanda, a great help with customers."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"what warm and great places staff and customers working together to make a lovely places to live "
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I take our nursery children to Sunny Bank every week to visit the residents. We are always greeted with smiles by the staff and residents. We garden t..." Show more
"I take our nursery children to Sunny Bank every week to visit the residents. We are always greeted with smiles by the staff and residents. We garden together, make bird feeders, play snap and sing Christmas carols. We share memories and stories over a cup of juice/tea! " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"A joy to visit!!"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Lovely place and PFP SSO looks after her guests very well"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"The manager, the staff and the residents are very friendly"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Located within walking distance of the City Centre, next to Nature Reserve. We have a friendly social group who organise birthday parties and events f..." Show more
"Located within walking distance of the City Centre, next to Nature Reserve. We have a friendly social group who organise birthday parties and events for all residents. Places for People have made every effort to support us living independently and recently upgraded windows, kitchens and heating systems. Staff friendly and reliable." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"What a wonderful places to work. All the customers help one another in the scheme, cooking lunch onces a week, have birthday parties, mix and socialis..." Show more
"What a wonderful places to work. All the customers help one another in the scheme, cooking lunch onces a week, have birthday parties, mix and socialise, which has now decreased socialise isolation." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017
Managed by
Places for People Living+
Places work when everyone's included.

We provide homes and support to help our customers live independently and play a positive role in their community.

National Housing for Older People Awards
Yorkshire & The Humber region bronze award winner

Category: Retirement housing 31-36 units.
Sponsor: Retirement Homesearch.
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