Joseph Jennings Court

Retirement housing
Downshaw Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL7 9PP
Downshaw Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL7 9PP

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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

"Joseph Jennings Court, situated in Ashton-under-Lyne in Manchester, consists of 36 one bedroom flats. On-site facilities at the court include a large communal lounge with a kitchen, laundry room, gues..." Show more "Joseph Jennings Court, situated in Ashton-under-Lyne in Manchester, consists of 36 one bedroom flats. On-site facilities at the court include a large communal lounge with a kitchen, laundry room, guest room, hair salon and a resident court manager. The court is situated just off the main road between Ashton and Oldham and there is a bus stop 5 minutes from the court. There are many amenities within a 10 minutes walk including a local supermarket, post office, chemist and a GP surgery.

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
38 flats. Built in 1984 and renovated in 2014. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 5 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 200 yards; town centre 1 mile(s); GP 500 yards; social centre 5 yards.
Monthly Social Activities include: coffee mornings, lunch club/meals, bingo, social events, arts and crafts, hairdresser, outings or trips, organised by tenants, manager. New residents accepted from 65 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 13/03/2019   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:
Convenience of the location
Number / size of facilities
Quality of design
Quality of the garden

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

"A very friendly and clean place; flats better than my expectations were; my sincere thanks must go to the staff, especially to our court manager Cheri..." Show more
"A very friendly and clean place; flats better than my expectations were; my sincere thanks must go to the staff, especially to our court manager Cheri - nothing is too much for her." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"1. Medical help if needed (pull cord). 2. On bus route (short distance from town). 3 Plenty of activities for both able and disabled. 4. Helpful and c..." Show more
"1. Medical help if needed (pull cord). 2. On bus route (short distance from town). 3 Plenty of activities for both able and disabled. 4. Helpful and caring manageress." Show less

Made by a resident 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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