Hargreaves Court

Retirement housing
Whitby Avenue, Ingol, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 3ZE
Whitby Avenue, Ingol, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 3ZE

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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

"Hargreaves Court is a friendly community in a very quiet location in north Preston; it has a mix of one and two person flats, available for people aged 55+, all fitted with pull-cord system, giving yo..." Show more "Hargreaves Court is a friendly community in a very quiet location in north Preston; it has a mix of one and two person flats, available for people aged 55+, all fitted with pull-cord system, giving you supported independence, with a court manager service. Facilities at Hargreaves court include a residents' lounge, laundry, and overnight guest-room. There is easy access to local bus routes that take you to the main town centre Preston; from there it is easy to get the bus into Blackpool.

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
40 flats. Built in 1972. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 20 yards; shop 50 yards; post office 200 yards; town centre 3.5 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 10 yards.
Weekly Social Activities include: coffee mornings, lunch club/meals, bingo, social events, hairdresser, alternative therapies, outings or trips, shop/stall, games, arts & craft and arm chair aerobics, organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 22/04/2013   Update info

Availability

Housing 21 welcomes enquiries for future vacancies in this Court.

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).
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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