Barker Court

Retirement housing
off Rochdale Road, Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 9NT
off Rochdale Road, Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 9NT

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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

"Barker Court has 31 one bedroom properties in total, 18 of these are suitable for up to two people, 13 are single person properties. The quiet but friendly scheme is located in Bacup, and set in beaut..." Show more "Barker Court has 31 one bedroom properties in total, 18 of these are suitable for up to two people, 13 are single person properties. The quiet but friendly scheme is located in Bacup, and set in beautiful surroundings, with charming scenic views of the Lancashire Hills and countryside. Amenities such as local shops and doctors surgeries are close by, and the location offers good transport links to the surrounding areas. The scheme has a pleasant communal lounge, laundry room and guest room. There is a 24 hour emergency call system and door entry system for your security.

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
31 flats. Built in 1981. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 50 yards; shop 50 yards; town centre 0.25 mile(s); GP 0.25 mile(s); social centre 0.5 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: We have a very proactive social club with coffee morning and social evenings. Many trips out take place throughout the whole year.. New residents accepted from 62 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 02/04/2009   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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