Harvey Longworth Court

Retirement housing
Goodshaw Avenue, Crawshawbooth, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 8QB
Goodshaw Avenue, Crawshawbooth, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 8QB

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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

"Harvey Longworth Court, situated between Burnley and Rawtenstall in the Rossendale valley, is in a semi rural location with stunning views of the valley. The court consists of 22 double and 16 single ..." Show more "Harvey Longworth Court, situated between Burnley and Rawtenstall in the Rossendale valley, is in a semi rural location with stunning views of the valley. The court consists of 22 double and 16 single flats, all equipped with economy 7 heating, and fitted kitchens with electric oven and hob. In the village there is a post office, butchers, bakers, newsagents, dress agencies, chemists, restaurants and pubs.  In Rawtenstall there are two large supermarkets and a good selection of shops and banks. The court is only 20 miles from Manchester and there is a good bus route from the bottom of the road. There is a laundry room, a guest room available for visitors and a warm and friendly communal lounge.

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 1974. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Conservatory
Access to site fairly easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 1 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 2.5 mile(s); GP 2.5 mile(s); social centre 3.5 mile(s).
Frequent Social Activities include: coffee mornings, lunch club & film afternoon exercise/fitness class, bingo, social events, whist, darts & quiz, large screen TV & sky, outings or trips, newsletter, organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced.
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

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:
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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.

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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