Riddiough Court

Retirement housing
Hall Street, Whitworth, Lancashire, OL12 8TL
Hall Street, Whitworth, Lancashire, OL12 8TL

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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

"Riddiough Court is situated on Hall Street, in Whitworth near Rochdale. It offers weekly resident social activities at the court including bingo, coffee morning, craft sessions, Tai Chi lessons and th..." Show more "Riddiough Court is situated on Hall Street, in Whitworth near Rochdale. It offers weekly resident social activities at the court including bingo, coffee morning, craft sessions, Tai Chi lessons and theme nights. There are 27 one bedroom, single and double occupancy flats, which all have scenic views of the picturesque gardens. On-site facilities at the court include a communal lounge, laundry room and a guest room. Local amenities boasted nearby include two GP surgeries, a chemist, a supermarket and a post office. The excellent local bus network runs from Accrington through Whitworth to Rochdale.

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
27 flats. Built in 1988 and renovated in 2016. 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; post office 50 yards; town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 50 yards.
Weekly Social Activities include: coffee mornings, exercise/fitness class, bingo, social events, arts and crafts, hairdresser, outings or trips, shop/stall, organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy).
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:
Community spirit
Consultation
Convenience of the location
Link with community at large
Number / size of facilities
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Practicality of the individual apartments
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the garden
Staff role and interaction
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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