Dennis Sneezum Court

Retirement housing
Trafalgar Road, Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 9RL
Trafalgar Road, Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 9RL

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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

"Dennis Sneezum Court, situated in Downham Market in Norfolk, offers 29 flats consisting of both one bedroom, studio suites and one two bedrooms.
There is a communal lounge, laundry, a double guest r..." Show more
"Dennis Sneezum Court, situated in Downham Market in Norfolk, offers 29 flats consisting of both one bedroom, studio suites and one two bedrooms.
There is a communal lounge, laundry, a double guest room with en-suite facilities and a private parking area. Very pleasant gardens surround the court with pathways and a patio area outside the communal lounge. Local amenities can be found within walking
distance at the nearby town centre, including shops, a sports centre, swimming pool and a library. Downham Market has a very good bus service to the surrounding towns and villages and the railway station
is on the main line to London and Kings Lynn. The local butcher and greengrocer makes deliveries to the court and there is also the services of visiting hairdressers, beauticians and an on-site mobile
library. The local chemist provides a prescription collection and delivery service.

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
30 flats. Built in 1979. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom.
Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 0.5 mile(s); shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 0.5 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 0.5 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: Regular social activities include coffee mornings, lunch club/meals, bingo, social events, hairdresser, outings or trips, organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 14/03/2018   Update info

Availability

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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
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the garden
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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