Valentine Barker Court

Retirement housing
Greenhoe Place, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7EZ
Greenhoe Place, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7EZ

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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

" Valentine Barker Court is situated in a quite cul-de-sac in the market town of Swaffham. Activities in the communal lounge range from bingo to scrabble, knit and natter and a weekly coffee morning."

Main Facts

Retirement housing
44 flats, bungalows. Built in 1976 and renovated in 2010. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Activities room
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 0.75 mile(s); shop 0.25 mile(s); post office 0.75 mile(s); town centre 0.75 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: games evening, pool club, bingo, quiz night, and karaoke evenings, organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 06/03/2013   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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