Harry Scott Court

Retirement housing
Albemarle Way, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 2SX
Albemarle Way, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 2SX

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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

"There are 9 studio, 16 one bed and 4 two bed flats. The court is set in a quiet cul-de-sac location next to open parkland. Communal facilities include lounge, laundry, guest room and garden.

There..." Show more
"There are 9 studio, 16 one bed and 4 two bed flats. The court is set in a quiet cul-de-sac location next to open parkland. Communal facilities include lounge, laundry, guest room and garden.

There is two Court Managers who job share the role and are on site Mon- Fri 9.30am-3pm. There is also a community alarm service for when they are off site. Residents enjoy a warm community spirit and regular social events. A bus service is a few minutes walk giving access to the town centre.

Our Court Manager Service is an important and integral part of Housing and Care 21's approach to supporting 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 independence in their own home.

Our Managers are also responsible for the day to day running of the court including looking after the Health and Safety, property management and residents engagement" Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
29 flats. Built in 1974 and renovated in 2016. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 0.25 mile(s); shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 3 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 1 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: coffee morning, outings to supermarket, occassional evenings, organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 60 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

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
Number / size of facilities
Privacy
Space standards of individual apartments

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"Nice place to live. Very kind and helpful court manager, Justine, the best."
Made by a resident in 2017
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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