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Manager's Description"Built in 1985 the scheme is very popular, with a long waiting list. Accommodation consists of 45 one bedroom flats (some outside the main building) and 17 two bedroom bungalows."
62 flats, bungalows. Built in 1985 and renovated in 2007. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes wheelchair standard properties.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Stair lift(s), Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Hairdressing salon, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 50 yards; shop 500 yards; post office 500 yards; town centre 1.5 mile(s); GP 300 yards.
Regular Social Activities include: Farningham have something every afternoon, plus a lunch club and a breakfast club once a week. Afternoon activities are, Craft, Bingo, Quiz, Hoy, Tia Chi plus parties for Christmas, Easter, etc. New residents accepted from 60 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
Info updated: 25/05/2017 Update info
AvailabilityCheck with Silva Homes - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.
Residents' viewsA 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
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the facilities
Safety and security
Staff role and interaction
National Housing for Older People Awards
Category: Retirement housing 60 units and over.