Sheppard Court

Retirement housing
Western Avenue, Bracebridge Heath, Lincolnshire, LN4 2PG
Western Avenue, Bracebridge Heath, Lincolnshire, LN4 2PG

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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

"Sheppard Court has a very active tenants' association which run a diverse monthly programme of events. Activities include art classes, craft groups, Wii games, themed evenings and games nights. In the..." Show more "Sheppard Court has a very active tenants' association which run a diverse monthly programme of events. Activities include art classes, craft groups, Wii games, themed evenings and games nights. In the community there is a local friendship group and church group, which can be attended by all.

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
35 flats. Built in 1978 and renovated in 2001. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 400 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 2.5 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 0.5 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: coffee mornings, exercise/fitness class, bingo, social events, arts and crafts, outings or trips, knit and natter, 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: 02/04/2009   Update info

Availability

Check with Housing 21 - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

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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