Sir John Brown Court

Retirement housing
Meadow Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16 8TF
Meadow Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16 8TF

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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

"Sir John Brown Court is situated close to Kettering town centre. It is a small, well maintained court containing a mixture of studio flats, one bed flats for one person and one bed flats for two peopl..." Show more "Sir John Brown Court is situated close to Kettering town centre. It is a small, well maintained court containing a mixture of studio flats, one bed flats for one person and one bed flats for two people.

The communal facilities offer a launderette, kitchen and lounge for all to use, as well as a guest room that friends and relatives can use for a nominal charge.

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
20 flats. Built in 1972 and renovated in 2019. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 750 yards; shop 150 yards; post office 400 yards; town centre 100 yards; GP 880 yards.
Regular Social Activities include: a weekly news letter, weekly bingo on Mondays and a bi-weekly card making session on Tuesdays. Wednesdays we have a coffee morning and every 3rd Wednesday we have a fish & chip day lunch. We are actively looking to increase the activities on a weekly bas. New residents accepted from 65 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

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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