Furlong House

Extra care housing
Lanton Close, off Kempthorne Gardens, Bloxwich, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 2LJ
Lanton Close, off Kempthorne Gardens, Bloxwich, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 2LJ

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Manager's Description

"Furlong House is a modern scheme of 51 self-contained one and two-bedroom apartments for older adults who are able to live alone but may need some day-to-day or occasional support.

Located in Bloxw..." Show more
"Furlong House is a modern scheme of 51 self-contained one and two-bedroom apartments for older adults who are able to live alone but may need some day-to-day or occasional support.

Located in Bloxwich, Walsall, Furlong House affords residents privacy and independence, with the knowledge that any care and support needed can be provided at any time of the day or night by a dedicated, experienced team.

With local shops and transport links close by, residents are able to remain active members of the wider community, and also of Furlong House’s community by using the extensive services or participating in a range of activities provided at the scheme." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
51 flats. Built in 2006. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Housing With Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), non-resident management staff (24 hours, 7 days)
Lift, Lounge, Restaurant open to the public, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Conservatory, Activities room, Shop, Hairdressing salon, Jacuzzi, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 25 yards; shop 0.8 mile(s); post office 0.8 mile(s); town centre 0.8 mile(s); GP 1.1 mile(s).
Regular social activities include: bingo, skittles, crafts, cards, dominoes, pool, internal & external entertainment, trips, organised by lifestyle co-ordinator and staff. Meal(s) available (lunch, breakfast and snacks 7 days a week). New residents accepted from 65 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (pets policy is available).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 28/07/2008   Update info

Availability

Check with Accord Housing Association - 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).
Memberships
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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