The Pavilions

Extra care housing
50 Alma Road, Millfield, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 3FG
50 Alma Road, Millfield, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 3FG

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Main Facts

Extra care housing
40 flats. Built in 2008. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Stair lift(s), Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Hobby room, Activities room, Shop, Hairdressing salon, Library, Assisted bathing facility, cinema room , IT, coffee bar
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 150 yards; shop 150 yards; post office 400 yards; town centre 1.5 mile(s); GP 150 yards.
Regular Social Activities include: bingo, cinema, indoor bowls, knit & natter, quizzes, raffles, clothes shop and external entertainers etc, organised by Activities Co-ordinator. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership
Care provider: Longhurst Group

Info updated: 12/02/2018   Update info

Availability

Check with Longhurst Group - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

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:
Activities and outings
Consultation
Convenience of the location
Lifestyle
Number / size of facilities
Overall ratings
Practicality of the individual apartments
Privacy
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the garden
Quality of the individual apartments
Space standards of individual apartments
Staff role and interaction

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

"My step father lives there and he loves it. He is taken good care of and I know that I do not have to worry. If there is a problem I am notified, give..." Show more
"My step father lives there and he loves it. He is taken good care of and I know that I do not have to worry. If there is a problem I am notified, gives one peace of mind. Never wants to leave there." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Staff are lovely, lots to do, great food, lovely flat."
Made by a resident in 2017

"After the passing of my wife after 55 years of happy marriage i just did not know which way to turn. Lucvkily I saw this building being built and made..." Show more
"After the passing of my wife after 55 years of happy marriage i just did not know which way to turn. Lucvkily I saw this building being built and made some enquiries as to shared ownership, and it turned out to be the best thing I could have done. Axiom Housing, the staff and all concerned could not be better, and I would recommend it to anyone." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"The whole family is very happy Dad lives here, as we know he is safe & happy. The staff are lovely and caring."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"My mother wishes to express how much she loves living at The Pavilions. The accommodation, facilities and entertainment, food, and carers are amazing ..." Show more
"My mother wishes to express how much she loves living at The Pavilions. The accommodation, facilities and entertainment, food, and carers are amazing and she has company if she wants it, quiet if she requires it. Thank you so much for all the care she receives." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"My mother has lived at The Pavilions for the last 6 years. The care she receives is second to none. She has just returned from hospital far more frail..." Show more
"My mother has lived at The Pavilions for the last 6 years. The care she receives is second to none. She has just returned from hospital far more frail than when she went in. But again they upped their game and she is receiving all the extra care she needs." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Nice friendly scheme, with lovely lounge and restaurant area. Always clean and tidy. The scheme feels, safe, secure homely and like a hotel, but with ..." Show more
"Nice friendly scheme, with lovely lounge and restaurant area. Always clean and tidy. The scheme feels, safe, secure homely and like a hotel, but with caring staff." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Very friendly people; nothing is too much trouble. Happy atmosphere."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Very friendly - always helpful - very good atmosphere."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's a lovely place to work; the staff are friendly. Best place to work at."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"I work here. The Pavilions is a friendly sociable place to live and work."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"It is everything a pensioner needs: first class care & attention, good food and spacious living space."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It is very homely; staff are very helpful and I feel safe here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Staff always welcoming and helpful. Feels like a very safe and happy place to live. Residents seem happy & settled"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I visit my brother. Everyone is very helpful and always there when needed. Very clean and tidy and activities very good. "
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I work at The Pavilions and for the last 7 years it has been happy and friendly place to work, and most enjoyable. Very clean."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"Very nice staff, caring, knowledgeable and proactive - and nice tea."
Made by a resident in 2017

"After the death of my wife last Xmas this flat came up for sale so I am part owner. I find that it is better for me. I lived out in the fens before & ..." Show more
"After the death of my wife last Xmas this flat came up for sale so I am part owner. I find that it is better for me. I lived out in the fens before & not driving anymore. Now I have friends & no cooking to do." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"The Manager is amazing and the residents are always happy and enjoy the events that take place"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"The Pavilions is an amazing place providing care and support to some our most vulnerable and frail older people. The staff go above and beyond and pr..." Show more
"The Pavilions is an amazing place providing care and support to some our most vulnerable and frail older people. The staff go above and beyond and provide an excellent service - this scheme is an award winning golden place to live. Residents' quality of life is platinum!" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Very friendly and helpful members of staff. Fabulous residents that support each other. "
Made by a visitor in 2017

"All the carers and managers look after my Father excellently. Nothing is too much trouble and they are always willing to listen to my concerns."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"It is so friendly, residents are happy, it's bright and airy with good carers giving fantastic care, lovely food. The scheme welcomes other from local..." Show more
"It is so friendly, residents are happy, it's bright and airy with good carers giving fantastic care, lovely food. The scheme welcomes other from local schemes to coffee mornings; families enjoy helping with coffee morning, or fetes. The scheme smells clean and fresh and there's always fun and laughter." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017
National Housing for Older People Awards
National bronze award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2015.
Category: Housing-with-care 36-48 units.
Sponsor: ARCO.
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2014.
Category: Housing-with-care 30-44 units.
Sponsor: Housing LIN.
National silver award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2013.
Category: 30-44 units.
Sponsor: Keepmoat.
Memberships
ARHM: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of the Association of Retirement Housing Managers, and therefore committed to complying with its Code of Practice.
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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