Barton Mews

Extra care housing / Close care housing
Short Lane, Barton Under Needwood, Staffordshire, DE13 8LT
Short Lane, Barton Under Needwood, Staffordshire, DE13 8LT

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Manager's Description

"Shaw extra care schemes offer the next generation of retirement housing as a real alternative to and a step-up from, traditional sheltered housing schemes which do not provide personal support and car..." Show more "Shaw extra care schemes offer the next generation of retirement housing as a real alternative to and a step-up from, traditional sheltered housing schemes which do not provide personal support and care. If you think all new extra care developments are the same then you’re in for a few pleasant surprises." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing / Close care housing
29 flats. Built in 2007. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff, Non-resident management staff (24 hours, 7 days) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Restaurant open to the public, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Hobby room, Cafe, Hairdressing salon, Library, Assisted bathing facility, balcony terrace, IT suite in linbrary, GP surgery on ground floor
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 300 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 0.5 mile(s); social centre 0.5 mile(s).
Regular social activities include: Bingo, theatre trips, morning/afternoon coffee/cake, supper nights. Scrabble, poetry and film nights, organised by Manager and residents.. Meal(s) available (on-site restaurant will provide meals on request & room service). New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced.
Tenure(s): Leasehold
Cost: Asking prices from around £179,950 (1 bed), at Jul 2019.
Care provider: Shaw Community Services

Info updated: 02/02/2011   Update info

Availability

Check with Shaw Healthcare - 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
Care services
Community spirit
Consultation
Lifestyle
Number / size of facilities
Overall ratings
Privacy
Quality of the individual apartments
Safety and security
Staff role and interaction

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

"Peace of mind."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Stress free, friendly atmosphere, someone on hand you can call on at any time day or night."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I enjoy living here because the carers look after me."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I enjoy living here as there are facilities which I am able to use - laundry, hairdresser... Concierge on duty 24 hours a day and in addition I am clo..." Show more
"I enjoy living here as there are facilities which I am able to use - laundry, hairdresser... Concierge on duty 24 hours a day and in addition I am close to my daughter who is a frequent visitor." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Care & attention couldn't be better."
Made by a resident in 2017

"My mother lived here and loved it so much. She will pop back from her new home in Cornwall to visit her friends."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I enjoy living independently. I enjoy socialising at lunchtime with other residents."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The Mews team are a happy, friendly, helpful group of people. They perform their duties in pleasant, confident manner. The Mews offers every possible..." Show more
"The Mews team are a happy, friendly, helpful group of people. They perform their duties in pleasant, confident manner. The Mews offers every possible facility. It is the residents' choice whether they choose to participate or otherwise. " Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Staff are kind and helpful, always available."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Good facilities, well managed. Everyone tries hard. Help available when needed from willing and cheerful staff. Can be as independent as one wishes. N..." Show more
"Good facilities, well managed. Everyone tries hard. Help available when needed from willing and cheerful staff. Can be as independent as one wishes. Not patronised." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Accommodation and services provide suited my retirement needs."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Companionship, security and the knowledge that there is always help needed."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Friendly atmosphere, well maintained surroundings. Very pleasant staff, adequate food, some interesting activities."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Companionship and peace of mind to know that there is always somebody around to give help if needed."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Rising ages. First class care and attention."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Peace of mind. There is someone on call 24hrs. There is company if you want it & privacy in your own apartment if that is your choice. It is a wonderf..." Show more
"Peace of mind. There is someone on call 24hrs. There is company if you want it & privacy in your own apartment if that is your choice. It is a wonderful set-up - the best !" Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Because I feel safe; someone is always there for me. Staff are friendly but professional. The Mews is always warm and clean. It is my home!"
Made by a resident in 2017

"A very friendly atmosphere, independent living and security to name but a few."
Made by a resident in 2017

"For people in the 'winter' of their lives, this place has to be something close to paradise. Great building design, super-friendly and competent staff..." Show more
"For people in the 'winter' of their lives, this place has to be something close to paradise. Great building design, super-friendly and competent staff, fabulous food in the on-site restaurant, lovely communal areas, all well managed, with a doctor's surgery in the very same building. Perfect!" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017
National Housing for Older People Awards
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Housing-with-care under 36 units.
Sponsor: .
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2015.
Category: Housing-with-care 18-35 units.
Sponsor: Housing LIN.
National gold award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2010.
Category: Housing-with-care under 30 units.
Sponsor: Retirement Villages Ltd.
National bronze award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2011.
Category: Housing-with-care under 30 units.
Sponsor: The ExtraCare Charitable Trust.
National silver award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2014.
Category: Housing-with-care under 30 units.
Sponsor: The ExtraCare Charitable Trust.
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