Great Bradfords House

Extra care housing
159 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, CM7 9GD
159 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, Essex, CM7 9GD

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Managed by
Abbeyfield Braintree, Bocking & Felsted Society Ltd
Comfort, companionship and security

Living at home can become harder as you get older. But choosing to move into supported living accommodation doesn't have to mean losing your independence. In fact, many of our residents tell us it feels like a new beginning.

Manager's Description

"Located close to Braintree town centre, Great Bradfords House is an Extra Care Scheme that was purpose built in 2006. We have 33 one bedroom flats and two two bedroom flats, which are suitable for a c..." Show more "Located close to Braintree town centre, Great Bradfords House is an Extra Care Scheme that was purpose built in 2006. We have 33 one bedroom flats and two two bedroom flats, which are suitable for a couple. Each has a fitted kitchen and en suite shower room, and residents use their own furniture so the house has a very personal feel. There are lifts to all floors." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
35 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)
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Conservatory, Shop, Hairdressing salon, Assisted bathing facility, buggy charging room, laundry, multi purpose room, visitors overnight suite
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 50 yards; shop 10 yards; post office 10 yards; town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s).
Regular social activities include: Weekly bingo sessions, wii fit, seated exercises, arts and crafts, singalong afternoons, pamper afternoons, film afternoons, reminiscence; plus special events such as afternoon tea at the Ritz. Meal(s) available (lunch and dinner every day). New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
Care provider: Abbeyfield Braintree, Bocking and Felsted Society

Info updated: 30/04/2020   Update info

Availability

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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:
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Managed by
Abbeyfield Braintree, Bocking & Felsted Society Ltd
Comfort, companionship and security

Living at home can become harder as you get older. But choosing to move into supported living accommodation doesn't have to mean losing your independence. In fact, many of our residents tell us it feels like a new beginning.

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