Thomas Ferguson Court

Extra care housing
Beacon Street, North Shields, Tyne And Wear, NE30 1EP
Beacon Street, North Shields, Tyne And Wear, NE30 1EP

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Managed by
Anchor Hanover
We believe that later life is for living

Anchor Hanover is the largest provider of specialist and care for people in later life in England. We manage over 54,000 homes across 1,700 locations. We're proudly not-for-profit, which means every penny we make is reinvested into maintaining our properties, improving our services and building more homes for people in later life.

Manager's Description

"The property is situated close to the centre of North Shields and has excellent transport links to Whitley Bay, Tynemouth and Wallsend. The local shops are about 15 minutes' walking distance and inclu..." Show more "The property is situated close to the centre of North Shields and has excellent transport links to Whitley Bay, Tynemouth and Wallsend. The local shops are about 15 minutes' walking distance and include a post office, supermarket and several high street stores. There are a number of doctors' surgeries less than a half a mile away. Other local amenities include a nearby Metro train station, a viewpoint at the end of the street overlooking the River Tyne and North Sea and a local library.

We understand that sometimes you like to be alone and at other times you may want to be more sociable. Our properties give you that freedom. At Thomas Ferguson Court, we run social activities including luncheons, coffee mornings, entertainment and occasional day trips." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
31 flats. Built in 2003. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes wheelchair standard properties.
Housing With Care scheme with on-site care staff, Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Hobby room, Activities room, Hairdressing salon, Assisted bathing facility
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 1 mile(s); post office 1 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s).
Regular social activities. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (subject to conditions).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 15/05/2021   Update info

Availability

Check with Anchor Hanover - 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).

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

"I visit a resident. Lovely atmosphere."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Very friendly, excellent care."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Visiting a friend. Found the this court very pleasant. Staff most friendly & helpful."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I feel safe. I am well looked after & there are lots of activities. All the staff are friendly."
Made by a resident in 2017

"All nice & friendly. Sara Ann very nice."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I enjoy living here and have since the day it opened. I know I am safe and secure. The carers who I rely on are caring, friendly and understanding."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It is a much safer place to live; has a good care system in place, and all staff are very kind & helpful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I enjoy living here. I feel like I am living in a safe environment and all the staff are friendly & helpful. I have made friends and enjoy the social ..." Show more
"I enjoy living here. I feel like I am living in a safe environment and all the staff are friendly & helpful. I have made friends and enjoy the social interaction on a weekly basis." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"24hr care, secure building, pleasant surroundings, great facilities."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The flats are lovely, the people are friendly and i feel safe & secure."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Friendly, well situated court with excellent staff. Good environment."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I have worked here at Thomas Ferguson Court for just over 2 years and everyone at the Scheme are friendly, helpful. It is a good community of people ..." Show more
"I have worked here at Thomas Ferguson Court for just over 2 years and everyone at the Scheme are friendly, helpful. It is a good community of people within the Scheme from residents to staff. With the Scheme being Extra Care all residents are very close family." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017
Managed by
Anchor Hanover
We believe that later life is for living

Anchor Hanover is the largest provider of specialist and care for people in later life in England. We manage over 54,000 homes across 1,700 locations. We're proudly not-for-profit, which means every penny we make is reinvested into maintaining our properties, improving our services and building more homes for people in later life.

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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