Winton Court

Extra care housing
Park Lane, Winlaton, Blaydon-on-Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE21 6AT
Park Lane, Winlaton, Blaydon-on-Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE21 6AT

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Managed by
Housing 21
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care.

Housing 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 55 and above.

Manager's Description

"Winton Court is situated in a quiet spot at the heart of Winlaton village near Gateshead, within its own picturesque grounds. The village has a beautiful church, St Anne's, as well as shops, a post of..." Show more "Winton Court is situated in a quiet spot at the heart of Winlaton village near Gateshead, within its own picturesque grounds. The village has a beautiful church, St Anne's, as well as shops, a post office, chemists, dentists, banks, hardware stores and restaurants, including fish and chip shops. It hosts car boot sales on Wednesdays and Sundays and there is a day centre service, which Winton Court residents are welcome to attend. There are bus stops outside the court and buses run every 15 minutes to the town centre and Gateshead Metro Centre, where there is a cinema, bowling alley and pubs.

Winton Court has developed excellent relationships with the churches in the village. There is a service the first Sunday of each month and holy communion every Wednesday. Members of the local community are also welcome to use the court's facilities. The court features a restaurant, hair salon, communal lounge, cinema room, a quiet lounge used as a library, a guest room, games room, laundry room, car park and landscaped gardens. Residents are encouraged to get involved with helping to look after the gardens if they wish." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
40 flats. Built in 2003. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff (24 hours, 7 days) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Restaurant open to the public, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Community centre, Hobby room, Cafe, Shop, Hairdressing salon, Library, Assisted bathing facility, cinema, guest room
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 2 yards; shop 2 yards.
Regular social activities include: The court offers a range of social activities including coffee mornings, lunch clubs, men's' club, craft workshops and day trips.. Meal(s) available (restaurant open from 8.30am to 6.30pm). New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 12/08/2015   Update info

Availability

Housing 21 welcomes enquiries for future vacancies in this Court.

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 have worked at Winton Court for five years and enjoy working in this lovely friendly court .Staff all work together and we have a excellent team. Te..." Show more
"I have worked at Winton Court for five years and enjoy working in this lovely friendly court .Staff all work together and we have a excellent team. Tenants always give excellent reports and think very highly of all the staff at Winton Court." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"I have worked at Winton Court for over 5 years, I get on really well with my colleagues and the tenants. We have a brilliant relationship and we're li..." Show more
"I have worked at Winton Court for over 5 years, I get on really well with my colleagues and the tenants. We have a brilliant relationship and we're like one big family. The atmosphere is always friendly." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"I have worked here since 2003. I learnt what it meant by a "Home for Life" for the elderly population and I am still here 16 years later. Winton Cour..." Show more
"I have worked here since 2003. I learnt what it meant by a "Home for Life" for the elderly population and I am still here 16 years later. Winton Court is the most caring place in the world for people to live a safe and happy life." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019
Managed by
Housing 21
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care.

Housing 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 55 and above.

Memberships
ERoSH: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of ERoSH, the national consortium for sheltered and retirement housing.
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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