Wood Court

Extra care housing
South Road, Burnt Oak, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 0BF
South Road, Burnt Oak, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 0BF

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Manager's Description

"Wood Court is a purpose-built extra care scheme, providing accommodation and support to older people, both single and couples, within 39 self-contained one-bedroom apartments. The scheme provides a wi..." Show more "Wood Court is a purpose-built extra care scheme, providing accommodation and support to older people, both single and couples, within 39 self-contained one-bedroom apartments. The scheme provides a wide range of assistive technology, and staff are on-site 24 hours a day. Residents are over 60 and either registered as disabled or assessed to have care needs, requiring a minimum of 10 hours support a week.

All the flats are wheelchair accessible, with level entry showers. There are excellent communal facilities, including a dining room, lounge and a fully equipped kitchen. The dining and living rooms provide the focus for numerous social activities and are a hub for residents to get together and get involved. There is also a fully equipped laundry room, hairdressing facilities, assisted bathrooms and communal gardens.

Each flat has an intercom/Delta alarm system linked to care staff or, if they are unavailable, to a control centre." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
39 flats. Built in 2008. Sizes 1 bedroom.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days)
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Activities room
New residents accepted from 60 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
Care provider: Metropolitan Housing Trust Limited

Info updated: 05/02/2017   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:
Convenience of the location
Number / size of facilities
Practicality of the individual apartments
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the garden
Staff role and interaction
Memberships
ERoSH: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of ERoSH, the national consortium for sheltered and retirement housing.
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