Mill Rise

Extra care housing
Lymebrook Way, Cross Heath, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 9GA
Lymebrook Way, Cross Heath, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 9GA

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Manager's Description

"Mill Rise is an extra-care village with 60 comfortable individual apartments for adults aged 55 or over who are able to live on their own but may have some personal support or care needs.

In additi..." Show more
"Mill Rise is an extra-care village with 60 comfortable individual apartments for adults aged 55 or over who are able to live on their own but may have some personal support or care needs.

In addition to the privacy of their own homes, residents can enjoy superb communal facilities, a landscaped garden, as well as a range of activities catering to all interests. A dedicated hobby room also contains two computers for residents’ use, with external trainers visiting to support all aspects of well-being and community amenities such as a GP surgery, pharmacy, supermarket and bus route close by.

Accord Care and Support and Aspire Housing work in partnership to manage this scheme. Accord delivers care-related activities, while Aspire provide housing-related support with staff on site part-time but available 24 hours a day." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
60 flats. Built in 2009. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Conservatory, Hobby room, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 1 mile(s); town centre 1.5 mile(s); GP 10 yards.
New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership
Cost: 50% or 75% shared ownership available - if 75% no rent to pay.
Care provider: Accord Housing Association

Info updated: 11/11/2019   Update info

Availability

Check with Aspire Housing Ltd - 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:
Community spirit
Lifestyle
Number / size of facilities
Quality of design
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the facilities
Staff role and interaction

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

"The staff here at mill rise go the extra mile to ensure that all residents enjoy a safe and happy time above that which would expect. Many visitors to..." Show more
"The staff here at mill rise go the extra mile to ensure that all residents enjoy a safe and happy time above that which would expect. Many visitors too mill rise say they would love to come here to live when they get older. What better recommendation could one have." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"Excellent accommodation. Aspire staff faultless. Sense of security."
Made by a resident in 2019

"I have lived here for almost 10 years, since it first opened, and I like the quietness, the security, and the helpful staff, for which nothing is too ..." Show more
"I have lived here for almost 10 years, since it first opened, and I like the quietness, the security, and the helpful staff, for which nothing is too much trouble for them." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"I like Mill Rise. I've been here 10 years in June and I have enjoyed every minute I've lived here. Everyone is helpful and friendly. I do exercise cla..." Show more
"I like Mill Rise. I've been here 10 years in June and I have enjoyed every minute I've lived here. Everyone is helpful and friendly. I do exercise classes. Lunch club afternoon teA, church service, bingo. I never feel lonely since living here." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019
National Housing for Older People Awards
West Midlands region bronze award winner

Category: Housing-with-care 56 units and over.
Sponsor: Housing LIN.
National gold award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2010.
Category: Housing-with-care 60-99 units.
Sponsor: Wates Living Space.
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