Westmeads

Extra care housing
Meadstead Drive, Royston, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 4PT
Meadstead Drive, Royston, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 4PT

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Main Facts

Extra care housing
50 flats. Built in 2008. Sizes 2 bedroom.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff, Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Restaurant open to the public, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Hobby room, Activities room, Cafe, Hairdressing salon, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 0.25 mile(s); shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 0.5 mile(s); GP 0.25 mile(s); social centre 0.25 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: bingo, parties, chairobics, quiz, organised by residents and staff. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership
Cost: (50% shares available).
Care provider: TLC Homecare Limited

Info updated: 04/06/2009   Update info

Availability

Check with South Yorkshire Housing Association 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:
Number / size of facilities
Quality of design
Quality of the facilities
Quality of the garden
Quality of the individual apartments
Space standards of individual apartments

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

"Westmeads always has warm and homely welcome for all, whether you live, work or visit there.

Staff and residents are engaged and work together to c..." Show more
"Westmeads always has warm and homely welcome for all, whether you live, work or visit there.

Staff and residents are engaged and work together to create wonderful opportunities and memories.

Westmeads promotes good health and wellbeing for all and ensures everyone is valued.

Westmeads is joyful " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"The atmosphere at Westmeads is very good, everyone feels part of the community. "
Made by a staff member in 2019

"We offer older people the chance to grow old gracefully with dignity and support to maintain their independence, facing the challenges becoming older ..." Show more
"We offer older people the chance to grow old gracefully with dignity and support to maintain their independence, facing the challenges becoming older can bring together." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"The scheme gives those who need that little bit of extra help a place to live that also maintains their independence, it is a home within a home. "
Made by a staff member in 2019

"It's a fantastic place to work.
The building is modern and extremely clean.
The staff are helpful in every way and the residents and visitors to Westm..." Show more
"It's a fantastic place to work.
The building is modern and extremely clean.
The staff are helpful in every way and the residents and visitors to Westmeads are very complimentary about the scheme as a whole." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"it has such a vibrant atmosphere and the staff have such dedication. There is always something going on to enrich peoples lives."
Made by a visitor in 2019

"Lovely calm, welcoming and friendly environment run by dedicated staff passionate about providing quality and person centred accommodation, activities..." Show more
"Lovely calm, welcoming and friendly environment run by dedicated staff passionate about providing quality and person centred accommodation, activities and care for their residents." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Westmeads is an incredibly warm and hospital place to visit. The staff are friendly, the tenants are happy, the food is good and it is all very clean ..." Show more
"Westmeads is an incredibly warm and hospital place to visit. The staff are friendly, the tenants are happy, the food is good and it is all very clean and very well kept. there are also some great communal facilities" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"South Yorkshire Housing Association pride themselves on supporting people to live well and realise their potential. Staff at Westmeads go above and be..." Show more
"South Yorkshire Housing Association pride themselves on supporting people to live well and realise their potential. Staff at Westmeads go above and beyond on a daily basis for the residents as well as providing a fantastic community hub in the form of the day centre. Lovely place to be." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Brilliant open spaces, very friendly staff who care so much for the residents."
Made by a staff member in 2019

"Westmeads is a vibrant inclusive scheme that supports residents to live as independently as possible whilst still living in their own home. Resident ..." Show more
"Westmeads is a vibrant inclusive scheme that supports residents to live as independently as possible whilst still living in their own home. Resident benefit from having support staff available to help them through the ups and downs of life whilst promoting health and wellbeing. " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"I have work hear for the last 9 years, and it’s a lovely place to be, welcoming and friendly "
Made by a staff member in 2019
National Housing for Older People Awards
Yorkshire & The Humber region bronze award winner

Category: Housing-with-care 41-55 units.
Sponsor: CHS.
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