Chestnut House

Extra care housing
209 Arabella Drive, Putney, London, SW15 5LH
209 Arabella Drive, Putney, London, SW15 5LH

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Manager's Description

"There is a concessionary TV licence available for those under 75 years old.

* There is a bus stop immediately outside of Chestnut House along the Upper Richmond Road (approx 100 yards) going to th..." Show more
"There is a concessionary TV licence available for those under 75 years old.

* There is a bus stop immediately outside of Chestnut House along the Upper Richmond Road (approx 100 yards) going to the Richmond direction and one on the opposite side of the road heading towards the Putney direction
* Bus routes 337 and 37 go to Putney, Richmond, Clapham Junction and Peckham
* The nearest tube is East Putney station
* The nearest rail stations are Putney (in the High Street) and Barnes (on Rocks Lane)
* A number of buses also run to Hammersmith from a bus stop within 5 minutes from the development
* Local shopping parade consisting of restaurants, sandwich bars, florist and grocers within walking distance – although this may be difficult for people with mobility problems.
* Local doctors surgery – Roehampton Lane
* Local chemist – Lennox estate
* Hospitals :- Barnes, Charing Cross, Chelsea & Westminster, Kingston, Queen Marys Roehampton, St Georges Tooting" Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
41 flats. Built in 2008. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff (24 hours) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Conservatory, Hairdressing salon, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 100 yards.
Social Activities include: Reminiscence, old movies, quizzes, chair based exercises, and bingo, organised by Scheme Manager. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (pets only if needed as part of the care plan).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
Care provider: London Care

Info updated: 23/04/2012   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:
Care services
Overall ratings
Staff role and interaction
National Housing for Older People Awards
National gold award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2014.
Category: Community services.
Sponsor: Keepmoat.
National bronze award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2014.
Category: Housing-with-care 30-44 units.
Sponsor: Housing LIN.
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