Whitehill Court

Retirement housing
Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, G66 2HR
Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, G66 2HR

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Manager's Description

"A warm welcome awaits you at Whitehill Court, Kirkintilloch which offers safe and secure homes designed especially for those aged 50 and over.

Our Local Manager provides a friendly face and ensure..." Show more
"A warm welcome awaits you at Whitehill Court, Kirkintilloch which offers safe and secure homes designed especially for those aged 50 and over.

Our Local Manager provides a friendly face and ensures the buildings and facilities are kept in good order.

Studio flats are fully self-contained with a living room/bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. Double flats are self contained with a living room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. Each flat has full gas central heating.

There is a communal lounge here residents and their family and friends can meet and chat over a cuppa. Social activities and clubs are often held here. Purpose built laundries with fast automatic washing machines and tumble driers are available for all.

Whitehill Court is set in attractive gardens and there is a shopping centre within walking distance of the development. There is a bus stop at the end of the road with services to Kirkintilloch and Glasgow." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
39 flats. Built in 1975. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Activities room
Distances: bus stop 0.1 mile(s); shop 0.4 mile(s); post office 0.3 mile(s); GP 0.9 mile(s).
New residents accepted from 50 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 26/11/2018   Update info

Availability

Check with Bield Housing & Care - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

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

"Whitehill Court retirement housing is an amazing example of how its not the bricks and mortar that make a community but the people who live in it. Ev..." Show more
"Whitehill Court retirement housing is an amazing example of how its not the bricks and mortar that make a community but the people who live in it. Everyone here regardless of any issues or health needs continue with support to enjoy a very active social life within the development." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Just a few descriptive words about WHITEHILL, Kirkintilloch: W - Worthwhile; H - High-priority; I - Important; T- Tenants; E - Essential; H - Helpful;..." Show more
"Just a few descriptive words about WHITEHILL, Kirkintilloch: W - Worthwhile; H - High-priority; I - Important; T- Tenants; E - Essential; H - Helpful; I - Indispensable; L - Loyal; L - Lovely Staff; C - Caring; O - Obliging; U - Uppermost; R - Reliable; T - Trusting. Excellent place for elderly people to stay! " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"The management and Staff really go out their way to make the place happy, homely and very clean. There's loads of entertainment and amusement for the ..." Show more
"The management and Staff really go out their way to make the place happy, homely and very clean. There's loads of entertainment and amusement for the lucky residents living there. It's a really well run place, but still the staff have got time to help the residents with any problems." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Excellent facility. The staff really care for the residents."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Despite inherent problems with a building designed in the 70's the residents and staff have improved the community feel and in turn have improved the ..." Show more
"Despite inherent problems with a building designed in the 70's the residents and staff have improved the community feel and in turn have improved the lives of many of the service users. This is what newer developments try to achieve with design but fail without the dedication shown at Whitehill." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"I have been a resident here for 7 months and have no complaints at all. Everyone is really friendly and you are made so welcome, couldn't fault it. "
Made by a resident in 2017

"I have lived here for four years and have made many new friends. We also have a variety of social functions , and we also have a great manager."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I am quite happy here. The residents and staff are all very friendly."
Made by a resident in 2017

"My mother lives in Whitehill court and is very happy there. Margaret who runs the place is so so good. There is always something going on in the loung..." Show more
"My mother lives in Whitehill court and is very happy there. Margaret who runs the place is so so good. There is always something going on in the lounge. And thanks to Dorothy the place is very clean. We don't need to worry about my mum living there. Thankyou." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Whitehill Court goes to amazing lengths to care for residents in a difficult facility to manage. It's a collection of modular buildings shortly being..." Show more
"Whitehill Court goes to amazing lengths to care for residents in a difficult facility to manage. It's a collection of modular buildings shortly being replaced. I'm a local councillor and have met several people at events who have lived there for many years. They must be doing something
right! " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"This an older retirement housing complex. The residents and staff are very friendly and we have quite an active social club who also run bus trips out..." Show more
"This an older retirement housing complex. The residents and staff are very friendly and we have quite an active social club who also run bus trips out to various places of interest." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Whitehill Court has the community feel factor, with a buzzing atmosphere and allows tenants to show talent share success and achievement and recognise..." Show more
"Whitehill Court has the community feel factor, with a buzzing atmosphere and allows tenants to show talent share success and achievement and recognise the outstanding contribution, tenants, friends and carers make to the development along with the wider community " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017
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