Homestead House

Retirement housing
Sharnford Road, Sapcote, Leicestershire, LE9 4HZ
Sharnford Road, Sapcote, Leicestershire, LE9 4HZ

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Manager's Description

"A large friendly scheme, this property is set in it's own grounds with ample car parking for residents. It is on the main bus route for Hinckley and there are several buses which run to Leicester and ..." Show more "A large friendly scheme, this property is set in it's own grounds with ample car parking for residents. It is on the main bus route for Hinckley and there are several buses which run to Leicester and the surrounding villages. The scheme is surrounded by small blocks of older person's flats and some private residential houses opposite. The village has a local shop and doctors surgery.
32flats (not 36) NO LIFT at this property, just a stair lift. Guest room for over night stays. Computer with free wifi in the residents lounge, Large gardens with gardener provided. Secure door entrance with intercom to all flats." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
50 flats, bungalows. Built in 1980. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Visiting management staff (One visit a week. Mobile support staff on call 24/7), Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Stair lift(s), Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Distances: bus stop 20 yards; shop 100 yards; post office 300 yards; town centre 100 yards; GP 1 mile(s); social centre 100 yards.
Frequent Social Activities include: coffee mornings, quiz, outings, keep fit, etc, organised by warden manager. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 25/06/2020   Update info

Availability

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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

"It is very safe, very warm. Lovely warden, Tricia - always open for advice. I can speak to her on any problems."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Friendly residents who all co-operate and assist each other in living well. Fish and chip night, trips out and Christmas parties are all celebrated. P..." Show more
"Friendly residents who all co-operate and assist each other in living well. Fish and chip night, trips out and Christmas parties are all celebrated. Plus residents all assist each other with day to day activities like shopping and phone calls" Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Homestead House is a wonderful place to work. The tenants here enjoy coffee in the lounge daily and have monthly fish n chip suppers. I couldn't imagi..." Show more
"Homestead House is a wonderful place to work. The tenants here enjoy coffee in the lounge daily and have monthly fish n chip suppers. I couldn't imagine working anywhere else." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017
Memberships
National Care Forum: The organisation that runs this care home is a member of the National Care Forum, whose mission is to promote the benefits of the not-for-profit model of care services provision.
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