River House

Retirement housing
St Mary Street, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3JD
St Mary Street, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3JD

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Manager's Description

"ACCOMMODATION:
Set in a picturesque location, bordered by the River Avon, River House has four double flats and fifteen studio apartments, all with their own self-contained kitchen and bathroom. Man..." Show more
"ACCOMMODATION:
Set in a picturesque location, bordered by the River Avon, River House has four double flats and fifteen studio apartments, all with their own self-contained kitchen and bathroom. Many of the units have been adapted to aid mobility with hand rails etc. Set over two floors there is a lift to access the top floor. All apartments and flats have built in life line equipment, which is linked to a call centre providing 24/7 cover.

SHARED FACILITIES:
There is a large and comfortable communal lounge with patio a well-equipped shared kitchen often used for functions and a shower room. The laundry room has a mixture of washing machines and tumbles dryer with ironing facilities. There is also a small resident lounge/ IT suite with tea making facilities and a bathroom.

LOCAL AMENITIES:
Situated in St Mary's Street - one of the oldest in Chippenham - and built overlooking the River Avon and the town's MonktonPark,River House is just a five-minute walk from the town centre. The town has a wide range of shops and all necessary amenities, including a large library and local post office, both of which are near the scheme. Chippenham benefits from regular bus and rail services to other parts of the country." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
20 flats. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes wheelchair standard properties.
Visiting management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site fairly easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 0.75 mile(s); shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.25 mile(s); town centre 0.25 mile(s); GP 2 mile(s); social centre 2 mile(s).
New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 31/03/2013   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).
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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