Hooks Hill

Retirement housing
High Street, Purton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 4AS
High Street, Purton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 4AS

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Manager's Description

"ACCOMMODATION:
Based off the main road in Purton, with a panoramic view of farmland to the rear, Hooks Hill is within easy reach of north-west of the centre of Swindon and close to Cricklade and Roya..." Show more
"ACCOMMODATION:
Based off the main road in Purton, with a panoramic view of farmland to the rear, Hooks Hill is within easy reach of north-west of the centre of Swindon and close to Cricklade and Royal Wootton Bassett. Hooks Hill has seventeen single flats, five double flats, and two studio apartments. Each flat has a living room, kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom. All apartments and flats have built in life line equipment, linked to call centre which provides 24/7 cover.

SHARED FACILITIES:
The modern lounge offers beautiful views over the surrounding countryside. There is a well-equipped modern kitchen. A laundry room has washing machines and tumble dryers with ironing facilities. There is a fully-equipped wet room with bath and shower facilities and additional communal toilet. An IT suite is housed in a small room off the hallway, and there is a full sized guest flat for use of residents family and friends. Residents are able to store motorized scooters in hallways because it meets fire regulations.

LOCAL AMENITIES:
Purton has plenty to offer residents of Hooks Hill: the village has a sub post office and quite a few shops as well as a library, dentist, chemist, and large doctor's surgery. A church and chapel are also nearby, and there is also a public house and restaurant. . A bus service operates to all of the major local towns - Swindon, Bath, Marlborough and Royal Wootton Bassett." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
25 flats. Built in 1970. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes wheelchair standard properties.
Visiting management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 0.25 mile(s); post office 0.25 mile(s); town centre 0.25 mile(s); GP 0.25 mile(s); social centre 100 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: Tenants in the scheme enjoy regular social activities including coffee mornings and afternoon tea. Parties and outings are also organised from time to time. A Women's Fellowship group meets every month at the scheme.. 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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