John Watson House

Retirement housing
Lime Kiln, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4 7JH
Lime Kiln, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4 7JH

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Manager's Description

"ACCOMMODATION:
Based in Royal Wootton Bassett, John Watson House is centrally located. The scheme has 5 double flats, with large lounge and bedroom, and 15 large studio apartments with kitchen and b..." Show more
"ACCOMMODATION:
Based in Royal Wootton Bassett, John Watson House is centrally located. The scheme has 5 double flats, with large lounge and bedroom, and 15 large studio apartments with kitchen and bathroom. All flats have built in life line equipment, linked to call centre which provides 24/7 cover.

SHARED FACILITIES:
The scheme has a good-sized lounge, which is frequently used by the residents, and leads into a conservatory. There is a well-equipped kitchen. There is a separate toilet and shower room. A laundry room within the scheme has a washing machine and a tumble dryer. There is a guest bedroom. The scheme is over two floors and is accessed by a lift. There is provision for motorised scooter storage in the outdoor bin storage area. There is also recycling point with the bin area.

LOCAL AMENITIES:
The scheme is located about 10-minutes walk from Wootton Bassett High Street, offering a range of shops, banks, pubs, the post office, library, and churches. Regular bus services to Chippenham, Swindon, Bath, and Malmesbury operate from the High Street the town's police station is located opposite John Watson House." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
20 flats. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Visiting management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Conservatory
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 50 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 0.25 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: coffee mornings. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 31/03/2013   Update info

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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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