The Springs & Watermead

Extra care housing
The Springs, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 5NH
The Springs, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 5NH

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Manager's Description

"There is no lift as although one of the blocks has 3 floors this third floor comes to ground level due to the incline of the main road."

Main Facts

Extra care housing
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
56 flats, bungalows. Built in 1978 and renovated in 2005. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff, Visiting management staff (Dedicated Home Plus tenancy support service) and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 0.25 mile(s); shop 400 yards; post office 400 yards; town centre 600 yards; GP 200 yards.
Frequent Social activities, organised by Scheme Manager and outside agencies. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced.
Housing Authority: Forest of Dean
Social Care Authority: Gloucestershire

Info updated: 18/02/2013
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Residents' views

A number of residents have used EAC's resident consultation card game to give their views on aspects of where they live. They gave top marks to this scheme for:
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Community spirit
Convenience of the location
Link with community at large
Number / size of facilities
Practicality of the individual apartments
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the garden
Staff role and interaction
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