St Herberts Court

Retirement housing
Wellington Street, Chadderton, Oldham, Lancashire, OL9 0JD
Wellington Street, Chadderton, Oldham, Lancashire, OL9 0JD

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Managed by
Housing 21 in Oldham
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care

Housing & Care 21 is a not-for-profit organisation which manages a number of sheltered and extra care housing schemes on behalf of Oldham Council.

Manager's Description

"Our Court Manager Service is an important and integral part of Housing & Care 21’s approach to supporting our residents. It is designed to offer support and security to the court and those residents..." Show more "Our Court Manager Service is an important and integral part of Housing & Care 21’s approach to supporting our residents. It is designed to offer support and security to the court and those residents on court who need it. The service is about promoting and encouraging individuals to maintain their independence in their own home.

Our Managers are also responsible for the day to day running of the court including looking after the Health & Safety, property management and resident engagement." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
24 flats. Renovated in 2010. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Restaurant open to the public, Laundry, Guest facilities, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 500 yards; shop 600 yards; post office 600 yards; town centre 1 mile(s); GP 500 yards.
Regular Social Activities include: Bingo, Line dancing, games, crafts, and tenant's social club meetings. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 24/06/2013   Update info

Availability

Check with Housing 21 in Oldham - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

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

"St Herbert's is a thriving scheme. Its vibrant and lively with a mix of activities for all ages and disabilities. It welcomes people who live in the s..." Show more
"St Herbert's is a thriving scheme. Its vibrant and lively with a mix of activities for all ages and disabilities. It welcomes people who live in the scheme and those that don't. Tara the court manager has assisted with the calendar girls and raised over £4000 for cancer research," Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Excellent activities and caring staff."
Made by a visitor in 2019

"Great work on the Calendar Girls project for charity."
Made by a visitor in 2019

"Tara Harrop and all the court managers based at the scheme are all worthy of a housing award for the hard work and activities they provide to our tena..." Show more
"Tara Harrop and all the court managers based at the scheme are all worthy of a housing award for the hard work and activities they provide to our tenants and the community." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"It is a very busy friendly court ,lots of activities daily Staff always aim to make the life of elder people more enjoyable and help prevent loneline..." Show more
"It is a very busy friendly court ,lots of activities daily Staff always aim to make the life of elder people more enjoyable and help prevent loneliness and social isolation . Its fun place to be !" Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"There is always an activity going on that residents and any member of the community is encouraged to participate in. The Court has a very proactive Co..." Show more
"There is always an activity going on that residents and any member of the community is encouraged to participate in. The Court has a very proactive Court Manager, Tara who actively bids for additional funds and grant to continue events and activities in this very welcoming, accessible and inclusive Court." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"There are daily activities held and a vibrancy to the court which through hard work has become a hub of the community, for both those with and without..." Show more
"There are daily activities held and a vibrancy to the court which through hard work has become a hub of the community, for both those with and without physical or mental disabilities." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"The residents association do lots of activities and events. Something is always going on. The Calender girls did really well."
Made by a staff member in 2019

"Our court has the most and the best activities than any other court we know in Oldham. Something for everyone five days a week.once a month we have a ..." Show more
"Our court has the most and the best activities than any other court we know in Oldham. Something for everyone five days a week.once a month we have a social night with an artist and buffet. Our aim is to away with loneliness one of the biggest killers" Show less

Made by a in 2019

"It’s an excellent place to live with friendly and supportive staff. Great facilities and activities throughout the year. "
Made by a resident in 2019

"The residents and staff at St Herbert's Court work together to create a welcoming atmosphere with events and activities drawing in people living acros..." Show more
"The residents and staff at St Herbert's Court work together to create a welcoming atmosphere with events and activities drawing in people living across the local area not just within the building." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"St Herbert’s Court is a small sheltered court in Chadderton which is a fantastic example of how older peoples housing can massively improve people..." Show more
"St Herbert’s Court is a small sheltered court in Chadderton which is a fantastic example of how older peoples housing can massively improve people’s lives. They have a very active committee which is made up of residents and people from the local community. They do a fantastic job of organising" Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"It is a wonderful place, that is vibrant and welcoming to everybody. There is always something going on, I truly believe we are a fantastic community..." Show more
"It is a wonderful place, that is vibrant and welcoming to everybody. There is always something going on, I truly believe we are a fantastic community here." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Great place to work Lovely staff great residents and local community involvement "
Made by a staff member in 2017

"great place for the local community"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I work for the organisation Making Space and run 2 large social interaction groups here every week in the lounge, a music group and a dementia support..." Show more
"I work for the organisation Making Space and run 2 large social interaction groups here every week in the lounge, a music group and a dementia support group. The facilities are excellent and the staff 100% genuine, helpful, friendly and accommodating. All the residents are happy and well supported. Thanks. " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Every one is made most welcome. There are activities every day. I tis the place to come for help and advice; it has a lovely lounge and restaurant. Th..." Show more
"Every one is made most welcome. There are activities every day. I tis the place to come for help and advice; it has a lovely lounge and restaurant. The residents and surrounding bungalow tenants love the friendly atmosphere." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"It is a very warm and friendly Court in the midst of 100 bungalows. Every one is made welcome; there is something going off every day. It has a café ..." Show more
"It is a very warm and friendly Court in the midst of 100 bungalows. Every one is made welcome; there is something going off every day. It has a café that is very good and reasonably priced. The staff are caring and very friendly; every one is made welcome." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"We have so many activities here at St Herberts it makes me feel alive. I don't know what I would do without this place."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Great place to work , busy happy court , lots of activities for court and surrounding bungalows "
Made by a staff member in 2017

"ITS FULL OF LIFE AND AND A GREAT PLACE FOR ALL THE COMMUNITY. GREAT PLACE TO WORK!"
Made by a staff member in 2017
Managed by
Housing 21 in Oldham
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care

Housing & Care 21 is a not-for-profit organisation which manages a number of sheltered and extra care housing schemes on behalf of Oldham Council.

National Housing for Older People Awards
North West region gold award winner

Category: Retirement housing under 25 units.
Sponsor: ERoSH.
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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