Broad Meadow

Extra care housing
Red Kite Drive, Russells Hall, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 2GS
Red Kite Drive, Russells Hall, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 2GS

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Manager's Description

"Broad Meadow is an Extra Care Scheme for people aged 55 and over. We have a total of 132 apartments comprising of 90 two bedroom and 42 one bedroom apartments. We have a mix of rented, shared ownershi..." Show more "Broad Meadow is an Extra Care Scheme for people aged 55 and over. We have a total of 132 apartments comprising of 90 two bedroom and 42 one bedroom apartments. We have a mix of rented, shared ownership and outright owned accommodation. The scheme is staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week offering person centred care and support to customers based on their individual risk and needs assessment and care and support plan, both devised with the customer to promote choice, independence and empower the individual to live a fulfilled and active life. We ensure privacy and dignity are maintained at all times. Broad Meadow has a variety of communal facilities including a Gym, Coffee Shop, Games Room, IT suite, Crafts Room, Restaurant, Licenced Bar, Hair and Beauty salon, Well Being Room, Library and Shop. There is a lovely outdoor garden as well as a winter garden for customers to relax in." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership and Leasehold
Care provider: Advance Healthcare
132 flats. Built in 2011. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Retirement Living Plus scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Restaurant open to the public, Guest facilities, Garden, Conservatory, Activities room, Shop, Hairdressing salon, Bar/pub, Library, greenhouse
New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Housing Authority: Dudley
Social Care Authority: Dudley
Architects: Nicol Thomas

Info updated: 13/11/2013
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Availability

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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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Lifestyle
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Practicality of the individual apartments
Privacy
Quality of design
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the facilities
Quality of the garden
Quality of the individual apartments
Staff role and interaction
National Housing for Older People Awards
National gold award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2012.
Category: Housing-with-care 100 units and over.
Sponsor: Barton Willmore.
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