Queensridge Court

Extra care housing
For sale (1)
Queensway, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 0LE
Queensway, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 0LE

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

Housing 21 is a leading not for profit provider of Retirement Living and Extra Care for older people of modest means.

Manager's Description

"Housing 21, in partnership with Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and the Homes and Communities Agency, is delighted to present Queensridge Court.

The court has been carefully designed to creat..." Show more
"Housing 21, in partnership with Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and the Homes and Communities Agency, is delighted to present Queensridge Court.

The court has been carefully designed to create a welcoming community, offering extensive facilities including residents' lounge, restaurant, hairdressing salon, guest suite, activity room and communal landscaped gardens. A full time court manager, together with 24 hour care and support services gives you total piece of mind." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership
87 flats. Built in 2010. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Extra Care 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, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Activities room, Cafe/bistro, Shop, Hairdressing salon, Library, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 30 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 2 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 200 yards; social centre 0.5 mile(s).
Social activities include: There are a wide range of activities which include Arts and crafts, bingo, dominoes, clubs, trips to theatres, days out, trips to daycentres (last couple of years Evesham, Stratford and this year Weston)as and where requested, Wednesday worship once a month, shop within the court which is run by residents, home library services come in once a month, live entertainment, film afternoons as well as regular visitors who come in to sell gifts, cards, clothing which gives residents own choice and independence from asking family members all of the time. We are also supported by local choir who come here to rehearse and we benefit from this as well as dance clubs, etc, organised by Activity Co-Ordinator. Meal(s) available. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Housing Authority: Sandwell
Social Care Authority: Sandwell
Architects: calfordseaden

Info updated: 19/08/2013
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Availability

The following details have been provided to EAC:
Re-sale - shared ownership: A first floor two bedroom flat at OIRO £35,500 for a 25% share. (Notified 06/02/2024). Please contact Housing 21 on 0370 192 4619 or click here to view on their website.

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:
Activities and outings
Convenience of the location
Lifestyle
Overall ratings
Privacy
Quality of the individual apartments
Space standards of individual apartments

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"Clean and comfortable, has everyting one needs. Our hero is Loraine Burgwen(?), our activities co-ordinator, she arranges everything and works more th..." Show more
"Clean and comfortable, has everyting one needs. Our hero is Loraine Burgwen(?), our activities co-ordinator, she arranges everything and works more than she is paid for." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"the flat is spacious and there are always people who can help if needed."
Made by a resident in 2019

"found it strange at first but love it now,"
Made by a resident in 2019

"been here since 2011; very happy here"
Made by a resident in 2019

"As happy as ever would be"
Made by a resident in 2019

"Love living here"
Made by a resident in 2019

"The staff are lovely and very helpful in particular Lorraine who organises events and entertainment. "
Made by a visitor in 2019

"My late wife and I moved her in June 2015. She received splendid care until she died in October 2015, and as I am 89 years of age, I have decided to s..." Show more
"My late wife and I moved her in June 2015. She received splendid care until she died in October 2015, and as I am 89 years of age, I have decided to stay here as it is well run, warm and comfortable. The cause of death was vascular dementia and cancer." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"It is a good option for ordinary people who need care but at the same time still have a certain amount of independence."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Friendly, happy court. Happy with things that go o."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I feel very safe and like my flat. everyone makes you feel wanted."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Because they see to my needs. Friendly & safe."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I feel very secure and I like it here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's nice. Everyone is friendly. Meals good. Activities available ar good. Care good."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I feel safe and really comfortable and everyone is so very friendly. The activities are wonderful. The restaurant is extremely good. Since being here ..." Show more
"I feel safe and really comfortable and everyone is so very friendly. The activities are wonderful. The restaurant is extremely good. Since being here I have never been so happy." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I need help. Help is good here. The ladies couldn't do more to help me."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Love it to bits. Never been anywhere like it. Happy place, friendly, lovely carers. Lots to do."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Location for family to visit. Content. Feel safe."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Everyone is friendly. Carers are very good."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Always plenty of company, advice available and lots to do."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Queensridge Court offers security. The flats are spacious and are easy to keep looking spruce. Thanks to Brian, Elaine and Loraine for their dedicatio..." Show more
"Queensridge Court offers security. The flats are spacious and are easy to keep looking spruce. Thanks to Brian, Elaine and Loraine for their dedication to duty." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Nice neighbours on floor. If you are taken ill, always someone to check on you."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Brian, Elaine, Kim - best management team! They are approachable and know everyone's name. They put 110% into arranging activities for residents. The ..." Show more
"Brian, Elaine, Kim - best management team! They are approachable and know everyone's name. They put 110% into arranging activities for residents. The carers kept my husband clean and comfortable and kept his dignity by providing excellent care. I feel safe here and help is there if needed." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Safe and secure and lots of friends."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I feel safe. Care when at such time when I need (not presently). Can socialise if I want to, or do my own things (like handicraft). If you go out thro..." Show more
"I feel safe. Care when at such time when I need (not presently). Can socialise if I want to, or do my own things (like handicraft). If you go out through your door, there is usually someone around to chat to." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"The staff are very good. the place is very good and I love it."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I am well looked after. Carers are kind and helpful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I feel safe here. The restaurant is very good. I have made friends. Things going on to keep you entertained. Carers are good at looking after you. Nic..." Show more
"I feel safe here. The restaurant is very good. I have made friends. Things going on to keep you entertained. Carers are good at looking after you. Nice flat, very warm and cosy." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Feel safe and warm. Staff helpful when needed."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The people living here are well looked after. The place is clean and well maintained."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Excellent care and assist soon as required. Good food and restaurant, Hygene excellent. Never concerns with medication. Admin, carers always pleasant ..." Show more
"Excellent care and assist soon as required. Good food and restaurant, Hygene excellent. Never concerns with medication. Admin, carers always pleasant and helpful." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"100% plus"
Made by a resident in 2017

"A large flat, all facilities, walk-in shower, washeteria. Buses right outside, Co-op a walk away. I would not want to live anywhere else."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Warm, welcoming and clean communal areas. Caring, kind and patient staff, at all levels. Personal needs met with care & dignity. Well prepared meals w..." Show more
"Warm, welcoming and clean communal areas. Caring, kind and patient staff, at all levels. Personal needs met with care & dignity. Well prepared meals with choices. Medication an medical needs met. Wide choice of activities provided for all interests. (Daughter)" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017
Managed by
Housing 21
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care

Housing 21 is a leading not for profit provider of Retirement Living and Extra Care for older people of modest means.

National Housing for Older People Awards
West Midlands region silver award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2019.
Category: Housing-with-care 56 units and over.
Sponsor: Housing LIN.
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Housing-with-care 59 units and over.
Sponsor: .
National bronze award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2015.
Category: Housing-with-care 49-99 units.
Sponsor: Keepmoat.
National silver award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2013.
Category: Housing-with-care 60-99 units.
Sponsor: Barton Willmore.
Memberships
ARHM: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of the Association of Retirement Housing Managers, and therefore committed to complying with its Code of Practice.
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