The Spinney

Age exclusive housing / Extra care housing
1 Neath Court, Eye, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7GH
1 Neath Court, Eye, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7GH

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Main Facts

Age exclusive housing / Extra care housing
64 flats, bungalows. Built in 2011. 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, Hobby room, Activities room, Shop, Hairdressing salon, Library, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 250 yards; shop 500 yards; post office 1 mile(s); town centre 6 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s).
Social Activities include: Bingo, choir, knit & natter, and entertainers, organised by Scheme Manager and Care staff. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership and Leasehold
Care provider: Longhurst Group

Info updated: 12/02/2018   Update info

Availability

Check with Longhurst Group - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

Residents' views

A number of residents have taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS); they have given top marks to this scheme for:
Link with community at large
Number / size of facilities
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the facilities
Quality of the garden
Space standards of individual apartments
Staff role and interaction

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

"Wonderful carers. Excellent food. Very clean."
Made by a resident in 2019

"The Spinney delivers a diverse package for each individual residing there. Food is excellent and served to residence each day in the communal lounge,..." Show more
"The Spinney delivers a diverse package for each individual residing there. Food is excellent and served to residence each day in the communal lounge, allowing for socialising. The communal area is open 24/7 as is the care staff, who cater for any eventuality, and who remain very dedicated." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"I like the social times we have. I also feel safe here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Excellent service and care and beautiful living environment"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"From the moment you walk into this fantastic place you just feel a sense of family. The building is just beautiful, a place where anyone would be prou..." Show more
"From the moment you walk into this fantastic place you just feel a sense of family. The building is just beautiful, a place where anyone would be proud to say they live and the team there work as one to provide a 1st class seamless service." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"The care staff are top notch, residents are very much informed, health and well being are paramount for all clients. It's a very clean, and everyone i..." Show more
"The care staff are top notch, residents are very much informed, health and well being are paramount for all clients. It's a very clean, and everyone is catered for, and that includes, families of clients. There are many activities provided to keep all entertained. Deffo book a room for me. " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"It feels like a home and everyone cares. "
Made by a visitor in 2017
National Housing for Older People Awards
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2014.
Category: Housing-with-care 60-99 units.
Sponsor: ARCO.
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.
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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