Knaves Court

Extra care housing
For sale (1)
High Street, Brownhills, Walsall, West Midlands, WS8 6DJ
High Street, Brownhills, Walsall, West Midlands, WS8 6DJ

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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

"Knaves Court. In Brownhills was carefully designed to create a welcoming community, offering extensive facilities including residents' lounge, restaurant, hairdressing salon, guest suite, activity roo..." Show more "Knaves Court. In Brownhills was 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.

Knaves Court is conveniently situated at the top of the high street and alongside a canal in the bustling area of Brownhills. It has beautifully kept landscaped gardens, with benches, patio areas and a seated pagoda. The communal lounge opens on to a large patio area which is used for outdoor activities and socialising. Residents are welcome to use the greenhouse to grow plants and vegetables or just enjoy the garden, which is often frequented by local wildlife!" Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership
Care provider: Housing 21
60 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, Community centre, Hobby room, Shop, Hairdressing salon, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 50 yards; shop 500 yards; post office 0.25 mile(s); town centre 0.25 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 0.25 mile(s).
Social activities include: Bingo, cinema afternoons, reminiscence groups, coffee mornings, and tea dances., organised by Internal and external groups.. Meal(s) available (meals provided in scheme restaurant). New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (Written permission from the Area Housing Office is required).
Housing Authority: Walsall
Social Care Authority: Walsall

Info updated: 18/03/2015
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Availability

The following details have been provided to EAC:
Re-sale - shared ownership: A third floor two bedroom flat at £105,000 for a 75% share. (Notified 06/02/2024). Please contact Housing 21 on 0370 192 4204 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:
Convenience of the location
Number / size of facilities
Quality of the garden

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

"It is a warm and welcoming court, everyone is friendly. It is not like a working environment, more like a family environment. "
Made by a staff member in 2019

"I have worked at Knaves Court for 9 years and it is the best place I have ever worked, the staff work so hard to make sure the residents live in a saf..." Show more
"I have worked at Knaves Court for 9 years and it is the best place I have ever worked, the staff work so hard to make sure the residents live in a safe, caring environment with plenty of activities to keep active." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"It’s a warm & welcoming home to everyone . We try to involve residents ,staff , visitors & volunteers in all that we do . December saw our fist pant..." Show more
"It’s a warm & welcoming home to everyone . We try to involve residents ,staff , visitors & volunteers in all that we do . December saw our fist pantomime production ( not quite the west end , but the laughter generated was infectious) " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"We are a community here at Knaves - staff, residents and families. Each individual here knows that they are valued and included and that's how we ma..." Show more
"We are a community here at Knaves - staff, residents and families. Each individual here knows that they are valued and included and that's how we manage to achieve so much together." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"My mother moved to Knaves court 2years ago after feeling very depressed and lonely living on her own at home. She is 93 years old and still wanted som..." Show more
"My mother moved to Knaves court 2years ago after feeling very depressed and lonely living on her own at home. She is 93 years old and still wanted some company and social activities along with a little care when needed. Thank God we decided to move mum, She is sohappyandfeelsSecure." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"We are a happy team, and we focus on positives. It's a great place to be."
Made by a staff member in 2019

"Staff are excellent helpful Kind Patient and understanding can’t paradise them enough"
Made by a visitor in 2019

"My Mom lived there for the last 18 months of her life and she had the best time. They looked after her every needs with love and care she wished she ..." Show more
"My Mom lived there for the last 18 months of her life and she had the best time. They looked after her every needs with love and care she wished she had moved earlier. Great staff. Xx" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"I love this job, its like my second home/family. We are a brilliant team to work with"
Made by a staff member in 2019

"Friendly, well led, caring, a lovely place to work with lovely staff and residents "
Made by a staff member in 2019

"I like working at knaves court because it got a lovely team that all pull together .??the management support us in all we do .the atmasopher is very g..." Show more
"I like working at knaves court because it got a lovely team that all pull together .??the management support us in all we do .the atmasopher is very good never a dull moment .it clean and nice place somewhere I would be glad for my family to live here ." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Staff are very friendly nothing is to much trouble, they are all dedicated to their jobs, very professional in their daily skills. I would stay here ..." Show more
"Staff are very friendly nothing is to much trouble, they are all dedicated to their jobs, very professional in their daily skills. I would stay here myself. Good atmosphere, xxxxxxx" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"Knaves Court is a lovely place to work we have a great team here and work together well . its friendly , warm and the atmosphere is always welcoming ,..." Show more
"Knaves Court is a lovely place to work we have a great team here and work together well . its friendly , warm and the atmosphere is always welcoming , i wouldnt work anywhere else." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Knaves court is a lovely place to work. The residents are well cared for and the building is always a happy building. Excellent staff and residents. K..." Show more
"Knaves court is a lovely place to work. The residents are well cared for and the building is always a happy building. Excellent staff and residents. Knaves really do try to go above and beyond. Our motto is NO DECISION ABOUT ME WITHOUT ME. The care is person centred." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"It's the best to live in. Thank you."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I feel safe. Staff are respectful and thoughtful, very kind & caring; meaning I don't have to worry about anything."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Suits my physical needs and all care staff are very pleasant. Plenty of things to get involved in with others."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Lovely place to live."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Yes, Gwen loves living here: all the staff are friendly and helpful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"All staff are helpful, caring and well manered."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I love it here; it's very nice. Carers are very nice. I feel safe here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I live here because everybody is so kind and helpful. There is always someone to there. I am quite happy here - very good staff."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Lovely place to live. Friendly helpful staff."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like the staff and I like the place"
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like my flat very much. The carers are very nice to me."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like living with other people. I like going out on trips to different places."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like the support and the help of the staff. The food is nice. I enjoy the entertainment like the bingo."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I love living here; it improved my life a lot"
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's very clean; staff are really nice. I enjoy entertainment."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Very friendly place to live. Food is nice."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I am happy here. I love it here. Staff are very nice. I like to join in with the singing and I love playing the bingo."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It felt so homely as soon as I moved in. Residents and staff are lovely. Well looked after."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I am happy here; staff look after me."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I enjoy the company and like the residents."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I love the place; it's brilliant. I would recommend it to everybody. Very relaxing for elderly people."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like to live here as I am close to my son and feel safe here with the carers."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like the company and I like the carers; they look after me."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like living here and the staff are brilliant. It is home from home. Staff look after you if you are not well."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I couldn't be living in a better place. All carers are really nice. I don't know what I would do without them."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Iris shays she likes living here. The staff are very good and helpful indeed."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Since coming here it has changed my whole like; staff are brilliant; everyone cares."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's a pleasant place to live and the others are very kind. I am happy here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I love living at Knaves; lovely staff always friendly."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I always fee comfortable here and everyone is friendly and helpful. I appreciate the morning call. I consider it my self-catering hotel (have to make ..." Show more
"I always fee comfortable here and everyone is friendly and helpful. I appreciate the morning call. I consider it my self-catering hotel (have to make own bed)" Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I love living here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I made a lot of new friends here; lovely staff. I love living here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Because I get on with everyone and I can have a laugh and a joke. I am given the job as postman; it makes me feel worthwhile and valued"
Made by a resident in 2017

"The place is friendly, food is good. Lack of entertainments. The carers are very good, looking after me & my wife. The place is nice to live in except..." Show more
"The place is friendly, food is good. Lack of entertainments. The carers are very good, looking after me & my wife. The place is nice to live in except for thump thump from upstairs and the noise of the traffic & motor bikes." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Knaves Court is a wonderful place to work, we are like a family. Staff, residents, family members and visitors all work together to make Knaves Court ..." Show more
"Knaves Court is a wonderful place to work, we are like a family. Staff, residents, family members and visitors all work together to make Knaves Court a fantastic place to live and work, ensuring people are safe, happy and content." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Visited frequently, friendly staff and very highly recommended by all. Five stars. Not just the best... But the best of the best."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"It is lovely pleasant place to work staff are all friendly like one big happy family. "
Made by a staff member in 2017

"We have a fantastic team of staff....who work hard to allow our residents to live as independently as possible. With extra care when needed, making t..." Show more
"We have a fantastic team of staff....who work hard to allow our residents to live as independently as possible. With extra care when needed, making them feel as if it's home from home. We deal with a mix of care needs from dementia to palliative care..." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"I recently left Knaves Court to start new job and after a month I came back to work there, It's a wonderful place to work with wonderful residents to ..." Show more
"I recently left Knaves Court to start new job and after a month I came back to work there, It's a wonderful place to work with wonderful residents to look after " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Always very welcoming. The staff really do care. My friend's mom is in there and they have really given her a new lease of life and have given her a p..." Show more
"Always very welcoming. The staff really do care. My friend's mom is in there and they have really given her a new lease of life and have given her a purpose. She is always happy and really does love it there." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"High cqc rating"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Excellent friendly place"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Lovely friendly place to visit "
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Lovely place to work with brilliant staff for and residents "
Made by a staff member in 2017

"As Housing and Care Manager I am very proud and privileged to work at such a wonderful inviting, friendly and welcoming court. Tenants and staff are g..." Show more
"As Housing and Care Manager I am very proud and privileged to work at such a wonderful inviting, friendly and welcoming court. Tenants and staff are great bunch of people to work with and we receive great praise from visiting professionals" Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"I am a senior care officer at Knaves court. I have worked at this court since opening 2010. The residents at this court are very happy and they tell m..." Show more
"I am a senior care officer at Knaves court. I have worked at this court since opening 2010. The residents at this court are very happy and they tell me they feel empowered, valued and feel included in every aspect of their community." Show less

Made by a staff member 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
National gold award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Housing-with-care 59 units and over.
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.
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