Oak Court

Extra care housing
1 Scouting Way, Winchester Road, Blaby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 4JE
1 Scouting Way, Winchester Road, Blaby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 4JE

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Manager's Description

"The scheme has communal gardens split into different areas to allow quiet enjoyment, social activities and gardening and seating areas. Ease of access both inside and outside the scheme for those with..." Show more "The scheme has communal gardens split into different areas to allow quiet enjoyment, social activities and gardening and seating areas. Ease of access both inside and outside the scheme for those with lower mobility with wider corridors. Many of the flats have balconies or patios.

This scheme is located between the settlements of Countesthorpe and Blaby which are within 1 kilometre with supermarkets pharmacy and doctors." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
50 flats. Built in 2015. 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, Dining room, Guest facilities, Garden, Activities room, Hairdressing salon, Library, Assisted bathing facility
New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership
Care provider: Help at Home

Info updated: 23/04/2018   Update info

Availability

Check with emh homes - 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

"Very caring staff -great attention. Community feel. Residents arrange a variety of activities that cover most interests and most join in. lunching tog..." Show more
"Very caring staff -great attention. Community feel. Residents arrange a variety of activities that cover most interests and most join in. lunching together everyday makes it very social. Very hard working kitchen care about individual needs. Great space and decor through out for all. Onsite - cinema, hair salon,art room." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"My Grandparents have lived there for the last 18 months and the help and support they receive is amazing. We've recently lost our Grandad and the sta..." Show more
"My Grandparents have lived there for the last 18 months and the help and support they receive is amazing. We've recently lost our Grandad and the staff go the extra mile to ensure Grandma is coping or just to ensure she sees someone everyday. They really are amazing!" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"Oak court makes you feel very welcome, friendly staff who are keen to help you in anyway they can, its Clean with nice surroundings,
and residents see..." Show more
"Oak court makes you feel very welcome, friendly staff who are keen to help you in anyway they can, its Clean with nice surroundings,
and residents seem happy. " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"My mum was a resident until she died aged 93. Living at Oak Court gave her a new lease of life. I still visit one of the good friends she made, I alwa..." Show more
"My mum was a resident until she died aged 93. Living at Oak Court gave her a new lease of life. I still visit one of the good friends she made, I always feel welcomed by the staff." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"I like it here because I am free to do as I please."
Made by a resident in 2019

"I feel safe and warm; I like living here"
Made by a resident in 2019

"The staff are friendly the residents are happy the building is modern and meets the needs of the residents. "
Made by a visitor in 2019

"Oak Court Development has great provisions, a shop, cinema, hair dresser, restaurant, activities, easy bathing and great care staff. Other developers ..." Show more
"Oak Court Development has great provisions, a shop, cinema, hair dresser, restaurant, activities, easy bathing and great care staff. Other developers of retirement and care developers could learn a lot here on care & respect for the older generation in later life.
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Made by a visitor in 2019

"The staff are friendly and helpful. You can see that the residents have great well being and are well looked after. It is clean and tidy, with excelle..." Show more
"The staff are friendly and helpful. You can see that the residents have great well being and are well looked after. It is clean and tidy, with excellent resources." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"it is a modern, vibrant and diverse scheme that meets the residents needs. Working at Oak court is a positive and rewarding place to be. We have a an..." Show more
"it is a modern, vibrant and diverse scheme that meets the residents needs. Working at Oak court is a positive and rewarding place to be. We have a an open an honest relationship with our residents which creates a warm and welcoming place to be " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Very nice place, lovely staff. Respectful and kind to visitors and residents. Took care of my great nanna when she was poorly cannot thank the team en..." Show more
"Very nice place, lovely staff. Respectful and kind to visitors and residents. Took care of my great nanna when she was poorly cannot thank the team enough. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"The environment is very welcoming and comfortable staff treat visitors with respect and are truely kind, I’ve always loved visiting and all of my fa..." Show more
"The environment is very welcoming and comfortable staff treat visitors with respect and are truely kind, I’ve always loved visiting and all of my family does too " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"Oak court is a lovely environment with plenty of activities to do, the staff are all very friendly and helpful, especially the manager who made sure t..." Show more
"Oak court is a lovely environment with plenty of activities to do, the staff are all very friendly and helpful, especially the manager who made sure the treatment of everyone was to a high standard and was very respectful " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"The workers are nice and helpful especially the manager as she is very knowledgeable about what is needed."
Made by a visitor in 2019

"My first impressions of court, because they are crucial, is that it's very clean and inviting with a really good feeling to it. The manager louise is..." Show more
"My first impressions of court, because they are crucial, is that it's very clean and inviting with a really good feeling to it. The manager louise is lovely and very helpful and the tenants love her.. staff are lovely too work hard.." Show less

Made by a volunteer in 2019

"All staff very friendly, close to where I used to live. It feels like home and I feel safe here. "
Made by a resident in 2019

"My Mother was feeling low after death of husband.The Manager & Staff have encouraged her to joining activities,art,bowels, cards. Lunchtime she's got..." Show more
"My Mother was feeling low after death of husband.The Manager & Staff have encouraged her to joining activities,art,bowels, cards. Lunchtime she's got to know the residents, a happy and friendly atmosphere. The use of Hairdresser, Shop, It has helped with her wellbeing. Cannot fault Oak Court, a lovely home." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"I like Oak Court because it's a great place for people to live. Residents and staff are happy, safe and content working and living here.
People lead ..." Show more
"I like Oak Court because it's a great place for people to live. Residents and staff are happy, safe and content working and living here.
People lead their lives as they choose in a person-centred manner.
Staff are dedicated, compassionate and empathic to tennants needs." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"The manager Luise is very friendly and approachable person and will do above and beyond to help."
Made by a resident in 2019

"Because it is a very well run establishment"
Made by a resident in 2019

"it is a fantastic place, clean friendly and nice enviroment"
Made by a visitor in 2019

"Lovely and Friendly staff, always welcoming. "
Made by a visitor in 2019

"I've been here from day one it's one big family. The service we provide is the best "
Made by a staff member in 2019

"building is purpose built, spacious, lots of activities going on. caring staff. "
Made by a visitor in 2019

"beautiful complex and good care"
Made by a visitor in 2019

"Well managed scheme - Manager always approachable/available/helpful.

Oak Court is homely, lively, active, residents always appear happy and well ca..." Show more
"Well managed scheme - Manager always approachable/available/helpful.

Oak Court is homely, lively, active, residents always appear happy and well cared for as well as active - always seems to be something going on/organised.

Great Committee of Residents - enthusiastic to ensure the best for Residents." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"Oak court is a lovely place to work.
Fantastic team work and a great atmosphere all built up over the 3 years. Homely and caring for both staff and t..." Show more
"Oak court is a lovely place to work.
Fantastic team work and a great atmosphere all built up over the 3 years. Homely and caring for both staff and tenants" Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"the staff are committed to support and deliver an excellent service to its customers & the feed back from the residents has been positive. "
Made by a staff member in 2019

"Beautiful accommodation and excellent care"
Made by a visitor in 2019

"the scheme is well laid out and the people that live in the scheme are encouraged and supported to shape how the service is run. the facilities are g..." Show more
"the scheme is well laid out and the people that live in the scheme are encouraged and supported to shape how the service is run. the facilities are great, but more importantly the scheme is run to meet the needs of the people " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Oak Court is very modern and a cheerful environment that encourages the people who live there to get involved and contribute to becoming an inclusive ..." Show more
"Oak Court is very modern and a cheerful environment that encourages the people who live there to get involved and contribute to becoming an inclusive and active community." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"Such a lovely building and so fit for its purpose"
Made by a visitor in 2019

"Friendley and a nice place to work"
Made by a staff member in 2019

"It is such a beautiful complex with friendly and helpful staff."
Made by a visitor in 2019

"My visit to Oak Court was my first and I was blown away by how professional and friendly the staff member was, she couldn't do enough to help. Fantast..." Show more
"My visit to Oak Court was my first and I was blown away by how professional and friendly the staff member was, she couldn't do enough to help. Fantastic range of facilities in a family orientated atmosphere" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"Well managed by Louise and food prepared by Michelle is excellent value for money."
Made by a in 2019

"Oak Court is an amazing place to live and work. The care provided by emh care and support was excellent and the CQC report recently completed is excep..." Show more
"Oak Court is an amazing place to live and work. The care provided by emh care and support was excellent and the CQC report recently completed is exceptional. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff and people go above and beyond in their work. " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019
National Housing for Older People Awards
East Midlands region gold award winner

Category: Housing-with-care 41-55 units.
Sponsor: CHS.
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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