Deansfield House

Retirement housing
Bishops Drive, Brewood, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST19 9HU
Bishops Drive, Brewood, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST19 9HU

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Manager's Description

"Positioned on the outskirts of the very pretty, historical village of Brewood, this complex has 19 one bedroom apartments. Deansfield House has 3 levels and there is a lift for your convenience. There..." Show more "Positioned on the outskirts of the very pretty, historical village of Brewood, this complex has 19 one bedroom apartments. Deansfield House has 3 levels and there is a lift for your convenience. There is a communal lounge available to residents for entertainment and activities and a communal laundry facility for residents to use. There is also a guest room if your relatives or friends want to stay overnight. Parking for residents is located at the front of the property. The complex has a main entrance door and can be opened to visitors via an intercom system in each apartment. This, coupled with the community alarm service, makes for a safe and secure environment. There are various activities that currently take place within the complex, including a well established lunch club every 2nd Wednesday in the month, access to computers and the internet and a weekly visit from the hair dresser. Coffee mornings take place twice weekly, along with knit and natter and bingo. There are also 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and 3 bungalows in Bishops Drive. The residents of these properties have access to the communal facilities within Deansfield House. There is a bus service nearby, and although there is excellent access to the M54 and M6, Brewood is a rural village with many rustic traditions. It is surrounded by unspoilt countryside and some of the apartments have views which look out to Cannock Chase. There are various shops in the village, along with some very popular public houses and a Bistro, all of which are within walking distance. The local community centre also holds various events and entertainment, including the annual music festival, which attracts people from neighbouring villages. Brewood has the close knit community spirit and active social life associated with village life. There is also a dentist and G.P. surgery in the village. Deansfield House is available to people of 55 years of age, although people below this age may be considered if they meet the necessary criteria. Rent for 1 bed apartments is ££75.36, bungalows are £97.45 and the flats are £91.24 per week. For more information on vacancies at Deansfield House, please call 01785 312292 or email CareplusEnquiries@housing-plus.co.uk .. Deansfield House, Bishops Drive, Brewood, ST19 9HU - Owned by South Staffs Housing Association, Managed by Care-Plus." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
43 flats, bungalows. Built in 1991. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 10 yards; shop 35 yards; post office 35 yards; town centre 6 mile(s); GP 40 yards.
Frequent Social Activities include: Coffee mornings, Social Evenings, Sunday Lunches, Outings, Bingo, Cards night, Lunch club, Gardening club. Afternoon teas with entertainment. Special events are held throughout the year, organised by residents, manager. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 18/07/2016   Update info

Availability

Check with South Staffordshire Housing Association Ltd - 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

"Its a friendly and warm place to live with great staff."
Made by a resident in 2019

"Its a friendly place and I enjoy coming to work."
Made by a staff member in 2019

"I like the area and the location is nice and quiet. The residents are nice and pleasant."
Made by a resident in 2019

"I live in Bishops Drive which is part of the Deansfield House scheme. The staff are very understanding, caring and they are always prepared to listen..." Show more
"I live in Bishops Drive which is part of the Deansfield House scheme. The staff are very understanding, caring and they are always prepared to listen to any problems that I have. Everyone has been amazing." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019
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