Old Vicarage Close

Extra care housing
Pelsall, Wallsall, West Midlands, WS3 4AZ
Pelsall, Wallsall, West Midlands, WS3 4AZ

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Manager's Description

"Old Vicarage Close is undergoing major improvements and is in the transition period between sheltered housing and housing with care. The approximate Go Live date is January 2007."

Main Facts

Extra care housing
60 flats. Built in 1986 and renovated in 2006. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Housing With Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff (7 days) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Stair lift(s), Lounge, Restaurant open to the public, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Conservatory, Hairdressing salon, IT suite
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 40 yards; shop 1 mile(s); post office 1 mile(s); town centre 0.5 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 3 mile(s).
Regular social activities include: 2 x extend classes, craft classes, day trips, bingo, movies evenings, organised by scheme staff. Meal(s) available (Monday to Thursday & Sundays). New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Cats only generally accepted, but not to be replaced (by agreement).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 28/07/2008   Update info

Availability

Check with Accord Housing Association - 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).
Memberships
ERoSH: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of ERoSH, the national consortium for sheltered and retirement housing.
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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