Charles Lister Court

Retirement housing
220 Lister Close, Dover, Kent, CT17 0TP
220 Lister Close, Dover, Kent, CT17 0TP

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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 national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 55 and above.

Manager's Description

"Charles Lister Court has a total of 53 sheltered accommodation flats, 16 of these are one bedroom properties for up to two people and the remaining 37 are single person studios. This friendly court is..." Show more "Charles Lister Court has a total of 53 sheltered accommodation flats, 16 of these are one bedroom properties for up to two people and the remaining 37 are single person studios. This friendly court is in the town of Dover, and is situated close to the harbour enabling easy access to the continent. Local amenities are within easy reach, including bus and train services. The court benefits from a pleasant communal lounge, laundry room and guest room. In addition there is a 24 hour emergency call system and door entry system for your security.

Our Court Manager Service is an important and integral part of Housing & Care 21’s approach to supporting our residents. It is designed to offer support and security to the court and those residents on court who need it. The service is about promoting and encouraging individuals to maintain their independence in their own home.

Our Managers are also responsible for the day to day running of the court including looking after the Health & Safety, property management and resident engagement." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
48 flats. Built in 1982 and renovated in 2017. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 100 yards; post office 400 yards; town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 1 mile(s).
Frequent Social Activities include: the tenants have regular coffee mornings, bingo, social events , organised by residents' social club. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 14/03/2018   Update info

Availability

Housing 21 welcomes enquiries for future vacancies in this Court.

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

"The best ever, ever."
Made by a resident in 2019
Managed by
Housing 21
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care.

Housing 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 55 and above.

National Housing for Older People Awards
South East region bronze award winner

Category: Retirement housing 44-52 units.
Sponsor: Legal & General.
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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