Rutland Lodge

Extra care housing
Nascot Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 4UJ
Nascot Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 4UJ

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Manager's Description

"Rutland Lodge is a Flexicare scheme (Extra Care). Flexicare is a concept that is designed to improve the quality of life of service users. In Flexicare, older people can retain an independent lifestyl..." Show more "Rutland Lodge is a Flexicare scheme (Extra Care). Flexicare is a concept that is designed to improve the quality of life of service users. In Flexicare, older people can retain an independent lifestyle in their own home whilst receiving the care and support they need and choose." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
31 flats. Built in 1985. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Visiting management staff (On-site housing support staff), Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: shop 100 yards; post office 500 yards; town centre 1 mile(s); GP 500 yards; social centre 2 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: Coffee mornings, bingo, Sunday lunches and games, organised by Housing and care staff. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
Care provider: Abbots Care Ltd

Info updated: 27/01/2016   Update info

Availability

Check with Watford Community Housing Trust - 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

"The team are great; they go out of their way to ensure residents remain independent for as long as possible. They regularly give up their own time to ..." Show more
"The team are great; they go out of their way to ensure residents remain independent for as long as possible. They regularly give up their own time to arrange and attend social events, cook Christmas dinner etc. Residents at the scheme are happy and praise the team." Show less

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