Rosewood Court

Extra care housing
Irthlingborough Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 1LQ
Irthlingborough Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 1LQ

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Main Facts

Extra care housing
40 flats, bungalows. Built in 1998. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff (24 hours, 7 days) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Garden, Conservatory, Activities room, Hairdressing salon, Library, Assisted bathing facility, computer area
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 500 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.75 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s).
Regular social activities include: Weekly programme of various activities and entertainment, organised by Activities Co-Ordinator. Meal(s) available. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (with permission of the manager).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Leasehold and Shared Ownership

Info updated: 01/07/2019   Update info

Availability

Check with The ExtraCare Charitable Trust - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

Residents' views

A number of residents have taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS); they have given top marks to this scheme for:
Quality of the building and facilities

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"all the staff and residents are very kind , pleasant and helpful"
Made by a resident in 2019

"I love my scheme my residents and working as a team "
Made by a staff member in 2019

"Rosewood court is a very fulfilling and caring place to work. We are like a family and work closely with our residents so that they get the service th..." Show more
"Rosewood court is a very fulfilling and caring place to work. We are like a family and work closely with our residents so that they get the service that they want and deserve" Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Walking in at Rosewood Court feels as if you were at your own home
warm and inviting. Staff are second to none, every one of the day or night staff a..." Show more
"Walking in at Rosewood Court feels as if you were at your own home
warm and inviting. Staff are second to none, every one of the day or night staff are only too willing to help you. Thank you
Rosewood.

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Made by a visitor in 2019

"It is so welcoming, with a great staff group who really care about the residents and provide an amazing service. They will always fo that extra mile."
Made by a staff member in 2019

"Rosewood is an exceptional place to work and volunteer - it feels like home from home - warm and caring staff, happy residents. Everyone is friendly ..." Show more
"Rosewood is an exceptional place to work and volunteer - it feels like home from home - warm and caring staff, happy residents. Everyone is friendly and just a lovely place to work. Many staff have worked here for many years including myself for 20 years." Show less

Made by a in 2019

"Welcoming warm environment with friendly professional staff"
Made by a staff member in 2019

"I moved here from Yorkshire to be closer to my family. No regrets whatsoever. A truly wonderful retirement flat where everything is provider for me. I..." Show more
"I moved here from Yorkshire to be closer to my family. No regrets whatsoever. A truly wonderful retirement flat where everything is provider for me. I couldn't be happier. Many thanks" Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"always friendly and I help at fetes etc as my nan works there."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Rosewood is a lovely place, I would be happy to live here. Staff and residents very friendly."
Made by a volunteer in 2017

"Rosewood always seems to me to be very friendly and welcoming, there is always a buzz when I walk in."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I love Rosewood, the staff and residents make everyone feel welcome, it is like a family unit, lots of laughter and activity, there is so much to do. ..." Show more
"I love Rosewood, the staff and residents make everyone feel welcome, it is like a family unit, lots of laughter and activity, there is so much to do. I love volunteering at Rosewood, its my second home." Show less

Made by a volunteer in 2017

"Rosewood is a lovely, friendly and caring place - I have worked here since Rosewood opened in 1998, it was only going to be a stop gap for me, but I l..." Show more
"Rosewood is a lovely, friendly and caring place - I have worked here since Rosewood opened in 1998, it was only going to be a stop gap for me, but I love the place and the people, atmosphere that much that 18 years on and I am still here." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"I would recommend Rosewood Court to my friends and family, and I would live there myself."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I visit regularly - Very good care, nice staff"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I feel safe & cared for. Staff friendly & caring. Plenty of entertainment to suit all. I am fortunate to be here and so well looked after."
Made by a resident in 2017

"My mother has been a resident since August 2015, she has dementia and was very disorientated when she arrived. The staff have been very supportive of ..." Show more
"My mother has been a resident since August 2015, she has dementia and was very disorientated when she arrived. The staff have been very supportive of her, particular Georgie, the locksmith and Rosie who arranges activities, which my mother particularly enjoys." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Rosewood Court is a very friendly environment where every resident feels welcomed and cared for. Every resident is able to go out on day trips as well..." Show more
"Rosewood Court is a very friendly environment where every resident feels welcomed and cared for. Every resident is able to go out on day trips as well as socialise with other residents in the homely environment. Staff are kind and supportive to every resident who live here. " Show less

Made by a volunteer in 2017

"I can mix with people, or stay in my flat. I can suit myself. If I feel ill, I can call on someone to help."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I volunteer here helping in the garden every year and it is a lovely place to be, with lovely happy residents"
Made by a volunteer in 2017

"I love working here, a great atmosphere and lovely resident,"
Made by a staff member in 2017

"The care and attention they give to my 94 year old mother is exceptional. She considers all the staff as her friends and loves the activities they pro..." Show more
"The care and attention they give to my 94 year old mother is exceptional. She considers all the staff as her friends and loves the activities they provide. I am sure that it is keeping her mind and body active." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"I'm a trainer for extracare and visit Rosewood on a regular basis, The staff are amazing and give the scheme a family feel to the location. This is a ..." Show more
"I'm a trainer for extracare and visit Rosewood on a regular basis, The staff are amazing and give the scheme a family feel to the location. This is a scheme I would let me family stay in, it's that welcoming" Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Rosewood has a lovely warm family feel to it. The staff are always happy and helpful and willing to help."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I completed my NCS social action project here, and was welcomed by the staff in a polite and caring manner. They all ensured we had exactly want we ne..." Show more
"I completed my NCS social action project here, and was welcomed by the staff in a polite and caring manner. They all ensured we had exactly want we needed and were looked after. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"It is very nice because everyone is so nice and friendly and helpful if you need it! I am happy here. Thank you!!!"
Made by a resident in 2017

"Lovely and friendly place to live, where I feel welcome, safe and cared for."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I would never move from here. It is so friendly. The staff and the carers are very good. Great!"
Made by a resident in 2017

"I find everyone very friendly."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like the people I live with and find the staff friendly and sociable."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like the friendly staff and meeting other friendly residents."
Made by a resident in 2017

"As my family live away I came here for a smaller and more secure home as I was growing older. I have found living here a happy home with such lovely c..." Show more
"As my family live away I came here for a smaller and more secure home as I was growing older. I have found living here a happy home with such lovely caring staff. Nothing is too much trouble for them. The restaurant is very good too." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Rosewood Court is a wonderful place to live. The amenities, care and food are great. THe friendliness, love and help shown to everyone is beyond compa..." Show more
"Rosewood Court is a wonderful place to live. The amenities, care and food are great. THe friendliness, love and help shown to everyone is beyond compare. The activities provided are very well thought out – catering for everyone's abilities. I love living here." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"ExtraCare staff go the extra mile for their residents at Rosewood Court. My Mother looks 10 years younger since moving there, with a social diary as b..." Show more
"ExtraCare staff go the extra mile for their residents at Rosewood Court. My Mother looks 10 years younger since moving there, with a social diary as busy as mine. Care always delivered with a smile ??. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"A welcome and friendly place to live and work in. "
Made by a volunteer in 2017

"Small enough to care but big enough to provide quality systems and caring people - an excellent team and a great philosophy"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"It is friendly, professional, reliable and above all caring. Great staff and lots of activities for my mum"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I have been here 5 years & feel very sage & secure & happy in my old age."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The residents are so happy and love to join in with everthing here, I think that says it all."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"I simply cannot fault Rosewood Court, I visit quite a bit and I have found it to be simply pleasant. The residents always have a little chat which I l..." Show more
"I simply cannot fault Rosewood Court, I visit quite a bit and I have found it to be simply pleasant. The residents always have a little chat which I love. You can tell by the residents themselves that it is such a homely environment. Overall, Rosewood Court is superb. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Rosewood Court is building that offers such a warming and friendly atmosphere, I can't think of anywhere else that has such an atmosphere. It may be a..." Show more
"Rosewood Court is building that offers such a warming and friendly atmosphere, I can't think of anywhere else that has such an atmosphere. It may be a home for retired gentlefolk but I couldn't tell that from entering. It exhibits modernity and tradition all in one building. Simply lovely. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Rosewood court is a fantastic scheme to work at, the resident's are kind And happy and join, the staff and volunteers are all so helpful, it is like ..." Show more
"Rosewood court is a fantastic scheme to work at, the resident's are kind And happy and join, the staff and volunteers are all so helpful, it is like one big happy family, it would be so nice for us to receive an award. " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Exceptionally well run by caring staff."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"It has a warm friendly atmosphere the staff and volunteers go above and beyond for the residents visitors and families."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"I could not have been treated any better if it had been a private organization like Bupa and the like, Bravo Rosewood and thank you."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"It is such a friendly place to work where everyone is treated with respect whether staff or resident. Opinions are valued and individuals are treated..." Show more
"It is such a friendly place to work where everyone is treated with respect whether staff or resident. Opinions are valued and individuals are treated openly and fairly. Rapport between staff and residents is amazing." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"I have worked here for a long time and can only say that all staff are dedicated to caring for all residents over years. It is a lovely welcoming atmo..." Show more
"I have worked here for a long time and can only say that all staff are dedicated to caring for all residents over years. It is a lovely welcoming atmosphere and I just love working here and being part of the Resident's lives." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Living here is much like living in a big family. thee are opportunities to take part in varied activities. attention is paid to keeping us interested ..." Show more
"Living here is much like living in a big family. thee are opportunities to take part in varied activities. attention is paid to keeping us interested and alert, and helping us to retain memory." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"It has a friendly family atmosphere and is always buzzing with life."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"It is quite small hence one knows the residents as friends. the staff are kind and it is a very nice place to live. Flats are well appointed and nice."
Made by a resident in 2017

"This is a nice environment; friendly and kind dtaff. Very good meals. Pleasant flat. Maintenance is good."
Made by a resident in 2017
National Housing for Older People Awards
East Midlands region silver award winner

Category: Housing-with-care under 41 units.
Sponsor: FirstPort.
Memberships
ARCO: The manager of this facility is a member of Associated Retirement Community Operators (ARCO), the main body representing the retirement community sector the UK.
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