Edward Arnold Court

Retirement housing
Flats 1-62 Emmerton Road, Kempston, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8QS
Flats 1-62 Emmerton Road, Kempston, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8QS

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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

"Edward Arnold Court, situated in Kempston in Bedfordshire, consists of a mixture of 61, two person one bedroom flats and one person one bedroom flats. The court has a pleasant communal lounge, laundry..." Show more "Edward Arnold Court, situated in Kempston in Bedfordshire, consists of a mixture of 61, two person one bedroom flats and one person one bedroom flats. The court has a pleasant communal lounge, laundry room and two twin bedded guest rooms, one offering en-suite facilities and there is a lovely garden to sit and wile away an hour or two. There are good local amenities including a large supermarket, chemist, GP surgery, café and hairdressers, indoor swimming pool and an indoor bowls club. The local pharmacy offer a pick up and delivery service for prescriptions weekly and there is also a Thursday and Sunday Market in Kempston.

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
61 flats. Built in 1978. Sizes 1 bedroom, 3 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 4 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 1 mile(s); town centre 0.5 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 4 mile(s).
Frequent Social Activities include: monthly quiz, outings, entertainment, musicals, social club, church events , organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 60 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 02/04/2009   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).
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.

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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