St Dominic's Court

Extra care housing
Hartshill Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 7SN
Hartshill Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 7SN

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Main Facts

Extra care housing
44 flats. Built in 1991. Sizes 1 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, Hobby room, Activities room, Hairdressing salon, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 50 yards; shop 1 mile(s); post office 1 mile(s); town centre 3 mile(s); GP 3 mile(s).
Regular social activities include: weekly coffee mornings, daily activities - dancing, keep fit, bingo, crafts, & monthly themed evenings, and monthly outings, organised by staff, outside tutors and volunteers. Meal(s) available. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (with agreement of the Manager).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
Care provider: Key 2 Care Limited

Info updated: 16/06/2014   Update info

Availability

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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:
Activities and outings
Care services
Community spirit
Consultation
Lifestyle
Link with community at large
Meals
Number / size of facilities
Overall ratings
Privacy
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the garden
Quality of the individual apartments
Space standards of individual apartments
Staff role and interaction

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

"Because everyone, staff and residents are all friendly. Lots of things going on, in-house and outings."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Enjoy taking residents out shopping and felt the residents have a good quality of life."
Made by a volunteer in 2017

"I have been well looked after and cared for. I have lived here 10 years."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I feel comfortable at St Dominics; always feel safe."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Always feel safe and well cared for. We have a good social life."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The staff look after me properly. Everyone seems happy."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I fell well looked after at St Dominics"
Made by a resident in 2017

"We have lots of fun here; it's nice."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I really like living here. The food is very nice."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I have sight and learning problems and a feel safe here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's a safe place to live, no unwanted visitors knocking on. Staff are friendly & very helpful"
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like the staff here. The food is good and I am well looked after."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I have a good life here. Everything is perfect. The carers are good to us and social life is good."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like living at St Dominic's. The staff are very nice and we have lots of fun and outings."
Made by a resident in 2017

"At St Dominic's I have company at social activities and I'm treated very well by all the staff."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The help and support is outstanding. They give me quality of life. Good staff, food and entertainment."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Very comfortable. Care is very good. Staff are wonderful. We have a very good life here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The many times I have visited everyone appears very happy.Lots to do ."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I have volunteered over many years at ST DOMINICS it is a wonderful place ,the residents are well motivated."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I enjoy working here, I have been here for a number of years and have always felt valued."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"I enjoy visiting the scheme , everyone here is helpful and make me feel welcome."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Great place to work, staff and residents are happy being here, staff very friendly and will go the extra mile."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"I have been a volunteer for many years staff and residents are wonderful, a great place to volunteer for."
Made by a volunteer in 2017

"I have worked at St Dominics for the last thirteen years. In all my working career I have never worked any where so wonderful. The residents come firs..." Show more
"I have worked at St Dominics for the last thirteen years. In all my working career I have never worked any where so wonderful. The residents come first and the staff always go over and above to ensutre this." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"friendly enivorment enjoy working here members of staff are pleasant."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"I would have no problems letting any of my family live at St' Dominic's Court as there is an excellent standard of care, and great team work. "
Made by a staff member in 2017

"St' Dominic's Court is not only a beautiful place to work all staff go above and beyond to give the residents the care that they should have and make ..." Show more
"St' Dominic's Court is not only a beautiful place to work all staff go above and beyond to give the residents the care that they should have and make their lives as independent happy and fulfilled as possible. " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"It is a very friendly and caring place to work"
Made by a staff member in 2017

"The staff really care and give high standard of care. Being in such a good team gives a sense of pride. The rapport between the staff and residents is..." Show more
"The staff really care and give high standard of care. Being in such a good team gives a sense of pride. The rapport between the staff and residents is outstanding." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"It is a fantastic place to work. We are like a big family and we have great team work. It is a privilege to work here."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"It is a wonderful place to work here, the staff are lie family. the residents are lovely and always contribute to their needs and wants. We are a well..." Show more
"It is a wonderful place to work here, the staff are lie family. the residents are lovely and always contribute to their needs and wants. We are a well oiled team." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"I feel that the residents diverse needs are met within this establishment. "
Made by a visitor in 2017

"The staff are always friendly and supportive and caring towards the residents. It is a pleasure to see the residents enjoying themselves."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I work at st Dominics as a chef we always endeavour to provide freshly cooked nutritious meals the residents have catering meetings so they can tell u..." Show more
"I work at st Dominics as a chef we always endeavour to provide freshly cooked nutritious meals the residents have catering meetings so they can tell us what they like and we have a comment book which is always positive " Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"I visit St Dominics as a Hartshill association resident they have community games and always welcome us to join there activities. There is always a fr..." Show more
"I visit St Dominics as a Hartshill association resident they have community games and always welcome us to join there activities. There is always a friendly feel to the place and the residents always seem happy." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"This care home is an amazing place and I would recommend it to anyone "
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I Attend Saint Domincs Court every Wednesday to dance with the residents. Every time I come I am greeted by staff that are so lovely and welcoming. Al..." Show more
"I Attend Saint Domincs Court every Wednesday to dance with the residents. Every time I come I am greeted by staff that are so lovely and welcoming. All the residents are encouraging of each other, there is a real family atmosphere, a real sense of community. A-ma-zing! " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"As a volunteer I am very impressed with the relationship between the staff and residents at all the events I have attended as a volunteer"
Made by a volunteer in 2017

"I have volunteered at St Dominics for 12 years; they always go the extra mile to make sure the residents have a fulfilled life and are always well car..." Show more
"I have volunteered at St Dominics for 12 years; they always go the extra mile to make sure the residents have a fulfilled life and are always well cared for." Show less

Made by a volunteer in 2017

" I have worked here for 17 years and I love it here; everybody works as a team to ensure that the residents have a quality life and are well careed fo..." Show more
" I have worked here for 17 years and I love it here; everybody works as a team to ensure that the residents have a quality life and are well careed for and theres a good vibe!" Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Our residents are cared for in a caring and person centered way we ensure they have a good included social life"
Made by a staff member in 2017

"St dominics court has very friendly staff , it is a scheme and only 47 flats so its very homely, people don't get lost we know about all residents not..." Show more
"St dominics court has very friendly staff , it is a scheme and only 47 flats so its very homely, people don't get lost we know about all residents not like in a larger village, the entertainment is very good and all residents are always happy." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Friendly staff. Meal available so no need to cook hot meal. staff available 24 hrs a day on site in case of emergency."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The staff at St Dominics are fully committed to caring and supporting our residents and treat them with dignity and respect. "
Made by a staff member in 2017

"At St Dominics we provide a professional and caring environment for our residents. Social inclusion is very important here and as activity coordinator..." Show more
"At St Dominics we provide a professional and caring environment for our residents. Social inclusion is very important here and as activity coordinator I try to provide activities that are therapeutic interactive but above all fun." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"It's like living in your own home with added comforts. The staff are there if and when you need them and go the extra mile. Entertainment is great and..." Show more
"It's like living in your own home with added comforts. The staff are there if and when you need them and go the extra mile. Entertainment is great and you meet lots of people." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Comfortable and happy."
Made by a resident in 2017

"We provide a warm, caring and safe environment for all who live here. The staff go the extra mile to include all residents, in the staff's own time t..." Show more
"We provide a warm, caring and safe environment for all who live here. The staff go the extra mile to include all residents, in the staff's own time to ensure that everyone has enjoyable social interaction, whilst maintaining choice and independence." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017
National Housing for Older People Awards
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Housing-with-care 42-58 units.
Sponsor: .
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2014.
Category: Housing-with-care 30-44 units.
Sponsor: Housing LIN.
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2013.
Category: My home.
Sponsor: ARCO.
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