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Abbeyfield House

Church Street, Garstang, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 1PA. Retirement housing

Abbeyfield

Managed by: Abbeyfield

Comfort, companionship and securityLiving at home can become harder as you get older. But choosing to move into supported living accommodation doesn't have to mean losing your independence. In fact, many of our residents tell us it feels like a new beginning.

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Manager's description

“At an Abbeyfield house, our residents have the privacy of their own accommodation, combined with the companionship of others and the security and support of the dedicated house staff. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our residents enjoy home-cooked meals together every day. The charges are fully inclusive of food, cooking, utility bills and council tax.

Many residents are eligible for Housing Benefit and other financial support to help towards the monthly cost. Abbeyfield is affordable to all and our staff can help advise you about this. Contact the Area Housing Manager (details above) for information about the monthly costs at this house and about the financial support that may be available.

For over 50 years, Abbeyfield has been guided by the shared beliefs that older people have an important role to play amongst their family, their friends and in their communities, and that overcoming loneliness and insecurity can significantly increase an older person’s wellbeing, sense of security and quality of life”

Main facts

  • Retirement housing
  • 12 flats. Built in 1992. Sizes studio, 2 bedroom
  • Non-resident management staff (24 hours, 7 days) and Careline alarm service
  • Lift, lounge, dining room, laundry, guest facilities, garden
  • Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 500 yards; town centre 200 yards; GP 400 yards
  • Some meals available (Two meals. 7 days.). Please contact us to discuss if you wish to bring a pet
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
  • Developed by Abbeyfield Garstang & District Society Ltd

Info updated: 11/10/2010. Update info


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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:

  • Convenience of the location
  • Maintenance
  • Quality of the garden
  • Quality of the individual apartments

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Church Street, Garstang, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 1PA

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