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Whitebeck Court

Moorway Drive, Blackley, Manchester, M9 7HR. Extra care housing

Northwards Housing

Managed by: Northwards Housing

Email your enquiry or 0161 720 5802
or 03000 123 123


Manager's description

“Are you over 60? Is your home too big for you? Maybe you feel lonely where you live now? Maybe you need some care but want to keep your independence? Would you like to live with other people in the same situation? Growing older but still independent? Whitebeck Court in north Manchester might just be just the place for you! Our Extra Care scheme opened in 2011 and has 91 apartments over 16 floors, all fully refurbished to a very high standard.

Extra Care Housing is for older people who want to enjoy life independently, with access to care and support if they need it. The scheme has a care support team based on-site 24 hours a day. It offers services to people with care needs and can also offer emergency care if needed. This flexible and responsive care service offers peace of mind for tenants and their family. Some residents may move into Whitebeck Court needing very little care or no care at all, but everyone can be confident that even if their circumstances change, their home doesn’t have to!”

Main facts

  • Extra care housing
  • 91 flats. Built in 1970 and renovated in 2011. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
  • Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), non-resident management staff and community alarm service
  • Lift, lounge, restaurant, laundry, guest facilities, garden, conservatory, community centre, hobby room, activities room, cafe, shop, hairdressing salon, library, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy
  • Social Activities include: Bingo, Arts & crafts, and interactive games. Some meals available (on-site restaurant). New residents accepted from 60 years of age
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
  • Care provider: Carewatch (Whitebeck Court)

Info updated: 05/10/2015. Update info


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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:

  • Privacy
  • Quality of the building and facilities
  • Quality of the garden

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Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People AwardsEAC Housing for Older People Award - Retirement housingEAC Housing for Older People Award - Housing with care

  • Feel safe & secure and there is help 24 hours a day. We have only been here 1 month but we are very happy. The staff are very helpful and kind. Made by a resident in 2017

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