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Queensridge Court

Queensway, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 0LE. Extra care housingFor sale (2)

Housing & Care 21

Managed by: Housing & Care 21

Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and careHousing & Care 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 65 and above.

Email your enquiry or 0345 606 6363 (lettings), 0345 608 4021 (sales), 0370 192 4000 (general)


Manager's description

“Queensridge Court has been carefully designed to create a welcoming community, offering extensive facilities including residents' lounge, restaurant, hairdressing salon, guest suite, activity room and communal landscaped gardens. A full time court manager, together with 24 hour care and support services gives you total piece of mind”

Main facts

  • Extra care housing
  • 87 flats. Built in 2010. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
  • Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
  • lift, lounge, restaurant, laundry, guest facilities, garden, activities room, cafe, shop, hairdressing salon, library, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 30 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 2 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 200 yards; social centre 0.5 mile(s)
  • Social Activities include: There are a wide range of activities which include Arts and crafts, bingo, dominoes, clubs, trips to theatres, days out, trips to daycentres (last couple of years Evesham, Stratford and this year Weston)as and where requested, Wednesday worship once a month, shop within the court which is run by residents, home library services come in once a month, live entertainment, film afternoons as well as regular visitors who come in to sell gifts, cards, clothing which gives residents own choice and independence from asking family members all of the time. We are also supported by local choir who come here to rehearse and we benefit from this as well as dance clubs, etc, organised by Activity Co-Ordinator. Some meals available. New residents accepted from 55 years of age
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership
  • Care provider: Housing & Care 21

Info updated: 19/08/2013. Update info


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Availability

The following details have been provided to EAC:

Re-sale: A ground floor two bedroom flat - 75% share available. Please contact us by email or phone, as above. (Notified 10/11/2017).

Re-sale: A 3rd floor two bedroom flat - 25% share available. Please contact us by email or phone, as above. (Notified 10/11/2017).

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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
  • Convenience of the location
  • Lifestyle
  • Overall ratings
  • Privacy
  • Quality of the individual apartments
  • Space standards of individual apartments

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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

  • Warm, welcoming and clean communal areas. Caring, kind and patient staff, at all levels. Personal needs met with care & dignity. Well prepared meals with choices. Medication an medical needs met. Wide choice of activities provided for all interests. (Daughter) Made by a visitor in 2017

  • A large flat, all facilities, walk-in shower, washeteria. Buses right outside, Co-op a walk away. I would not want to live anywhere else. Made by a resident in 2017

  • 100% plus Made by a resident in 2017

  • Excellent care and assist soon as required. Good food and restaurant, Hygene excellent. Never concerns with medication. Admin, carers always pleasant and helpful. Made by a resident in 2017

  • The people living here are well looked after. The place is clean and well maintained. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Feel safe and warm. Staff helpful when needed. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I feel safe here. The restaurant is very good. I have made friends. Things going on to keep you entertained. Carers are good at looking after you. Nice flat, very warm and cosy. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I am well looked after. Carers are kind and helpful. Made by a resident in 2017

  • The staff are very good. the place is very good and I love it. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I feel safe. Care when at such time when I need (not presently). Can socialise if I want to, or do my own things (like handicraft). If you go out through your door, there is usually someone around to chat to. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Safe and secure and lots of friends. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Brian, Elaine, Kim - best management team! They are approachable and know everyone's name. They put 110% into arranging activities for residents. The carers kept my husband clean and comfortable and kept his dignity by providing excellent care. I feel safe here and help is there if needed. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Nice neighbours on floor. If you are taken ill, always someone to check on you. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Queensridge Court offers security. The flats are spacious and are easy to keep looking spruce. Thanks to Brian, Elaine and Loraine for their dedication to duty. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Always plenty of company, advice available and lots to do. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Everyone is friendly. Carers are very good. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Location for family to visit. Content. Feel safe. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Love it to bits. Never been anywhere like it. Happy place, friendly, lovely carers. Lots to do. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I need help. Help is good here. The ladies couldn't do more to help me. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I feel safe and really comfortable and everyone is so very friendly. The activities are wonderful. The restaurant is extremely good. Since being here I have never been so happy. Made by a resident in 2017

  • It's nice. Everyone is friendly. Meals good. Activities available ar good. Care good. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I feel very secure and I like it here. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Because they see to my needs. Friendly & safe. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I feel very safe and like my flat. everyone makes you feel wanted. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Friendly, happy court. Happy with things that go o. Made by a resident in 2017

  • It is a good option for ordinary people who need care but at the same time still have a certain amount of independence. Made by a resident in 2017

  • My late wife and I moved her in June 2015. She received splendid care until she died in October 2015, and as I am 89 years of age, I have decided to stay here as it is well run, warm and comfortable. The cause of death was vascular dementia and cancer. Made by a resident in 2017

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National Housing for Older People Awards

Winner EAC Housing for Older People Awards - Housing with Care 2017
Highly commended in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Housing-with-care, Housing-with-care 59 units and over.
Winner EAC Housing for Older People Awards - Housing with Care 2015
Bronze award winner in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2015.
Category: Housing-with-care, Housing-with-care 49-99 units.
Winner EAC Housing for Older People Awards - Housing with Care 2013
Silver award winner in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2013.
Category: Housing-with-care, Housing-with-care 60-99 units.

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