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Common Road

Deanesly Way, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 9RG. Extra care housing

Yarlington Housing Group

Managed by: Yarlington Housing Group

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Manager's description

“Located in a quiet rural location in Wincanton, Somerset, Common Road offers 26 units of accommodation comprising four self-contained 1-bedroom flats, four 2-bedroom bungalows and eighteen 1-bedroom bungalows. There is a communal lounge, shower room, communal kitchen and staff sleep in room. The communal kitchen is used to prepare the daily midday meals”

EAC Quality of Information Mark

Main facts

  • Extra care housing
  • 26 flats, bungalows. Built in 1973. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties
  • Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff, Visiting management staff (scheme manager also delivers support), Non-resident management staff (7 days) and Careline alarm service
  • lounge, dining room, garden, community centre, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 1 mile(s); shop 1 mile(s); post office 1 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s)
  • Regular Social Activities include: coffee mornings, games, exercises, meals, crafts. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (permission to be sought)
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
  • Care provider: Allied Health Care

Info updated: 19/09/2017. 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:

  • Care services
  • Community spirit
  • Consultation
  • Link with community at large
  • Meals
  • Practicality of the individual apartments
  • Quality of design
  • Quality of the building and facilities
  • Quality of the facilities
  • Quality of the garden
  • Quality of the individual apartments
  • Staff role and interaction

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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

  • Very peaceful. Helpful staff who are always friendly, always there when needed. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Very friendly staff and residents, giving peace of mind, always there to help. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Only just moved in, but have received excellent support. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Staff are very helpful, with medication or dog walking when I feel unwell. I enjoy the lunch that is provided daily in the lounge. I love living here 100%. Made by a resident in 2017

  • All the people that live here are friendly. If anything goes wrong the wardens are soon here. There is something going on in the hub every day. I don't go to everything, I only go to coffee morning on Wednesday. Made by a resident in 2017

  • The staff are more than helpful, they go out of their way to make sure you are looked after properly; and nothing is too much trouble. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I like all the staff and the way they support so Betty can live independently in her own property. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Work for scheme at night shifts and weekends. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • I like living here as all the staff are very kind to me. Made by a resident in 2017

  • It is a nice quiet scheme and everyone is very friendly. Made by a resident in 2017

  • There are some nice fields around the scheme where I can walk the dog. All the people in the scheme are friendly. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I like living here, the people are lovely and I just like it. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Everyone is so friendly. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I like living here, it is nice and quiet. Everyone looks out for one another. All staff are cheerful and happy. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I am happy that I live here as the staff are so helpful. When I was sick they came in to see me and get help; so it's a good place. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I Really like living here; I am very happy, I have no complaints. Staff help me when i need it. Made by a resident in 2017

  • It is wonderful to live here. Everyone is very kind and thoughtful. I am very comfortable. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Helpful; nothing too much trouble. Peace of mind/ Made by a resident in 2017

  • Spacious. There is help if needed. I like the early call. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Prompt and efficient supply of services. Cheerful helpful staff. My quality of housing. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I like the support from my scheme manager when I need help. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Most friendly support, especially when we need it most. Made by a resident in 2017

  • All very caring people. I enjoy seeing them. They can't do enough for us all and I admire their dedication. 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 under 36 units.
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 18-35 units.

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