Ridge House

27 Boscobel Road, St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex TN38 0LX. Retirement/sheltered housing

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/sheltered housing
  • 7 flats. Built in 1900 and renovated in 1958. Sizes studio. Includes mobility standard properties
  • Non-resident management staff (7 days) and community alarm service
  • Lounge, dining room, garden, conservatory
  • Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 1 mile(s); post office 1 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s)
  • Regular social activities include coffee mornings, shopping/outings in minibus. Some meals available (two meals every day). New residents accepted from 60 years of age
  • Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 02/10/2007. Update info

Availability

Check with Abbeyfield South Downs Ltd - none notified to EAC.


Advertise vacancies / sales

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
  • Consultation
  • Link with community at large
  • Maintenance
  • Privacy
  • Quality of design
  • Quality of the garden
  • Quality of the individual apartments
  • Safety and security
  • Space standards of individual apartments
  • Staff role and interaction

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27 Boscobel Road, St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex TN38 0LX

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