Byerly House

Byerly Place, Downs Barn, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 7LY. Retirement/sheltered housing

Manager's description

“A small scheme, within easy reach of city centre, good public transport and close to quiet wooded area.
There is a Sheltered Housing Officer on duty 5 days a week between 9:00am and 5:00pm, whose main duty is to act as a facilitator to check that tenants are able to look after themselves.
The Sheltered Housing Officer’s main responsibilities are:
To deal with emergencies.
To ensure that the building and equipment is secure and in good order.
To encourage tenants to be as independent as possible.
To liaise with other agencies on behalf of tenants: family, Doctors and care agencies.

Milton Keynes Council sheltered housing service is accredited to CSH code of practice 2012.

If you are interested in being considered for Sheltered Housing, please contact Housing Options on (01908) 252113”

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Main facts

  • Retirement/sheltered housing
  • 24 flats. Built in 1985. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes wheelchair standard properties
  • visiting management staff (community alarm service), non-resident management staff and community alarm service
  • stair lift(s), lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden, hobby room, library, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 500 yards; shop 500 yards; post office 1 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s)
  • Weekly social activities include activities vary dependant upon tenants choice, organised by tenants. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (pets permitted if property is suitable)
  • Rent (social landlord)
  • Developed by Milton Keynes Council

Info updated: 26/02/2013. Update info

Availability

Check with Milton Keynes Council - none notified to EAC.


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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

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Byerly Place, Downs Barn, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 7LY

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