HousingCare.Org logo

Byerly House

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

Manager's description

“To contact Byerly House, please phone (01908) 663588.

There is a Sheltered Housing Officer on duty Monday to Friday , their 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 Service Excellence Standards 2016 – rated good (2 stars). We participate in the EAC consultation service and are pleased to have won awards at the National Housing for Older people awards in both 2014 and 2015.

All our properties are connected to the Community Alarm Service with a 24 hr response to emergencies.

If you are interested in being considered for Sheltered Housing, please contact the Housing Options service on 01908 253481”

EAC Quality of Information Mark

Main facts

  • Retirement housing
  • 24 flats. Built in 1982. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes wheelchair standard properties
  • Visiting management staff (community alarm service), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
  • stair lift(s), lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden, hobby room, assisted bathing facility
  • Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 100 yards; post office 1 mile(s); town centre 2 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s)
  • Weekly Social Activities include: Twice daily gathering in the communal lounge for tea/coffee, Wednesday pm Hoy, |Monday pm scheme lottery, organised by tenants. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (pets permitted if property is suitable)
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
  • Developed by Milton Keynes Council

Info updated: 02/03/2016. Update info


ADVERTISING BY GOOGLE

Availability

Check with Milton Keynes Council - 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:

  • Convenience of the location
  • Number / size of facilities

Comments about Byerly House

There are currently no active comments about Byerly House. Be the first to leave a comment about this property.

Add your own comment
Print image
  • Byerly House 
Click to enlarge the image, then click again to reduce back. Use the controls in top left of image to scroll through all images (/)
Click to enlarge or scroll


Location

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

re-centre map
Full screen
GO

Local home services for older people in Milton Keynes

Home Instead Senior Care

Whilst our principal services involve the day-to-day care of older people in their own homes (and in care homes), we also provide a range of specialist services...more

Home Instead Senior Care

Clutter Free Living

* Work with clients to identify the area/ type of item that they are struggling with * Agree goals and timeframes and a plan to reach these * Support you to ma...more

Care Search

Care Search provide information and support to anyone looking for care, this can be Nursing, Residential or Dementia homes, home care or Respite care. ...more

Search for home services

Exit full screen

Looking for extra help at home?

Homeshare is an exciting new option for older people with a spare room.LondonRest of UK
ADVERTISING BY GOOGLE