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Pritchard Court

High Street, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 5BJ. Retirement housing

Manager's description

“To contact Pritchard Court, please phone (01908) 605120.

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”

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Main facts

  • Retirement housing
  • 30 flats. Built in 1976. Sizes 1 bedroom
  • Visiting management staff (Community Alarm Service), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
  • Lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 0.3 mile(s); shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 3 mile(s)
  • Weekly Social Activities include: Bingo, coffee mornings, raffles, bacon roll lunches, and afternoon tea, organised by tenants. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (If property is suitable)
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
  • Developed by Milton Keynes Council

Info updated: 02/03/2016. 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:

  • Consultation
  • Convenience of the location
  • Maintenance
  • Number / size of facilities
  • Overall ratings
  • Quality of the building and facilities
  • 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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National Housing for Older People Awards

Winner EAC Housing for Older People Awards - Retirement housing 2015
Highly commended in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2015.
Category: Retirement housing, Retirement housing 30-33 units.
Winner EAC Housing for Older People Awards - Retirement housing 2014
Gold award winner in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2014.
Category: Retirement housing, Retirement housing 30-35 units.

Location

High Street, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 5BJ

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