Glen Lodge

Sixth Avenue, Heworth, York, North Yorkshire, YO31 0TR. Enhanced sheltered housing

York City Council

Managed by: York City Council

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Manager's description

“Flats only get extra care. Very popular as support offered has enabled people and couples to stay in their own flat but still be secure knowing staff are on site. Various levels of care given .

Glen Lodge is in a quiet area of Heworth, next to Glenside Gardens park, and close to the shops in East Parade and Heworth. Nearby there is a Post Office, two churches, fruit and flower shop, small supermarket, delicatessen and electrical goods shop. There is a regular bus service 200 yards from Glen Lodge”

Main facts

  • Enhanced sheltered housing
  • 42 flats, bungalows. Built in 1960 and renovated in 1988. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties
  • Sheltered With Care scheme with on-site care staff, non-resident management staff (7 days) and community alarm service
  • Lift, stair lift(s), lounge, dining room, laundry, guest facilities, garden, conservatory, hairdressing salon, library, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 50 yards; shop 50 yards; post office 50 yards; town centre 0.5 mile(s); GP 50 yards; social centre 0.5 mile(s)
  • Regular social activities include Bingo, talks, trips, social evenings, lifelong learning courses, computer courses, chair aerobics etc. Some meals available (main meal 7 days a week). Both cats & dogs generally accepted
  • Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 26/01/2010. 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:

  • Convenience of the location
  • Privacy
  • Staff role and interaction

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