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New Oscott Village

Fosseway Drive, off Chester Road, New Oscott, Birmingham, West Midlands, B23 5LD. Extra care housing

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

Managed by: The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

Creating better lives for older peopleThe ExtraCare Charitable Trust is committed to developing inspirational villages for the over 55s, as an alternative to the traditional care home. We enable older people to enjoy healthy, active, and independent lifestyles in their later years.

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Manager's description

“We have 104 Apartments for Rental – and 156 Apartments for either 50% 75% and 100% ownership”

Main facts

  • Extra care housing
  • 260 flats. Built in 2010. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
  • Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Visiting management staff (on-site housing related support/supportig people team), Non-resident management staff (24 hours, 7 days) and Careline alarm service
  • lift, lounge, dining room, restaurant, laundry, guest facilities, garden, hobby room, activities room, cafe, shop, hairdressing salon, jacuzzi, swimming pool, bar/pub, library, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 40 yards; post office 1 mile(s); town centre 8 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 40 yards
  • Regular Social Activities include: Many - Newsround, reading group, card making, dancing, reminiscence, exercise, yoga, tai-chi, bowls, woodwork, bingo, painting, computer lessons, crafts, reiki, pilates, bingo, quiz etc, organised by Staff. Some meals available. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Leasehold and Shared Ownership
  • Care provider: ExtraCare Charitable Trust
  • Developed by The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

Info updated: 16/06/2014. Update info


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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:

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