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Briar Croft

Alcester Road, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6PH. Extra care housing

Orbit Heart of England Housing Association

Managed by: Orbit Heart of England Housing Association

Email your enquiry or 0800 678 1221


Manager's description

“Briar Croft is an extra care scheme for 55 years and over, independent living for the older person. Briar Croft is close to the train station, local hospital, doctors surgery and many shops, pubs and restaurants. Our aim is to provide affordable, pleasant, well maintained, high quality accommodation. To promote the independence of older people through the confidence of being part of a supportive community, the opportunity to live in purpose built homes with appropriate facilities. The chance to participate in a range of activities, the benefits of reduced fear of crime so increased feeling of being secure, the reassurance of a maintained home and garden, the support and assistance of scheme staff. To treat all residents as individuals and encourage customers to have a say in everything that affects their daily lives- taking comments and feedback seriously. To ensure all residents receive appropriate levels of care from relevant agencies. To ensure all customers receive appropriate levels of care from relevant agencies.

To register: www.homechoiceplus.org.uk or telephone 01789 260861 Viewing arrangements to be booked via scheme staff on 01789 299071”

Main facts

  • Extra care housing
  • 64 flats. Built in 2010. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties
  • Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), resident management staff (24 hours, 7 days)
  • Lift, lounge, dining room, restaurant, laundry, guest facilities, garden, hobby room, activities room
  • Regular Social Activities include: Bowles, exercise classes, Wii fit, film club, gardening club, social outings, bingo, skittles, games and craft work sessions, organised by activities co-ordinator. Some meals available (lunch club, 7 days). New residents accepted from 55 years of age
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership

Info updated: 28/07/2017. 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:

  • Community spirit
  • Convenience of the location
  • Lifestyle
  • Link with community at large
  • Meals
  • Number / size of facilities
  • Overall ratings
  • Practicality of the individual apartments
  • Quality of design
  • Quality of the building and facilities
  • Quality of the 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 - Housing with Care 2011
Silver award winner in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2011.
Category: Housing-with-care, Housing-with-care 60-99 units.
Sponsor: Wates Living Space.

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