Hindle Court Extra Care Housing
Welcome to Hindle Court Extra Care Housing
A friendly and safe welcome
Find out how we are welcoming new residents into our retirement housing, alongside the measures in place to keep everyone safe.
At Hindle Court Extra Care Housing in Darwen, we offer 7 one bedroom (and 22 studios) purpose-built properties for rent for people over the age of 55. We also offer on-site support from trained care staff should you require any additional help.
The property is situated close to Darwen town centre and has excellent transport links to Blackburn and Bolton. The local shops are within walking distance and include supermarkets, a post office, library, bakery, hairdressers and cafes. There is a large Health Centre and doctors' surgeries. Other local amenities include a day care centre, leisure centre and a nearby nature reserve.
We understand that sometimes you like to be alone and at other times you may want to be more sociable. Our properties give you that freedom. At Hindle Court we run social activities including entertainment nights, coffee mornings, day trips, bingo, dominoes and monthly Holy Communion.
You will not need to worry about maintenance and repairs or gardening upkeep as we take care of those. We provide a wide range of facilities, including a communal lounge, a garden with seating area, an on-site laundry and 8 parking spaces.
Features of Hindle Court Extra Care Housing
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
- 1 lift
- Scooter storage
- Hairdressing salon
- Secure door entry system on all external doors
Well maintained outdoor space for you to enjoy:
- Extensive grounds
- Seated patio area
- Landscaped gardens
Care and support
More support available when you need it:
- On‑site care services
- Supporting Manager
- 24 hour emergency response call system
Life at Hindle Court Extra Care Housing
At Hindle Court we have a range of great on-site facilities available to all residents, including a lounge, hair salon, laundry, a guest room for visiting friends and family, and communal gardens with seated area.
The building is purpose-built, ensuring it is wheelchair accessible throughout and includes lifts to all floors.
There is also a secure door entry system for your added peace of mind.
Nearby facilities include local shops, a health centre and doctors surgery, post office, library, hairdressers, cafes and banks. Other local amenities include a day care centre, leisure centre and a nearby nature reserve.
There are also excellent transport links to Blackburn and Bolton close to the property.
At Hindle Court we offer purpose-built and well-maintained properties for people over the age of 55 to rent, in a safe and secure setting.
All our properties are self-contained, with their own front door, offering the privacy and independence you expect.
Living at Hindle Court Extra Care Housing is just like living in an independent retirement flat, but with the added benefit of access to support when you need it. Your home will have a bathroom, kitchen with fully-fitted cupboards, ample storage space, lounge and bedroom areas. It will be easy to maintain and you will have the freedom to decorate and furnish it as you wish.
Many of the people who live in at Hindle Court arrange broadband and digital or satellite TV and most properties already have a telephone point installed ready for your own private telephone line.
For added peace of mind, each of our properties are also fitted with a 24-hour emergency call and secure door entry system.
You’ll find our Extra Care Housing locations are thriving communities, offering a variety of social activities, to take part in as and when you wish.
At Hindle Court we organise a range of activities throughout the week which reflect the interests of the people living here and change on a regular basis. Examples include weekly coffee mornings, bingo sessions, musical entertainment, buffets and day trips.
|No activity||No activity||No activity||Games evening|
|No activity||Entertainment afternoon (monthly)||Communion (monthly - Thursday)||Games evening|
|No activity||Hairdresser||Shopping||No activity|
|No activity||No activity||No activity||Bingo|
|Coffee morning||No activity||No activity||Bingo|
|No activity||No activity||No activity||Games evening|
|No activity||No activity||No activity||No activity|
If you are 55 and over, still independent but need a little help time to time, then Extra Care Housing could be for you. It’s just like living in an independent retirement flat, but with the added benefit of access to care and support when you need it.
Move into one of our self-contained properties at Hindle Court and you’ll be getting your own high quality home, with the reassurance of care and support from a 24-hour on-site team of professionals. You’ll also benefit from a range of great on-site facilities in a fully accessible setting, and a thriving community.
At Hindle Court Extra Care Housing we support those aged over 55 with one or more care or support needs to continue to live independently by offering a range of services that support and flex to your needs. This could range from help with shopping, cooking, housekeeping, catering, care, housing related support and wellbeing. You decide the type and level of support that suits your lifestyle.
On-site care provision at Hindle Court is local authority approved and funded (subject to financial assessment).
A local manager is based on site to provide peace of mind when it comes to maintaining your home and managing your tenancy. You’ll also find active links with the local community that promote socialisation, including specialised interest groups and services.
We endeavour to be completely transparent about all our charges and fees. Below is indicative pricing to act as a guide to the costs at Hindle Court Extra Care Housing, Darwen. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Properties for rent
Your monthly fee will range from £561.04 and normally includes your rent, service charge, heating, hot water and water rates.
What is included in rental fees?
Our service charge covers all the cost of amenities you share with your neighbours, including the scheme manager service, our 24-hour emergency call service (Anchor on Call), repairs and maintenance, window cleaning, gardening and the cleaning of communal areas.
Your local council will be able to advise you about getting help paying your rent and service charge through housing benefit. They will also be able to tell you if they will be paying grant to us to meet or contribute towards the support cost elements of our services to you.
To ensure Extra Care housing is right for you, and you meet local eligibility criteria, your application will usually need to go through a local process which involves the local authority, a nominated care provider and us.
Enquire now to speak to the local manager who will explain the application process for Hindle Court, eligibility criteria and any local charges. You will also be able to arrange a viewing and see the facilities and what life is like here.
Straightforward, supportive and safe
We continue to welcome new residents to our retirement housing safely and residents, colleagues and visitors are welcome to wear face-coverings, for example, in shared and busy areas.
Making the most of technology
Everyone’s safety and wellbeing is our absolute priority, so where possible we are offering prospective residents the opportunity to use technology to do virtual viewings and can send videos and photographs to support your decision making. We will of course be delighted to welcome you for an in-person viewing if this is your preference.
To start your enquiry, simply click “Enquire now” and call us or complete an enquiry form.
Our helpful team will offer you all the information you need to find your next home - we’ll provide you with full details of the property including up to date information on current vacancies and our waiting list.
They will be your main point of contact and will work with you to ensure your move goes smoothly and will continue to support you to settle in, offering you any advice and guidance you need to feel at home and confident in your choice to live with us.
Hindle Court Extra Care Housing
Peabody Street, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 0DN
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