Welcome to Sedgefield Court
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 Sedgefield Court retirement housing scheme in Newcastle, we offer 30 one bedroom and 1 three bedroom purpose-built properties for rent for people over the age of 55.
The property is situated close to Newcastle and has excellent transport links to the city centre, Whitley Bay and Wallsend. The local shops are within walking distance of the scheme and include supermarkets, a post office, card shop, bakery, hairdressers and cafes. There are doctors' surgeries in both Forest Hall and Killingworth, which are within walking distance and on a local bus route. Other local amenities include a leisure centre and the White Swan centre, which holds a library and a cafe.
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 Sedgefield Court we run social activities including bingo, cards and games nights, coffee mornings and outings.
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 guest room, a garden with seating area, an on-site laundry and 11 parking spaces.
Features of Sedgefield Court
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
- 1 lift
- Hairdressing salon
- Secure door entry system on all external doors
- Car parking available
Well maintained outdoor space for you to enjoy:
- Seated patio area
- Landscaped gardens
Care and support
More support available when you need it:
- Supporting Manager
- 24 hour emergency response call system
Life at Sedgefield Court
At Sedgefield Court sheltered housing scheme, we offer purpose-built and well-maintained rented accommodation for people over the age of 55.
Your home will be completely self-contained with your own front door allowing the privacy and independence you expect. It will be easy to maintain, and you will be able to give your new home a personal touch and decorate and furnish it as you wish.
Your kitchen will have fully-fitted units. There will be storage space and lounge and bedroom areas.
Many of the people who live in our properties have arranged broadband and digital or satellite TV and most properties have a telephone point.
You will want to feel safe in your new home and that’s why each of our properties is fitted with an emergency alarm.
I’m the Manager and here to help with any questions you may have. Why not come and visit us so you can get a feel of what it would be like to live here.
Straightforward, supportive and safe
We continue to welcome new residents to our retirement housing safely and ask residents, colleagues and visitors to consider using face-coverings 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.
We are open to new residents.
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.
When inviting you to consider a property everyone’s safety and wellbeing is our absolute priority.
To help you view the available property we can send you photographs and videos and offer a virtual show round video call, where you will be able to speak to the friendly manager one-to-one and take a look around. Alternatively, we can offer an in-person viewing if you prefer.
During this time we continue to exercise precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and visitors and so will only invite you to view a property in person once it is empty, and after you confirm that no member of your household is displaying any symptoms or self-isolating.
Our aim is for each viewing to be as safe and easy as possible, so during your visit the manager will observe social distancing at all times and you will be asked to follow handwashing guidelines and consider using a face covering in shared and busy areas. Ahead of your arrival the manager will open all the doors minimising your need to touch surfaces and ensuring rooms are well ventilated. They will also minimise risk by taking you to the property via the safest route possible and back up all other precautions with a thorough cleaning regime.To help you view the available property where possible we will send you photographs and videos and offer a virtual show round video call, where you will be able to speak to the friendly manager one-to-one and take a look around.
Your manager looks forward to welcoming you to your new home.
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.
During this difficult time, we recognise, see and hear how much coronavirus is affecting the people living independently with us across our retirement housing and we want to help and support you as much as we can.
As part of that support, we have introduced a range of new tools to complement the existing wellbeing services we offer residents. These include services such as Be Active, our free online wellness and movement programme and we have also partnered with UK-wide call companion provider Re-engage to offer a free telephone-based befriending service to help those who may not have others to talk to.
Where possible, we also put residents in touch with the many great local initiatives that aim to support people during this time and beyond.
Read more about how we are supporting our housing residents during coronavirus here.
West Mount, Killingworth, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE12 6GF
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