Thurstons rented housing with extra care
Welcome to Thurstons rented housing with extra care
At Thurstons rented housing with extra care in Westhoughton, we offer 30 one bedroom 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 Bolton and has excellent transport links to the town centre. The local shops are within walking distance and include supermarkets, a post office, library, hairdressers, leisure centre and cafes. There are several doctors' surgeries within walking distance. Other local amenities include a cinema, several parks and a bowling green.
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 Thurstons we run social activities including coffee mornings, day trips, bingo, a luncheon club, arts and craft classes and exercise classes.
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 10 parking spaces.
Features of Thurstons rented housing with extra care
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:
- Seated patio area
- Landscaped gardens
- Raised allotments flowerbeds
Care and support
More support available when you need it:
- On‑site care services
- Supporting Manager
- 24 hour emergency response call system
Life at Thurstons rented housing with extra care
At Thurstons we have a range of great on-site facilities available to all residents, including a lounge, quiet room, hair salon, laundry, communal kitchen, hair salon, a guest room for visiting friends and family, and communal gardens with seating 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 supermarkets, day centres, a library, a post office, banks, a leisure centre and a bowling green. There are several doctors' surgeries within walking distance.
Thurstons rented housing with extra care offers 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 Thurstons rented housing with extra care 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 Thurstons 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 rented housing with extra care locations are thriving communities, offering a variety of social activities, to take part in as and when you wish.
At Thurstons 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 luncheon clubs, coffee and games mornings, social lunches, bingo, artist evenings, fund-raising events, day trips, exercise classes and church services.
|Luncheon club (monthly)
Also known as assisted living, housing with care or extra care housing, our rented housing with extra care offers a range of services to help tackle the specific issues that older people face.
If you are 55 and over, still independent but need a little help time to time, then rented housing with extra care 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 Thurstons 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 Thurstons rented housing with extra care 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 Thurstons 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 Thurstons rented housing with extra care, Bolton. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Properties for rent
Your monthly fee will range from £741.56 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 rented housing with extra care 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 Thurstons, 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.
Thurstons rented housing with extra care
Wigan Road, Westhoughton, Bolton, Lancashire, BL5 3QS
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