Worcester Court is situated in the Grangetown area of Cardiff. The scheme has 33 self contained flats including 5 bedsits, 27 one-bedroom flats and 1 two-bedroom flat.
The scheme has a pleasant garden with seating area and a conservatory. Friends and family are welcome to stay overnight in the double-bedded guest room.
A Scheme Manager is available during office hours from Monday - Friday to ofer help with any problems, for instance if a repair is needed, and to offer support and advice in an emergency. Each flat also has an alarm linked to the Cardiff Community Alarm Service offering 24hr support and reassurance.
The scheme is designed to cater for the needs of residents who are aged 60+.
Applicants should be sufficiently able to live independently in their own home, but may arrange their own additional help and support if necessary (for instance to assist with cleaning or personal care).
Accessibility of the scheme
Worcester Court has a number of adaptations to make access easier for all tenants. These include :
• Level/ramped access to the scheme
• Level/ramped access within the scheme
• Lift to upper floors
• Wheelchair accessible communal areas
• Accessible garden
• Grab rails
Facilities and Amenities
All flats at Worcester Court have their own kitchen and bathroom. Other facilities include :
• Communal lounge
• Communal kitchen
• Communal laundry
• Guest accommodation
• Staff office
What is available locally?
Amenities available within approximately half a mile of the scheme include:
• Local shop
• Public transport
• Doctors surgery
• Dental surgery
• Places of worship
• Post office
Social activities are arranged at Worcester Court which tenants can take part in if they wish. Some of the activities are also open to members of the local community.
• Bingo excursions
• Knitting afternoons
• Tea afternoons
• Clothes parties
Renting a flat at Worcester Court costs approximately £50.00 a week for a 1 bedroom flat plus a service charge of up to £60 (which covers various services including water and electricity charges).
Depending on your income you may be able to claim Housing Benefit to help with the rent and some elements of the service charge. If you need more information about this please contact the Housing Enquiries Team on 029 2053 7111.
There is a Scheme Manager available during office hours from Monday to Friday to help with any problems or queries.
Who to contact if the Scheme Manager is not available
All flats at Worcester Court have an alarm which is linked to the Cardiff Community Alarm Service. Residents can use the alarm to summon help at any time (day or night). A mobile warden will visit if necessary.
If you are interested in becoming a tenant at Worcester Court you need to complete a Cardiff Housing Application Form. Please contact the Housing Enquiries Team on 029 2053 7111 for a form, and ask for help with filling it in if necessary.