Older Persons Accommodation - Brentwood Court, Llanishen
Brentwood Court is situated in the Llanishen area of Cardiff. The scheme has 35 self contained flats including 5 bedsits, 29 one-bedroom flats and 1 two-bedroom flat.
The communal areas at Brentwood Court are bright and comfortable and include 2 lounges and an extensive library. Outside there are pleasant gardens with a patio and seating area. Residents are welcome to invite friends or relatives to stay in the twin-bedded en-suite guest room.
A Scheme Manager is available during office hours from Monday- Friday to offer advice on day to day issues and to help 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 tenants aged 60+.
Tenants should be sufficiently able to live independently in their own flats, although they may arrange their own additional help (for example for cleaning or personal care) if necessary.
Accessibility of the Scheme
To make access easier for all tenants Brentwood Court has :
• Level/ramped access to the scheme
• Automated entrance doors
• Lift to upper floors
• Wheelchair accessible communal areas
• Grab rails
Facilities and amenities available
Each flat has its own kitchen and bathroom. Other facilities available at Brentwood Court include :
• Communal lounge
• Communal kitchen
• Communal laundry
• Guest accommodation
• Staff office
Amenities available within approximately half a mile of the scheme include :
• Local shops
• Bus stop (just outside)
• Doctors surgery
• Dental surgery
• Heath Centre (next door to the scheme)
• Places of worship
• Library (available within the scheme)
• Post office
• Bank/building society
There are a number of social activities available for tenants to take part in if they wish. Some of the activities are also open to members of the local community.
• Coffee Mornings
• Breakfast Club
• Day Trips
• Extend Exercise
• Weekly Meetings
Renting a flat at Brentwood Court costs approximately £52.00 a week for a 1 bed flat plus a service charge of up to £60 a week (which covers various services including electricity and water 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.
For further information about rent and service charges please telephone the Housing Enquiries Team on 029 2053 7111.
There is a Scheme Manager available during office hours from Monday to Friday for any problems or queries.
What if the Scheme Manager is not available?
All flats at Brentwood Court have alarms which are linked to the Cardiff Community Alarm Service. This service can be used to summon help in any emergency (24 hours a day). A Mobile Warden will call on the tenant if necessary.
How to Apply
If you are interested in becoming a tenant at Brentwood Court you will need to complete a Cardiff Housing Application Form. Please telephone 029 2053 7111 to request a form, and ask for help with filling it in if necessary.