EC brochure - Poplar House - Intro
Rectory Road, Basildon, Essex SS13 1FG
Telephone: 01268 727364
Set in a thriving community, Poplar House is a purpose-built development providing high-quality homes with a range of on-site services and facilities.
Available for shared ownership or rent, the spacious one and two bedroom apartments are finished to a high specification with modern styling.
Designed to offer comfort, independence and peace of mind, Poplar House is exclusive to those aged 55 or over who are currently living in Basildon area or are able to demonstrate a strong local connection.
EC brochure - Poplar House - Main image
Each spacious apartment has its own lounge, a fully equipped kitchen, shower room with level access and a door entry system monitored by intercom.
All the apartments have fitted carpets throughout, leaving you free to furnish your new home exactly as you choose.
There are lifts to all floors and full wheelchair access to every apartment.
For your security each home is fitted with an emergency pull cord intercom alarm system that connects you a member of the team who will be on hand within minutes.
Poplar House has a welcoming reception, lobby and many spacious communal areas including beautifully decorated lounges and a library.
The scheme has its own restaurant where residents can enjoy nutritious home cooked meals prepared by our professional in-house catering team.
Residents also have access to their own hairdressing salon, health and wellbeing room, allotment area in the grounds and an internal parking and charging area for buggies and scooters.
We encourage residents to get involved in the activities in both Poplar House and the surrounding communities.
Socialise with others when you want to, join in with a range of activities - from barbecues and pub lunches to lectures and theatre trips - introduce new ones or simply enjoy private time to yourself.
Poplar House is conveniently located close to several amenities, including Felmore Shopping Centre, Pitsea Leisure Centre and the popular Northlands Park with its beautiful lakes.
How to apply and eligibility
To be eligible for a place at Poplar House, applicants must:
* Be aged 55 or over
* Reside in, or have a strong connection to, the local area
* Meet the housing criteria for Basildon Council
* Have an assessment of your care and support needs (a minimum of six hours of care each week is required)
Apply for a place at Poplar House via: https://www.basildonchoice.org.uk
Care and support
Care and support
Having as much independence as you want and the reassurance that if your needs change you will be fully supported means that you can focus on living your life to the full.
With a comprehensive range of personal and domestic care and support services, our on-site team can help you at home with anything you need including shopping, laundry, housework, personal care, prescription collection and visits to the dentist, writing letters or sending emails.
For extra peace of mind, your apartment will have an emergency pull cord system that, when activated, immediately alerts the 24-hour support team that you need assistance. Pendant alarms are available if required.
If you would like more information, please contact Poplar House directly.
We encourage you to discuss your housing options with your family and friends, and to seek independent advice, support and representation as appropriate, from professional statutory and regulatory organsiations such as the Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC), Age UK or Citizens Advice.
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