Elizabeth House

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EC brochure - Elizabeth House - Intro

Wilton Orchard, Fons George, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3SA

Telephone: 01823 325 533

Set in a quiet suburb on the outskirts of Taunton, Elizabeth House offers a selection of independent living apartments for rent with a range of on-site services and facilities and is designed to offer comfort and peace of mind.

Situated next to Vivary Park golf course and within 10 minutes of Taunton town centre, Elizabeth House is ideally located. There are public transport links and a supermarket, pharmacy, doctor's surgery, shops and other amenities within a short walking distance.

Key facts

Built in: 1992   Renovated in: 2016

Rental apartments: 26 one-bedroom apartments


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Exterior of Elizabeth House Extra Care scheme in Somerset


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Spread over three floors, there is a lift to all floors and wheelchair access throughout. Each apartment has its own lounge/diner, kitchen and bathroom with level access shower. All apartments are let unfurnished, leaving you free to furnish your home as you choose.

All apartments also have:

* One spacious bedroom

* Emergency pull cord alarm system

* Intercom door entry system 

Communal facilities

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Communal facilities

Elizabeth House has a friendly community atmosphere and there are many opportunities to participate in social activities, including bingo, crafts, quiz nights and coffee mornings. There are two spacious communal lounges, each with a kitchenette, offering residents space to socialise with others or relax in peace and quiet. Meals are provided in the on-site restaurant, seven days a week, at an extra cost.

Other facilities include:

* Landscaped gardens

* Guest suite for family and friends

* On-site activities and games

* External store for bicycles/buggies/scooters

How to apply and eligibility

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How to apply and eligibility

Applicants must:

 * Be aged 55 or over

 * Reside in, or have family connection to, the local area

 * Meet the extra care criteria for the local authority Somerset County Council

 * Be referred directly from the local authority, following an assessment of your care and support needs

Elizabeth House may not be suitable if you have been assessed as requiring a substantial amount of regular nursing care which cannot be delivered in your own home.

Care and support

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Care and support

At Elizabeth House, you can live as independently as possible and focus on living your life to full, with the peace of mind that support is available if your needs change. All residents have care plans tailored to their individual needs, which are regularly reviewed and updated as required.

Personal and domestic care is provided by Way Ahead Care who can help you in your home. Sanctuary staff are on-site and provide housing management and support.

For extra reassurance, all apartments 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.

Further information

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Further information

If you would like more information, please contact Elizabeth 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.

For directions on how to find us, please insert your postcode or town into the box below and click 'Go' which will take you to Google Maps.



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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and social care in England.

The CQC regulate the care provided by the NHS, local authorities, private companies and voluntary organisations. The aim is to make sure better care is provided for everyone - in hospitals, care homes and people's own homes.

The CQC also seek to protect the interests of people whose rights are restricted under the Mental Health Act.

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