Image: cookery demonstration in the communal lounge
Our popular apartments at Bensham Court, Gateshead are now available to over 50's only, making them even more attractive to people looking for a calm, community-centred lifestyle.
The building consists of studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom flats, is fully wheelchair accessible and has safety features including a door entry system and CCTV. It also benefits from the care call sservice, which provides emergency contact 24/7, offering peace of mind for residents.
Living at Bensham Court, you can be confident that your needs will be taken care of. There is a Sheltered Scheme Officer, providing individual support plans for residents.
If you want to be social, there's a great community spirit - our communal lounge offers various activities including a lunch club and games events. There's also a dedicated food co-op for residents who may be struggling to afford their weekly shop.
We are currently developing a community allotment with residents, so if you love gardening, this could be the place for you.
To find out more, email OlderPersons@gateshead.gov.uk or telephone 0191 433 5359.