Gentleman Jack Hits 100
76 years ago our gentleman, Jack, was only 23 years old when he went off to the D-Day landings with the RAF. Last year, he celebrated his 100th birthday at William Griffiths Court in Blackburn.
LGBT+ Dementia Training Offered to Housing 21 Staff
In 2017, Housing 21 launched itself as a dementia-friendly organisation; in 2020, we released our Dementia Action plan; and now, as we celebrate Pride month, we are offering sessions discussing the challenges faced by the LGBT+ community when they are impacted by dementia.
Heroic Joe Hits 100
To mark his 100th birthday, Joe received a small presentation from PC Jodie Roberts and colleagues from Smethwick, along with a visit from his family and plenty of cake! Joe has lived at Queenridge Court since 2020 and has said that he "loves living there".
Blog: Sustaining tenancies and Helping Hands
Pam Mastrantonio, our Executive Director of Retirement Housing, discusses how we are committed to sustaining tenancies for our residents, our target for zero evictions from rent arrears, and the schemes we have in place to achieve these targets.
Vision for Later Life: A Response from Bruce Moore, Chief Executive at Housing 21
We at Housing 21 completely support the opinion that happiness in later life goes beyond bricks and mortar developments, and back the vision of McCarthy Stone to make Britain the best country in which to grow old.
£16m Doncaster affordable housing scheme underway
Work has started on a £16 million affordable housing scheme in Doncaster. The development of 126 homes will be delivered by Esh Construction in partnership with Together Housing Group, which also owns and manages Lakeside Rise in the town, and Housing 21.
100 Years of the Royal British Legion - A Resident's Story
Housing 21 first began as the Royal British Legion Housing Association, which in 1921 began to house disabled ex-servicemen and widows. As RBL marks its 100th anniversary today, we’re sharing one of our resident’s memories from his time in the Navy.
Dying Matters Week at Housing 21
We will all experience death and bereavement at some time. Approximately 40% of our residents are with us until the end of their life, so it’s something that many of our employees often experience.
Show home opens at new Eastleigh Retirement Living development
Staff at Summergate Lodge, a new Housing 21 Retirement Living development in North Stoneham, celebrated the official opening of its show home.