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Skinners Court

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Extra care, comfort and friendship

Designed as an 'extra care' scheme in Palmers Green, North London, Skinners Court opened in November 2006. It is managed on behalf of Skinners' by Hanover Housing Association.

The scheme provides a suitable environment for those who wish to remain independent for as long as possible but need help and support on a regular basis.

'Extra care' accommodation is different from ordinary sheltered housing schemes - additional facilities provide on-site care and support 24 hours a day.

48 one and two-bedroom residents' flats

  • built to wheelchair standard
  • each with bedroom, living room, kitchen, and bathroom with level-entry shower
  • full central heating
  • community alarm link

Shared facilities include

  • Lovely garden, with opportunities to help
  • Communal lounge and residents' bar
  • Cinema, activities room, shop and laundry facilities
  • Health & beauty treatment room
  • Library with free access to computers and internet
  • Guestroom with en-suite facilities
  • Wheelchair store with electric charging facility
  • Assisted bathroom

Becoming a resident

Skinners Court is an almshouse, and residents are beneficiaries of the Skinners' Almshouse Charity which is governed by the Trustees of the Charity.

To become a resident you must meet specific eligibility criteria:

  • Aged 60+
  • In need of care or support and eligible for Social Services help
  • Unable to fund care and accommodation from your own resources
  • Priority is given to people with a local connection

If you would like to find out more about Skinners Court, including details about charges and any forthcoming vacancies please contact Hanover Lettings and Enquiries freephone helpline (M-F, 9-5)

Further information

Freephone    0800 280 2575