RESIDENTS living in retirement communities in Poole are back with afternoon tea and music.
The owners of the Platinum Skies Vista properties in Parkstone and Esprit in downtown Poole enjoyed a variety of events including afternoon tea, a singer, barbecues, fish and chips dinners and tastings of cheeses and wines.
This follows updated government guidelines that allow groups of up to six people to meet indoors and gatherings of up to 30 people to congregate outside after months of lockdown that forced people to meet. to stay at home.
In autonomous communities over 55, events are organized to allow owners to meet and socialize with their neighbors. Upcoming indoor and outdoor events hosted by community managers will include cocktails and mocktails, barbecues, movie screenings, bingo, and live music performances.
Summer parties and coach trips can also take place once government restrictions loosen further.
Each Platinum Skies community has a dedicated on-site Community Manager who supports owners with hands-on and emotional support, while improving their well-being through organized events. This service will also be introduced in the latest Platinum Skies communities in Sherborne and Taunton, where apartments are now available for off-plan purchase.
Laura Warwick, Director of Lifestyle, Wellness and Entertainment, said: “The easing of restrictions has allowed our fantastic communities to start socializing again, and new owners can meet their neighbors in our beautiful common areas. . Our Community Managers work with our owners to support events and activities, including charity raffles and coffee mornings for very personal causes, afternoon teas with lots of prosecco, and new and innovative hobbies like our debate club.
“The owners told me they had made new ‘lifelong friends’, ‘hadn’t laughed so much in ages’ and ‘socialized for the first time in 15 months’ – all in the safety of their own home. I’m so proud to be part of a team that puts smiles back on people’s faces.
Each Platinum Skies apartment is designed with accessibility in mind, including bathrooms with step-in showers, easy-to-use kitchens with energy-saving appliances, and underfloor heating. Prices start from £ 105,500 for an apartment in Esprit, £ 150,000 for an apartment in Vista, and £ 120,000 for an apartment and £ 252,500 for a chalet or house in Chapters, all based on payment by the buyer of 50% of the property. full market value.
The homes are made affordable through a government-backed shared ownership program implemented in partnership with Homes England.
For more information on available homes visit Platinumskies.co.uk or call 01202 040996.