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Spinnaker House Extra Care

Spinnaker House Extra Care

Ravenswood Avenue, Rockferry, Birkenhead, CH42 4NY

Contemporary living with care for the over 55s.

Spinnaker House will provide modern, affordable rent homes for people over the age of 55 who want to live independently in stunning, one- and two-bedroom self-contained apartments.

Due spring 2024.

About Spinnaker House

Extra Care homes are designed with the over 55s in mind, where you can remain independent for as long as possible with individually assessed care and support on-site, should you need them.

Complete with the added reassurance that tailored care and support is available, assessed to your current, or future, individual needs.

Built on the reimagined former Rock Ferry High School site, Spinnaker House is a place to enjoy the good things in life, with each purpose-built home designed and developed to help maintain your way of life for as long as possible.

Spinnaker House offers modern, high quality, self-contained apartments with your own front door. Each apartment has a kitchen, a bathroom with level access wet rooms, one or two-bedrooms and a living area.  They are designed specifically to accommodate people with mobility issues and to provide a comfortable and safe environment.


Community accessible facilities:

  • Café Bistro
  • Hair and beauty salon

For residents:

  • Flexible care and support
  • Spacious communal and social areas
  • Emergency alarm system throughout
  • Lift to all floors
  • Assisted Bathroom
  • Reliable repairs services
  • Communal gardens 
  • Guest suite
  • Laundry room


  • Modern bathroom and kitchen fittings
  • High quality vinyl flooring to bathrooms and kitchens

On site care provision

Spinnaker House Extra Care Scheme offers you the chance to move into accommodation designed with the over 55s in mind, where you can remain independent for as long as possible with individually assessed care and support on-site, should you need them.

Extra Care offers a self-contained home of your own where social activities are easy to find, and help is on hand, if you need it. It often appeals to couples where one might be relatively fit and the other less so, providing a secure living environment that reassures relatives.

Spinnaker House is more than just a home, it is a scheme that actively promotes and encourages physical and mental wellbeing, which offers opportunities to socialise.

Extra Care is all about ensuring your physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. Spinnaker House has an emergency alarm which lets you call for assistance should you need it, with staff carrying out regular wellbeing checks for all residents.  ‘Assistive’ technology is also installed throughout the building, which allows residents to contact the team for emergency help and can also be used with a range of devices such as falls pendants and activity sensors to allow residents to stay independent for longer.

On-site care and support will be provided by Wirral based, experienced care provider Professional Carers along with Torus Support Network housing team.

Professional Carers have been delivering Community Care in Wirral for 25 years, first opening its door in 1998. With a Head Office in Wallasey and one of the largest care providers on Wirral, their team of staff deliver Domiciliary care in a range of community settings including Extra Care sites, to over 450 individuals across the local community. With a Care Quality Commission grading of ‘Good’, Professional Carers put people at the heart of everything they do. Their aim is to maximise independence and deliver outcome focused care, so individuals can remain at home for as long as possible. You can find out more about them on their website.


Situated on the old Rock Ferry High School grounds, on Ravenswood Avenue, Spinnaker House is situated in as part of the Manor Park development, a twenty-acre site which also includes 84 new homes and the redevelopment of existing Grade II listed building, Ravenswood House. Spinnaker House is close to local amenities and transport links.

Interested? Apply now!

The apartments are available for people over the age of 55 who need or may need additional care and/or support.

All the stylish new apartments are available for affordable rent.

All the apartments will be allocated via Wirral Council, and you are advised to register as soon as possible.

To register, contact the Wirral Council Central Advice and Duty Team (CADT) which is part of Adult Social Services, visit

Please note a full assessment of health and social care needs will be carried out.

Please note that the rent, service charge and support charge are eligible for Housing Benefit depending on individual circumstances.

Residents can also access a furniture package through Torus, which is included in Housing Benefit if eligible.