ACCOMMODATION – Kenton

Housemate wanted in wheelchair accessible detached house in Kenton with large lounge, sensory room, and garden

Introducing your potential housemates

The residents are four men and three women, aged between 26 – 85 years old.

They are non verbal, using objects of reference, intensive interaction and an understanding of Makaton to communicate. Bedrooms are decorated and furnished in a way that reflects individual tastes, interests and personalities.

Hobbies and interests

The residents enjoy the cinema, shopping, day trips, sing along social groups, the theatre and visits from Norwood’s sports team

Lifestyles and friendships

The residents have art, music and aroma therapies at home from visiting therapists. The residents are a harmonious group who care for one another.

The ideal housemate would be someone who…

  • Who enjoys the social dynamic of group living
  • With similar interests to the residents
  • Of any age
  • Whose mobility support needs can range from none to fully dependent

About the house

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Dining area
  • Large lounge
  • Sensory room
  • 3 bathrooms consisting of a wet room and therapeutic baths
  • Leafy garden
  • Fully wheelchair accessible throughout
  • A fire proof lift serves both floors
  • Hoists are in place to assist with transfers
  • 2 wheelchair accessible vehicles, driven by our team
  • Staffed 24 hours a day plus 2 waking night staff

Location

  • Under a mile from pubs, cafes, restaurants and shops
  • Under a mile from the greenery of Woodcock Park

Transport links

  • Within a mile of Northwick Park, Kenton, South Kenton and Preston Road Underground Stations

The room available

  • Upstairs, accessible by lift and/or stairs
  • Overlooks the front of the house

CQC Rating

Most recent inspection on: 

19 December 2018

Most recent report on: 

5 February 2019

Good

Safe

Good

Well-led

Good

Caring

Good

Responsive

Good

Effective

Good

Read the full CQC report

Registered Manager: Ms Vicky Weir

 

Contact us

If you think the house might be right for you or someone you know, please contact Norwood’s Placements team on 020 8809 8809 or email placements@norwood.org.uk

Why choose a Norwood residential home?

Norwood residential services provide homes to adults with learning disabilities. We value dignity, respect, choice, inclusion, community participation, ordinary life principles, human rights, and promote people’s wellbeing and independence. All of Norwood’s residential homes keep kosher.

Norwood will work with your social worker to assess your needs and identify the most suitable Norwood accommodation to meet them. Residential accommodation is staffed 24 hours a day, including the 1:1 support that you are entitled to.

We can support you with everyday living skills, such as personal care and health, including medication; cooking, cleaning and shopping; provide support with finances and budgeting; accessing local and wider community facilities and enable you to make your own choices and decisions about life.

Norwood has an extensive training programme for all staff; mandatory and specialised training to maximise skills and knowledge. Our support and services are safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led. Our staff are sensitive to the race, cultural and religious needs of the people we support.

Our Residential service is committed to quality and value for money and carries out annual quality assurance involving the families and carers of the people we support.

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