123 New Brighton Road, Emsworth PO10 7QS
Myrtle Cottage in Emsworth, Hampshire was the first care home for people with learning difficulties and challenging behaviour opened by Dolphin Homes.
It cares for adults up to the age of 65.
The home, which opened in Februrary 2004, has single occupancy bedrooms with en suite facilities.
Staff encourage residents to lead active full lives in the home and in the local community. Staff have integrity, flexibility and give individuals choice and freedom within a safe environment.
They promote every person's achievements without losing sight of their disability and individual needs.
Staff are trained to deal with individuals who have challenging behaviour.
Meals prepared on site are tasty and nutritious.
Residents can personalise their rooms to suit their taste and prospective residents can have a trial visit before moving into the home.
Group: Dolphin Homes Ltd
Person in charge: Anneke Campbell (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Hampshire County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 6 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability
Specialist Care Categories: Asperger Syndrome • Autism/ASD • Challenging Behaviour • Epilepsy • Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilties
Admission Information: Ages from 18 to 65.
Single Rooms: 6
Rooms with ensuite WC: 6
Facilities & Services: Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest CQC* Report on Myrtle Cottage: click here
* Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Myrtle Cottage