Ellsworth House: Level of Learning Disability: Mild to Moderate Specialism: Challenging Behaviour and Mental Health Location: Midsummer Norton, Somerset Number of Bedrooms: 8 Ellsworth House offers accommodation for individuals with learning disabilities and additional complex needs. The service offers eight spacious en-suite bedrooms that can be decorated to suit individual tastes and styles. Two bedrooms are located in separate modern self-contained apartments for those wanting a more independent lifestyle. The service benefits from a large lounge with an attached activity area, a kitchen and a separate dining area. Ellsworth House also offers a sensory room where individuals can relax in a quiet atmosphere. The service’s landscaped gardens feature a summer house and offer further space for individuals to enjoy. Staff support individuals to actively participate in activities at local sports centres, football teams and social clubs. Individuals enjoy a range of volunteer work opportunities and are also supported to seek full time employment in the local community. Ellsworth has its own transport and support staff place a strong emphasis on assisting people to use the nearby public transport links to further their independence. Contact or visit the website for more information
Person in charge: Steven Bryce (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Bath and North East Somerset Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 8 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Autism/ASD • Challenging Behaviour • Epilepsy
Admission Information: Ages from 18 to 65.
Single Rooms: 8
Rooms with ensuite WC: 8
Facilities & Services: Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Gardens for residents • Television point in own room
Latest CQC* Report on Ellsworth House: click here
*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Recommendation Score: 8.2 (8.183)
The user 'Recommendation Score' (8.2 for Ellsworth House) is calculated using a combination of the average of all ratings on user Recommendations submitted in the last 2 years, and the total number of user recommendations submitted in relation to the number of beds at the care home. The maximum Recommendation Score is 10. To see more about the carehome.co.uk user recommendations please click here.
Submitted by Samantha Lloyd (Mother of Resident/Service User) on Wednesday 27 August 2014.
I recommend Ellsworth House as a very caring and well managed care home. The staff are very kind and friendly and dedicated to Elliott's well being. As a parent I am very happy that Elliott is here.
Overall Standard: Excellent
Care / Support: Excellent
Treated with Dignity: Excellent
Food & Drink: Good
Safety / Security: Excellent
Value for Money: Excellent
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