138 College Road, London SE19 1XE
Situated in Crystal Palace in South East London, Athol House is a two storey home that can accommodate up to 21 adults with physical disabilities and sensory impairments. The home is close to a variety of local amenities and attractions including shops, restaurants, Brockwell Lido, Crystal Palace Sports Centre and excellent transport links to central London.
Athol House delivers high-quality care for adults with physical disabilities, sensory impairments and complex needs. Regulated by the Care Quality Commission, the dedicated and experienced team use a person-centred approach to ensure every individual’s needs are understood and met with the greatest privacy, dignity and respect.
Each individual chooses how they are supported, and lead very active lives. With a focus on independence, health, wellbeing and skills building, extensive activity programmes offer something for everyone. As well as staff, a team of committed volunteers support individual and group activities, so all have the chance to be social, get creative or enjoy exercise.
Athol House enables residents to get the most out of life, support individuals to maintain relationships with family and friends, and gain the ability to move on to more independent living when they’re ready.
Since founding in 1948, Leonard Cheshire Disability has supported disabled people in the UK and across the world to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. The charity has many homes in the UK which provide thousands of disabled people with high quality housing, care and support.
Group: Leonard Cheshire Disability
Person in charge: Allison Hardy (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Southwark Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 21 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Physical Disability • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Cerebral Palsy • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Multiple Sclerosis • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 21
Rooms with ensuite WC: 1
Facilities & Services: Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Athol House: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
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