100 Long Lane, Finchley, London N3 2HX
Two Rivers Care Home provides a small, niche, high quality residential, respite and supported living care for Asian women with learning disabilities and/or mental health with an emphasis on the ‘Recovery Model’ to support clients to gain more independence.
Based in the heart of Finchley with excellent links to the community and surrounding area. The facilities are spacious, light and well equipped throughout. There is a purpose built activity and sensory room for use by all which includes access to computers, a wide range of crafts and a treadmill. There is a beautiful accessible garden with a swing and badminton area.
The service has a focus on ensuring cultural and religious needs are met with culturally appropriate care for all clients. They have an all female care staff to ensure a comfortable environment within the home for all. Asian language speaking staff (including Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali) as well as Asian home cooked food, daily activities, visits to places of worship and celebration of festivals helps to create a true sense of home.
Specialist experience and training enables the provision of high quality care for individuals with autism, dual diagnosis, complex needs, refractory epilepsy, wheelchair users, challenging behaviour, dysphasia, schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder.
Alongside the residential home they have two other supported living facilities and are opening a third in 2018.
Owner: Suncare Recovery Ltd
Person in charge: Gyan Dass (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Barnet Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 7 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability • Mental Health Condition • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Anorexia/Bulimia/Self Harming • Asperger Syndrome • Autism/ASD • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Cerebral Palsy • Challenging Behaviour • Colitis & Crohn's Disease • Down Syndrome • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilties • Schizophrenia • Speech Impairment • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Female only. Ages from 18 to 65.
Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Punjabi Mirpuri, Arabic, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Panjabi, Punjabi, Polish, Romanian, Turkish, Urdu
Single Rooms: 7
Rooms with ensuite WC: 7
Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £1100 – £2000 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Two Rivers to find out the exact price for your requirements.)
Learning Disabilities Care Home. Fees depend on amount of 1:1 and 2:1 required, vary greatly from client to client.
Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Independent Living Training • Sheltered Housing • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Near to Finchley Central tube, Ballards Lane bus routes
By arrangement with Registered Manager
Off street parking available, parking on street nearby also available
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Two Rivers: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Job Title: Registered Manager
Gyan Dass is an owner and the Registered Manager of Two Rivers.
Gyan is an experienced care manager who has worked as a social worker in mental health and learning disabilities for over 20 years.
Previously Gyan has worked as a Community Mental Health Team manager and learning disability review team manager. Gyan has been involved in setting up a range of specialist services including residential homes, supported living facilities and day centres giving her extensive experience of providing a safe, therapeutic and warm care environment.
Gyan is an exceptional and compasionate communicator who has the skills and experience to be able to reach individuals in crisis, including people who find it difficult to express themselves. This helps ease the transition into care and promote a homely, safe, comforting environment.