79 Thicket Road, Penge, London SE20 8DS
Situated in Penge in South London, Parkside is a Victorian townhouse, with a separate, self-contained flat, that can accommodate up to seven adults with learning disabilities.
The home is next door to Crystal Palace Park and close to a variety of local amenities including shops, pubs and cafes, and only a short train journey away from central London.
Parkside delivers high quality care for adults with learning disabilities in a friendly and safe environment. 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.
Parkside enables residents to get the most out of life, supporting 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: Anna Lelacheur (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Bromley Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 7 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Asperger Syndrome • Autism/ASD • Challenging Behaviour • Down Syndrome • Epilepsy • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Prader-Willi Syndrome • Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilties • Speech Impairment • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 7
Rooms with ensuite WC: 5
Facilities & Services: Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Parkside: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.