School Road, off Lambourne Road, Chigwell IG7 6HH
Alder House is a purpose-built single storey home that can accommodate up to 22 adults with physical and learning disabilities. The service is close to a variety of local amenities including shops, public parks and a post office.
Alder House delivers high-quality care for adults with physical disabilities 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, their 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.
Alder House enables people 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: Janet Musama (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Essex County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 22 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Physical Disability • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Asperger Syndrome • Cerebral Palsy • Down Syndrome • Multiple Sclerosis
Admission Information: 18-65 years. Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 22
Rooms with ensuite WC: 22
Facilities & Services: Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Alder House: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
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