77 The Causeway, Potters Bar EN6 5HL
Desborough Care specialises in care and support for adults with a learning disability, including autistic spectrum disorders. The home, The Firs, is a family run specialist service.
The company's approach is based around breaking down barriers and promoting independence, with a professional team taking pride in an open and honest service. Adults are supported in getting more active in the local community, through positive partnerships with relatives and other professionals.
With a homely and stimulating living environment, The Firs is ideal for person-centered care and empowering individuals, working to reduce the stress and anxieties that clients might otherwise find challenging.
Owner: Sean McInerney
Person in charge: Sean McInerney (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Hertfordshire County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 9 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability
Specialist Care Categories: Asperger Syndrome • Autism/ASD • Down Syndrome • Epilepsy • Prader-Willi Syndrome
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 9
Rooms with ensuite WC: 9
Facilities & Services: Independent Living Training • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Gardens for residents • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
The Firs, Potters Bar is situated in Hertfordshire, within easy reach of London, Essex, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.
By Road, within 10 minutes of junction 24 on the M25 and 15 minutes from junction 3 on the A1(M).
By Rail, Potters Bar station is served by mainline services from London Kings Cross and Moorgate and well connected via Stevenage and Cambridge to the rest of the country. The station is just over 1 mile away from The Firs
The Firs has a private secure car park
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on The Firs: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.