141 Chesswood Road, Worthing BN11 2AE
Situated in a residential area of Worthing in West Sussex, Ashwood is a detached Victorian house that can accommodate up to 8 adults with learning disabilities. The service is close to the seaside, just a short walk from Worthing town centre owith access to all the local amenities including shops, cafes, restaurants and leisure facilities.
Ashwood 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.
Ashwood enables 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: Simon Phillips (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: West Sussex County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 8 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability
Specialist Care Categories: Asperger Syndrome • Autism/ASD • Down Syndrome • Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilties
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 6
Shared Rooms: 1
Rooms with ensuite WC: 0
Facilities & Services: 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 • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Television point in own room
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Ashwood: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.