2 St Paul's Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 4AF
Situated in the seaside-town of Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, Birnbeck House is a three-story Edwardian home that can accommodate up to 13 adults with learning disabilities. The home is just a short distance from the beach, promenade and town centre, which offers a variety of local amenities including shops, restaurants, cafes, theatres, libraries and leisure facilities.
Birnbeck House delivers high quality care for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs 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.
Birnbeck House 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: Sarah Granger (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: North Somerset District Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 13 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability • Old Age • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Asperger Syndrome • Autism/ASD • Down Syndrome
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 13
Rooms with ensuite WC: 4
Facilities & Services: Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Stairlift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Birnbeck House: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
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