Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NE
Situated on the bank of the River Ness in Inverness, Cheshire House is a modern, single-storey home that can accommodate up to 16 young adults with physical disabilities. Cheshire House is a transition service and each resident has their own individual flat with a lounge, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. Within walking distance from Inverness city centre, residents have access to a variety of local amenities including restaurants, pubs, and health and leisure facilities.
Champion House delivers high-quality care for adults with physical disabilities and complex needs. Regulated by the Care Inspectorate for Scotland, 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.
Cheshire 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: Freda Murray (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Highland Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 16 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Cerebral Palsy • Huntington's Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus • Stroke
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 16
Rooms with ensuite WC: 16
Facilities & Services: Respite Care • 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 Inspectorate* Report on Cheshire House: click here
* Care Inspectorate is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Scotland.
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Cheshire House