Agate House, Woburn Street, Ampthill, Bedford MK45 2HX
Agate House is a purpose-built, single storey home that can accommodate up to 36 physically disabled adults. Situated in Ampthill, the service is close to a variety of local amenities including; pubs, cafes, parks, sports facilities and a local college.
Agate House delivers high quality care and nursing for adults with physical disabilities. 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.
Agate 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: Karen Stallwood (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Central Bedfordshire Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 36 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Physical Disability • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Head/Brain Injury • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Parkinson's Disease • Stroke
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 36
Rooms with ensuite WC: 36
Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • 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 Agate House: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
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