Lucas Lane, Hitchin SG5 2JB
Situated in the historic market town of Hitchin, No. 1 Lavender Fields is a modern, purpose-built home that can accommodate up to 10 young adults with physical disabilities.
The service provides nursing care and transition to more independent living and most of the residents go to college, have jobs or engage in apprenticeships. Hitchin offers a large variety of local amenities including shops, pubs, restaurants, entertainment and leisure facilities.
No. 1 Lavender Fields delivers high quality care and nursing for young adults with physical 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.
No. 1 Lavender Fields 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.
Group: Leonard Cheshire Disability
Person in charge: Juliette Harman (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Hertfordshire County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 10 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Physical Disability • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Cerebral Palsy • Head/Brain Injury • Muscular Dystrophy • Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus
Admission Information: Ages from 16 to 24.
Single Rooms: 10
Rooms with ensuite WC: 10
Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Physiotherapy • Own Furniture if required • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on 1 Lavender Fields: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
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