Burcot Brook, Burcot, Abingdon OX14 3DP
Situated by the market town of Abingdon in the Oxfordshire countryside, John Masefield House is a purpose-built, single-story home that can accommodate up to 22 adults with physical disabilities. A short drive from both Oxford and Reading, the home is located less than a mile away from Berinsfield, which offers a variety of local amenities including shops, a library, a swimming pool, a leisure centre and a medical centre.
John Masefield House delivers high quality care and nursing for adults with physical disabilities and complex needs. 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.
John Masefield 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: Jacob Lucas (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Oxfordshire County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 22 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Cerebral Palsy • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Speech Impairment • Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages from 18 to 65.
Single Rooms: 22
Rooms with ensuite WC: 21
Facilities & Services: Day Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • 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 John Masefield House: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
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