Locking Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 3EW
Felix House is a Recovery Pathway Service based in Weston-super-Mare that offers specialist nursing input over a 24 hour period.
Staff work in partnership, enabling up to eleven people with complex mental health needs to develop and maintain their independence, utilising a solutions focused approach to care and support.
The service is within walking distance of the seafront and benefits from a selection of local amenities nearby.
The service comprises of two adjoining Victorian properties which have been adapted and include:
• 11 spacious ensuite bedrooms
• A secluded garden with a fishpond and summerhouse
• Bright well-furnished communal areas
• Separate kitchen and dining room
• Educational activity room
• Off-road parking
Accommodation is arranged over the ground and first floors and has recently benefited from new double-glazed windows and a new roof, and is soon to have internal improvements such as a training kitchen fitted, enabling service users to learn basic cooking skills.
Support is person centred, thus enabling people to create their own meaningful occupation. This may include accessing the educational activity program that includes taster workshops such as:
• Nutrition and Hydration
• Life Skills
• Employment, Education and Training
or external projects such as:
• 10 week Bushcraft course.
• Computer courses
• Art therapy
As a Recovery Pathway service, support is person centred. Staff use the Recovery Star to evidence people regaining control of their lives. As a result of this outcomes-based approach, people are able to enjoy living in a therapeutic environment that aims to up skill the person, enabling them to achieve a positive move on to greater independence.
Group: Milestones Trust
Person in charge: Jessica Sherratt (Home Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: North Somerset District Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 13 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Mental Health Condition
Admission Information: Ages from 18 to 65.
Single Rooms: 13
Rooms with ensuite WC: 9
Facilities & Services: Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Felix House: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Felix House