Cheddar Road, Axbridge BS26 2DW
St Michael’s is a three storey home that can accommodate up to 36 adults with physical disabilities. Situated in Axbridge, Somerset, the service sits at the foot of the Mendip Hills and is surrounded by countryside. There is also a range of local amenities available to residents, including local shops, pubs, restaurants and a community hall. Also nearby is the Somerset coast, Cheddar Gorge and Weston-super-Mare.
St Michael’s 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.
St Michael’s 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: Helen Bond (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Somerset County 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 • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Cerebral Palsy • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Neuropathic • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 36
Rooms with ensuite WC: 4
Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Bar/Cafe on premises • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on St Michaels: 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 St Michaels