Oaklands Dimples Lane, Garstang, Preston PR3 1UA
Situated by the market town of Garstang in Lancashire, Oaklands is a Victorian house that can accommodate up to 30 adults with physical disabilities.
With private access to the tow path, the home is next to the Lancaster canal and is within walking distance of all the local amenities in Garstang including shops, pubs and restaurants.
Oaklands 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.
Oaklands 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: Diane Solon (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Lancashire County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 30 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Physical Disability • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Cerebral Palsy • Head/Brain Injury • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus • Stroke
Admission Information: Physically Disabled 18-65. Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 30
Rooms with ensuite WC: 0
Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Oaklands: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.