ABOUT LOCAL CARE HOME - 6 DURLANDS ROAD
Durlands Road is a detached property in the Horndean area, offering registered residential accommodation for four individuals with a learning disability and additional needs. The people living at Durlands Road are all men who enjoy an active lifestyle.
The people living at Durlands Road enjoy busy days filled with opportunities such as football, trampolining, days out and much more.
The people living at Durlands Road have a variety of communication needs and different communication tools are used to support individuals to make their wishes known and take control of their lives.
Each individual is encouraged to be as independent as possible and help to look after their home.
The staff team at Durlands Road are very positive and encouraging, motivating each person to develop their skills and have a fulfilling and active lifestyle. Social opportunities and positive relationships with friends and family are also actively promoted.
The staff team are trained to support the wide range of interests of the people living in the home as well as the additional needs associated with learning disabilities, communication needs, epilepsy and autism. In addition the staff team have also been trained in NVCI (non violent crises intervention), Pica and MAKATON to meet individuals’ needs.
Durlands Road has a large open plan lounge and dining room. The activity/games room leading off from the dining room can also be used as a separate area to meet with family and friends. The large kitchen also offers a breakfast bar area and access to the back garden via a pathway along the side of the home. All the bedrooms at Durlands Road have en-suite shower facilities and the home also offers a separate bathroom for those who prefer to have a bath.
Durlands Road is set in a residential area in Horndean. The home is a short walking distance from a local parade of shops and the bus stop. The local football club is only down the road and the home is a short bus trip away from local colleges.