Douglas Close is a large three bedroom bungalow in a residential area on the outskirts of Guildford called Jacobs Well, which enjoys many local facilities and all the facilities of Guildford and Woking town.
Public transport is on our doorstep to either location, and the bus journey is a direct route of fifteen minutes to either Guildford or Woking. Railway links are close by in Guildford and Woking.
The home has a five seater car and is available for service user use.
Jacobs Well is a residential area with a thriving community, There are local shops five minutes’ walk away with a post office, hairdresser and pub. The local sports centre, Guildford Spectrum is a ten-minute drive. There is a social club and a village hall five minutes away which service users can access. One service user attends Lockwood Day Centre - a five-minute drive away. Current service users access the local Bellfield’s church Saint Peters, which is Anglican in domination and attend Guildford Cathedral which is Catholic in domination.
Service users are very much part of the community and are members of the Jacobs Well Village Association and neighbourhood watch. The local vicar, priest, policeman, shop keepers and neighbours are all friends with members of the household. Jacobs Well is a very involved and supportive community.
Douglas Close is a spacious detached bungalow surrounded by a large garden with boundary hedges and screening trees for privacy. The entrance to the home has a ramp with rails for disabled access. The home has an open plan communal area of sitting room and dining room with a view out on to a patio back garden. There is a studio room adjacent to this area which has been utilised for service user activities and get-togethers - the studio room is now undergoing re-decoration.
The main kitchen is large and open plan adjacent to the sitting room with all relevant facilities. There is a utility room off the kitchen area and a small bathroom with shower. There is also a smaller toilet and shower area.
Bedroom 1 is a large sized single room with the main bathroom adjacent. Bedrooms 2 &3 are large single rooms with patio doors leading out to the rear of the garden. There is a ramp for disabled access leading of both these bedrooms. All bedrooms are wheelchair accessible.
The home is equipped with adaptive toileting equipment if required, bed and chair raisers, grab rails and hallway hand rails in all relevant locations throughout the building and there is a hoist on site if this is required.
The home is well staffed with a long term team in situ, who have wide ranging experience working with older and younger adults with learning disabilities. The team have experience of supporting care provision to service users with a wide range of needs.
The home is staffed over the 24 hour period with disturbed Sleepover Support in place.
Range of support:
- Learning Disabilities
- Autistic Spectrum Disorder
- Physical Disability Support
- Mental Health Support
- Dementia Support
- Sensory Impairment
- Epilepsy Support
- Management of Diabetes Support
- Multiple Diagnoses