Ashingham House is situated on the outskirts of Temple Ewell which is close to the coastal port of Dover. Due to its location, there is a thriving community and a range of tourist attractions both locally and within the surrounding areas of Ashford, Canterbury, Deal, and Folkestone. There is a bus stop outside the home and the train station within walking distance. The home is registered with Kent County Council as a preferred provider and with CQC as a residential home for the purpose of providing care to ten adults with a learning disability and associated needs. Ashingham House is currently home to 6 males aged between 36 – 77 years old, who have a range of conditions and needs requiring individualised and personalised care within a warm and friendly environment. There are 2 bedrooms on the ground floor and a further 7 bedrooms on the 1st floor. All bedrooms are fitted with a basin. The 1st floor has a bathroom and a wet room. The ground floor hosts a large lounge, a quiet lounge, and a dining room. The home has lovely enclosed gardens to the front & rear which are used to relax and have BBQ’s in the summer in a pleasant and safe environment.
Ashingham House is a large detached property situated in the picturesque village of Temple Ewell which is close to the coastal port of Dover; Ashingham House offers a service to adults who have been identified as having learning difficulties and may also have behaviours that challenge. The home provides twenty-four-hour staff support, and activities are available and planned to take into account each individual’s likes and dislikes as well as their level of abilities.
Our aim is to provide personalised care and support to each individual living within our accommodation. Ashingham House provides a range of support with personal care but does not provide nursing care in any capacity. Our aim is for service users to experience real, constructive outcomes, expressed through their lifestyle and to have opportunities for fulfilment, as a result of choosing to use the services we provide. We aim to help service users exercise the opportunity to select from a range of options in all aspects of their lives. We place the rights of our service users at the forefront of our philosophy of care. We seek to advance these rights in all aspects of the environment and service we provide and to encourage our service users to exercise their rights to the full. To ensure that at all times, services are provided which comply with the requirements of The Essential Standards of Quality and Safety, Health and Social Care Act 2008, Regulation 2009. In particular Regulations 12 & 15 of those Regulations.