37.5 contracted hours per week.
Ashington House is a registered care home for adults with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours. The home is registered for 6 people and is mixed with males and females and is managed by Ms Prima Piquero and is part of Allied Care Ltd.
Ashington House is located in Worchester Park, Surrey and is situated on the main road that runs from Sutton to Kingston. This provides Ashington House with excellent transport links to both these neighbouring towns. The local mainline train station is a 10 minute walk from the home and there is a bus stop to Kingston opposite the home.
Ashington House offers a well-presented garden to the rear of the property and it has a dining room, lounge, kitchen, laundry facilities on the ground floor with a bathroom suitable for less mobile service users. There is also one bedroom on the ground floor. The first floor of the house has a main bathroom and sensory room along with the five bedrooms
Referrals are accepted from Social Services, private resources, NHS, service users’ families or a self-referral. On receiving referrals, the Home manager will request a care needs assessment and carry out a service assessment. All parties involved will be offered the opportunity to visit Ashington House at this stage.
Individuals wishing to live at Ashington House will benefit from a homely environment where the emphasis is placed on developing individuals’ skills through promoting independence with support from a fully trained staff team.
- 24/7 support from experienced and trained staff
- Individual care plans centred on promoting independence
- Focus on service user input
- Support to maintain existing family and friends relationships, whilst providing the opportunity to develop new ones
- A homely environment based upon service users different tastes
- A quality service inspected and regulated by CQC
- Comprehensive assessment based on individual needs
- Care packages that include all aspects of risk assessments and ensure appropriate care planning review
- Qualified and empathetic staff that receive regular training in all aspects of supporting individuals with learning disabilities, challenging behaviours and mental health needs
- In-house behaviour therapies and counselling for individuals who need that service
- Access to external agencies such as psychology, physiotherapy, Speech Language Therapy, Behavioural Analyst and Psychiatrists or appropriate day services as identified in care plans