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We are currently accepting referrals for the following services. To apply for support call 0800 028 28 15 or fill out our quick form.

 

Registered care

Lower Robin Hood Lane

Walderslade, Kent
Only available to people funded by: Medway Council
CQC rating = Good (27/10/16). View the report.

Robin Hood Lane supports 5 people within this bungalow. The large back garden has been planted with sensory flowers and herbs, and there is a greenhouse and small area for planting vegetables. Communal areas include lounge, kitchen and conservatory.

We encourage people to go out into the community and there is a bus stop just outside. We often use the hydrotherapy pool at Strood sports and leisure centre and we enjoy trips out to the theatres in Chatham and Maidstone. One of our favourite trips is on the Kingfisher boat to go on the Romney and Hythe steam train. We provide 24 hours support and wake-in night staff are available.

Robin Hood Lane brochure | Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

 

Tunbury Avenue

Chatham, Kent
CQC rating = Good (February 2016).
View the report.

Tunbury Avenue is a large bungalow supporting 4 adults with learning disabilities. Set on one level, the property is fully accessible. Residents have their own bedroom and share communal rooms such as kitchen, dining room and lounge. There is a large, well-maintained garden with patio.

Tunbury Avenue is located in a residential area. With a large supermarket 10 minutes’ drive away, the property has good transport links into Chatham and Maidstone.
We regularly check the service for quality, so that you receive the best possible support. This service is also checked by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our current CQC rating is good.

Tunbury Avenue brochure (PDF) | Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

Sussex Avenue

Canterbury, Kent
Only available to people funded by: Kent County Council

CQC rating = Good (14 January 2017)

Sussex Avenue is a purpose-built bungalow supporting 10 adults with multiple physical and learning disabilities. The bungalow has two communal lounges, two dining areas and a sensory stimulation room.

With 10 private bedrooms, the bungalow is equipped with two assisted bathrooms with overhead hoists , two shower rooms and additional toilets.

Situated within easy reach of the town centre, Sussex Avenue is also close to all other local shops and community facilities. You will receive 24 hours support and we also provide wake-in night staff.

Sussex Avenue brochure | Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

Benham Lodge

Gravesend, Kent
CQC rating = Registered in September 2016 - not inspected yet. View the listing.

Benham Lodge provides 24-hour support for 9 individuals. This large double-fronted detached house is wheelchair accessible and is situated in a busy residential area in Gravesend and is close to the main bus routes going to Dartford and Bluewater.
Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

The Haven

Gillingham, Kent
Only available to people funded by: Medway Council

CQC rating = Good (06/09/16). View the report.

The Haven is both a registered care home which provides 24-hour residential care for 4 adults with learning disabilities and supported living for 3 individuals with learning disabilities. 

The registered and supported living elements of the service are delivered separately within the same building. There are good local transport networks.

The Haven brochure | Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

 

Samuel Close

Woolwich, Kent
Only available to people funded by: Royal Borough of Greenwich

CQC rating = Good (02/03/16). View the report.

Samuel Close is a spacious purpose built single floor building with wheelchair access providing registered care accommodation for 16 adults with learning disabilities. The service is situated in a residential area, with good transport links and access to local community resources.

Samuel Close brochure | Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

 

Whitstable Road

Canterbury, Kent
Only available to people funded by: Kent County Council

CQC rating = Good (29/10/16). View the report.

Whitstable Road is a large detached property with a secluded walled garden providing 24 hour registered care for 6 adults with learning disabilities. Close to the city centre and within walking distance of local shops, with good transport links and community access.

Whitstable Road brochure | Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15


 

Supported Living

Howard Goble House  Photo of Howard Goble House

Sidcup, Kent

Available to people funded by the London Borough of Bexley only.

Howard Goble House is a purpose-built residential service that opened in 2006. The unit contains registered care support as well as supported living. This vacancy is within the supported living model of support. There are 10 self-contained flats in the unit. People will be supported to live more independently.

Howard Goble House brochure (PDF) | Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15 

 

Plantation Road

Gillingham, Kent

Photo of Plantation Road

This 2-bedroom bungalow is set in a quiet residential area. The property benefits from an open plan kitchen, lounge/diner, wet room with shower and another separate bathroom with bath. There is a lovely garden, which is a good size and very well kept. The property is fully accessible, with access via the rear for wheelchair users.

"It is very homely here and staff will provide you with personalised support, and can support you with activities that match your interests." Kathryn Allison, Team Leader

This services provides 24 hours support with a waking night.

Plantation Road brochure | Apply online | Apply by phone on 0800 028 28 15


Polder HousePhoto fo front of the flats

Gillingham, Kent

Polder House supports 5 people with learning disabilities. Each tenant will have their own flat, with lounge/diner, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. The open plan design and lift makes the property accessible. We have vacancies on the ground floor and second floor. The flats are provided unfurnished, except for white goods, which are provided by Advance Housing (landlord).

Tenants from Polder House benefit from a great location, within walking distance of restaurants, shops, cafes, Medway Park swimming and sports centre and Great Lines park.

We provide sleep-in support, which is shared amongst the other tenants. We regularly check the service for quality, so that you receive the best possible support. 

Polder house brochure (PDF) | Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

Carholme Road

Catford, London
Available to people who are eligible for funding through their local authority or who are self-funded

Carholme Road provides individual supported living accommodation for 4 adults with learning disabilities. Good transport links and access to local amenities support increased independence and access to local community resources. Sleep-in staff are available if needed.

Carholme Road brochure (PDF) | Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

Wheelock Close

Belvedere, Kent
Only available to people funded by: London Borough of Bexley
This modern purpose-built property has 7 self-contained flats, with communal areas. The building is wheelchair accessible and has a lift. There is also a large garden (split into 3 areas). There are good transport links, with Barnehurst train station being the closest.

Staff are on hand between 8am and 7pm daily and on-call support is available outside of these hours. You will be assessed to the level of support you need.

Wheelock brochure | Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

Willington Street

Maidstone, Kent
Willington Street is a supported living service for 3 adults with learning disabilities. Situated close to Maidstone town centre and Mote Park, the property is a short walk away from local shops. You will be assessed on the level of support you need, which will vary dependent on the person. Staff will support you to make your own decisions and choices. You will benefit from a support plan that will focus on increasing your life skills and independence. Support plan reviews take place at least twice a year and you will be fully involved in setting your own goals for your future. We will support you to develop independent living skills and to fully participate in your local community.

Willington Street brochureApply online Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

 

Mill House

Maidstone, Kent

This vacancy is also available to people who live outside of Kent

Mill House image

Mill House is a newly developed supported living service for adults aged 18+. Mill House has 7 spacious and modern self-contained flats. Each flat has a new kitchen, lounge/dining room and bathroom with bath or shower. There is a small communal garden and patio area and a lift, making it fully accessible. 

For more information, visit our Mill House page (includes more photographs).

Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15 | Download the leaflet

   

Devon Gardens

Birchington, Kent
Only available to people funded by: Kent County Council
This is a spacious property supporting 6 adults with learning disabilities. Originally 2 properties, Devon Gardens contains 6 bedrooms and communal areas. These include 2 bathrooms, lounge, dining room, laundry room and a good sized garden.

Devon Gardens brochure | Apply online Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

 

The Haven

Gillingham, Kent
Only available to people funded by: Medway Council
The Haven is both a registered care home which provides 24-hour residential care for 4 adults with learning disabilities and supported living for 3 individuals with learning disabilities. The building is owned by DGSM yourChoice.

The registered and supported living elements of the service are delivered separately within the same building. There are good local transport networks.

The Haven | Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

Birnam Square

Maidstone, Kent
Only available to people funded by: Kent County Council
Birnam Square offers people greater independence with a tenancy and support hours. Support is dependent on assessed hours. Birnam Square is situated in Maidstone town centre and close to all transport links.

Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

Gravel Hill Close

Bexleyheath, Kent
Only available to people funded by: London Borough of Bexley
Gravel Hill Close is a 2 bedroom large property set within the local community. Close to the A2 and with excellent transport links, this property is fully accessible with large garden that includes a ramp that leads to the bottom of the garden. The new tenant will have a good-sized bedroom and sole use of the bathroom. There are communal areas on the ground floor and include a lounge, kitchen and dining room. The lift in the dining room leads up to the one of the bedrooms. We will support the tenant 24hours with sleep-in support.

Apply online | Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

 

Wadeville Close

Belvedere, Kent
Only available to people funded by: London Borough of Bexley
Wadeville Close provides supported living accommodation within 5 properties supporting a number of adults with learning disabilities. There are good transport links and access to local community resources. The service benefits from a large communal garden.

Wadeville Close brochure (PDF) | Apply online Apply by phone 0800 028 28 15

 

 

 

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