Beechmount is a residential home that provides support for eight individuals with learning disabilities ranging from moderate to severe complex disabilities with some behavioural support needs. Support is also given to individuals with autism, epilepsy and mental health.
Beechmount has a friendly and welcoming environment with each individual’s needs being met using a person-centred approach. Everyone has two named keyworkers to support them with daily living skills and achieving their own personal goals.
Some of the activities we currently enjoy include right to dance, zumba, ten pin bowling, volunteer work, and college. Spiritual choices are also recognised and individuals are supported to attend.
The residents of Beechmount hold meetings on a monthly basis to discuss things that are important to them including ideas for new activities, meals and social outings.
Beechmount is situated mid-way along Ulundi road in Johnstone, with the town centre close by which allows for easy access to local facilities such as churches, leisure centres, health centres, shops, banks and parks.
There are good transport links and the people we support often use the local bus service or the train. There is also a company vehicle that is accessible to all residents we support.
Beechmount has three levels, compromising of two ground floor bedrooms, two middle floor bedrooms and four upstairs bedrooms.
All rooms on the ground floor are wheelchair accessible and each person has their bedroom decorated to suit their own personal preference.
Complementing the bedrooms there are several communal areas including a lounge, kitchen/dining room, bathroom and toilets both upstairs and downstairs.
There is a large mature garden with patio areas with plenty of scope for social activities, barbeques and sensory needs.
Our staff work in a way that reflects the needs of the people we support ensuring a high quality service at all times and all staff are aware of how to communicate with each individual using their preferred method.
The staff complete service specific training and a comprehensive induction relating to the individual needs of the residents we support.