Ivydene supports eight people with learning disabilities in the Portswood area of Southampton.
The people living at Ivydene are aged late 40s to early 80s and the home is well equipped to provide care for people as they become older. Those living at Ivydene enjoy crafts, music and chatting as well as accessing local day centres, other personalised activities and day trips.
The staff team is very positive and encourage personalised activity schedules, community involvement and skill maintenance in day-to-day tasks and household activities as well as personal interests and hobbies.
Social opportunities and positive relationships with friends and family are also actively promoted.
The accommodation is spread over three floors. The ground floor has a large kitchen, lounge, dining area and a sun room which offers a separate area for the various crafts enjoyed by the people living in the home.
There is a ground floor bathroom with overhead hoist and a first floor wet room which can be accessed via the lift or stairs. We have a wheelchair accessible vehicle.