Ivydene is a residential care home located in Southampton, supporting up to eight people with learning disabilities.
This spacious home is set across three floors and is fully wheelchair accessible throughout. On the ground floor, there is a large kitchen plus a lounge and dining room. There is also an accessible bathroom with overhead hoist.
Across the second and third floors, Ivydene has eight bedrooms. Each room has access to a shared wet room and can be accessed via the stairs or lift.
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 a slower pace of life and often get involved in arts and crafts, 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.