Our staff team at Lowther Road are fully trained and experienced in working with people with a range of complex needs associated with their learning disability. This includes supporting autistic people and also individuals who have epilepsy, mobility difficulties and Down’s syndrome.
A person-centred approach is an integral part of everyday life at 35 Lowther Road; our residents are encouraged to take an active part in the planning of their days and attend meaningful activities that they have chosen. Families and friends are encouraged to visit and there is a real homely atmosphere.
It is approximately one mile from Bournemouth with its range of shops, leisure amenities and beaches. Bus stops and a train station are both within a mile so transport links to the wider Dorset area and beyond is very easy. Here you will find a whole host of areas to explore and experience.
Also, the famous Jurassic Coast of the Purbecks, market towns such as Dorchester and the beautiful New Forest are all within easy reach.
The people we support access a variety of community based activities to support their development. There is a vehicle based at the house and good public transport networks close by.
The home is suitable for a young adult moving out of children’s services/residential school for the first time, who requires support to develop independent living skills. Resulting in a more independent future.
Our home is a four bed detached house situated in a cul-de-sac in a quiet residential area. We have a large kitchen diner which encourages social interaction at meal times, four bedrooms – all with en-suite bathrooms (three bedrooms on the first floor and one on the ground floor) as well as a ‘quiet room’.
The ground floor rooms, conservatory and garden are fully accessible to those with additional mobility needs. Complementary therapy, massage, arts, crafts, relaxation and sensory sessions are available in-house on a daily basis.
There are lots of activities that our residents take part in, these include: horse riding, sailing, canoeing, sports, art groups, social clubs, cinema, bowling, courses at local colleges -and more!