A specialist community-based service with nursing for people with a learning disability and those who have autism.
Kingswood House is part of our learning disability and autism division and is a registered care service with nursing which embraces and balances the management of risk with comfort, homeliness, dignity, respect, and choice. The service is for individuals with a learning disability, people who have autism or those with sensory and communication impairments. We are specialists in working with complex needs and behaviours which challenge services.
More information about Kingswood House
The unique building design at Kingswood House provides six bespoke single person apartments and communal spaces including, lounges, dining room and laundry. Each apartment has its own lounge/diner and bedroom with ensuite wet room. There is also an enclosed shared garden for service users to enjoy. The service is designed for those individuals who require a high level of support to live within a community setting, stepping down from hospital or children’s services, or stepping up, from a community placement to avoid an inappropriate hospital admission. The service aims to support people to return to their family or home area.
Kingswood House is situated in the heart of the local community within walking distance of a range of local amenities which includes, shops, leisure, and primary care facilities.
Person-centred care includes the following:
- Individually tailored support
- Strengths based approach.
- Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
- Staff trained in responding to behaviours that are seen as challenging.
- Access to meaningful activity, including vocational and educational opportunities.
- Development of independent living skills and community engagement
- A strong emphasis on safeguarding
- Access to independent advocacy
- Strong multi-agency and family partnerships to ensure a holistic package of care and pathway.
- Supporting individuals to achieve their personal goals and aspirations.
- Enhanced quality of life
- Greater choice, control, and independence
- Social inclusion through active community engagement
- Reduction of risk and behaviours seen as challenging
- Supporting individuals to access mainstream health services leading to a healthy wellbeing.
- Improved self-esteem and self-worth