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Park House

The service is able to support individuals from the age of 17 as part of a transitional model of support we promote at Regard. In each case we would work closely with all parties to ensure an agreed approach is put in place to help an individual make that transition in to adulthood a positive one.

Specialism: Supported living service for young people with learning disabilities and or autism in transition from residential college, foster care or the family home.

Details of vacancy: One large room on the second floor becoming available

Age range: 18 - 30 years

Current profile of service: Park House is a large semi-detached house within walking distance of the seafront and Weymouth town centre. The service is decorated to a high standard and has seven bedrooms with a large kitchen diner with a separate utility area. The service has a lounge plus large private garden which is the social hub of the service.

Hours provided: Staff are available 24 hours a day, including a sleep in night staff member. This service would suit people moving from residential care or their family home.

Focus of service: Promoting independence and supporting young people to access further education, employment, social and recreational activities. Person-centred transition plans are developed for each individual to develop their budgeting skills and to become more independent in all areas of their lives.

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Park House is a large semi-detached house within walking distance of the seafront and Weymouth town centre. The service has a bright feel with plenty of communal space with areas to socialise and areas to relax. With the summer months approaching the enclosed gardens will once again become the social hub for the people living at Park House.

Everyone living at Park House will be actively involved in all decisions in relation to the running of their home and their personal life. Individuals are involved in:

• Staff matching

• Quality checking and health and safety

• Changes to the living environment

• Development of service delivery

• Self-assessment through person-centred planning

• Integration with the local community, including support to take on part-time work, either paid or voluntary.

We have experience of supporting people with direct payments, self-directed support, personal budgets, individual service funds and privately funded individuals.

Steve Harvey has just taken over at Park house and is keen to share his 10 years of care knowledge and skills to his team. Steve has completed his NVQ 2 and 3 in health and social care and has just completed his Diploma 5 in management. Steve has always worked with individuals with learning disabilities and associated challenging behaviours and thrives to get the best out of the people he supports to fulfil a rewarding life and to develop new goals.

Steve has a small but experienced team at Park house and all the staff are currently enrolled on their health and social care diplomas whether 2 or 3. Everybody at Park house are passionate about their work and get a real feeling of satisfaction when accessing the community and reaching goals with the individuals they are supporting. Park house are just about to introduce possibly three new tenants and along with recruiting new staff it’s an exciting time for Steve and his team to keep Park house thriving and moving forward.

Park House ‘rock out’ during their summer picnic to raise money for YoungMinds

Park House, one of our supported living care services in Weymouth, took part in Regard’s company-wide ‘Big Picnic Fortnight’ event to help raise money and awareness for our voted charity of the year YoungMinds.

The team at Park House ‘drive up’ the excitement for Lee on his birthday

A young autistic man who spent the first 19 years of his life in residential care is celebrating the first anniversary of living independently.

Investors in People Gold tea party celebrations at Park House

We were delighted to learn that we have been awarded the prestigious Gold Investors In People standard and decided to celebrate by holding a company-wide ‘Gold Tea Party’ in all of our Regard services on 30th September.

Park House - A home from home for young people with learning disabilities

A new service to provide homes for up to seven young adults with disabilities to live in the community has opened in Weymouth. Park House is aimed at people who wish to make the transition from residential schools, colleges, or family home and live independently for the first time.

Contact Park House

  • 01305 830331
  • 01305 814731
  • Service Manager: Steven Harvey
  • Locality Manager: Kerry Libby - 07739 939899
  • Locality Manager: Neil Cole - Tel: 07525951066

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