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Rosebank Lodge

Specialism: Rosebank is a residential home supporting young adults with learning disabilities who may also have associated complex behavioural needs, epilepsy and or autism. Staff are trained in the use of PECS communication tools.

Type of Service: Residential

Details of Vacancy: Rosebank Lodge is full.

Age Range: 18 - 65 years

Current Profile of Service: Rosebank is a large detached house situated in Merton. We provide 24 hour support to adults with learning disabilities, in a very relaxed and homely setting. Support is tailored to reflect individual need with a focus on developing independent living skills and the possible future pathways to supported living.

Hours Provided: 24 hours a day shared support; including night support.

Focus of Service: Our aim is to support and educate individuals by enabling and empowering them to take greater control over their lives and to make their own decisions and choices. We support each individual to take advantage of opportunities available both at home and in the wider community, to maximise independence, to learn new or improve on existing skills, to achieve their goals and lead a life that is full and enjoyable, in the way most meaningful to them.

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Communal areas are spacious, with a large U-shaped lounge, dining room and visitors’ room. Facilities in the garden include a fully equipped sensory cabin, trampoline and basketball hoop. Service users have access to the communal kitchen while those in the home’s self-contained bedsits and flat have support to access their own kitchens. The home also has a lift so the service is fully accessible.

The home is located close to local shops, cafes and pubs and there is a tram link a couple of minutes walk away offering a service between New Addington and Wimbledon. There is also rail station at Mitcham Junction while the London Underground tube station at Morden is a five-minute drive away.

Each service user has an individual activity plan tailored around their likes and dislikes to ensure that they participate in meaningful activities, both within the home and in the community. Staff can also look into any other activities that someone wants to take part in that are not currently on offer.

We will promote the opportunity for life skills training to enable people to move from residential care onto supported living. Promotion of communication for users with autism and or communication needs. We promote use of pictorial aids, communication passports, audio communication systems and where required will involve speech and language therapist.

Local resources include the Canons Leisure Centre which has a swimming pool – including use for disabled people – and a gym. Residents also attend Mencap Social Club in Croydon and enjoy their weekly disco.

James a CQC registered manager has worked in social care for over 10 years. He has Level 4 NVQ in social care and Level 4 NVQ in Leadership and Management for Care Services (LMCS).

The team at Rosebank have just over 100 years of collective care experience, and the majority have worked at Rosebank Lodge for 6 years, since the service opened. The team have worked in varying fields, including learning disabilities, mental health, substance misuse and care of the elderly. Staff members come from educational backgrounds, with staff having degrees in psychology, physiotherapy, business and sociology. The manager supports the team to develop person centred care plans, ensuring that care is tailored to each individual. Service users also have effective health action plans, ensuring people’s health is the best that it can be. The staff work to empower the people who live at Rosebank Lodge to live their lives through ambition, choice and control.

Golden chocolates help us to celebrate retaining Investors in People ‘gold’

Staff around The Regard Group have been celebrating achieving ‘Gold’ with golden chocolate and more than 30 winning tickets for ‘golden moments’.

Rosebank host their annual summer barbecue in the sunshine

Our staff team at Rosebank, our residential service in Mitcham recently organised and hosted their annual summer barbecue.

Fund-raising picnic with friends and family at Rosebank is a great success

Last week, Rosebank Lodge, our residential service in Mitcham held a picnic as part of Regard’s ‘Big Picnic Fortnight’.

Purple Day success and positive feedback at Rosebank Lodge

Rosebank Lodge, our residential service in Mitcham, held a purple day event last week in aid of Epilepsy action, raising a total of £81.

Sisterly love triumphs over anxiety for Donjeta from Rosebank Lodge

Donjeta, from our Rosebank Lodge residential care service in Mitcham, is a young woman with learning difficulties who is enjoying a happier lifestyle thanks to support from her sister and a specialist behaviour psychologist who teamed up to help her be better understood.

Contact Rosebank Lodge

  • 82-84 Mitcham Park, Mitcham, Surrey CR4 4EJ
  • 0208 646 7754
  • 0208 646 8967
  • Service Manager: James Gwabya
  • Regional Manager: Maarten Vegting 07889631617
  • Area Director: Mark Penney: 07747866611

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