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Hawthorn House - A safe and supported home environment for adults with a learning disability or autism

Staffordshire County Council services
This service is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Offering high quality care in a residential environment for up to 29 adults with a Learning Disability and/ or Autism. We specialise in supporting adults with a moderate to severe learning disability who may also have a range of complex physical needs, health needs or behaviours that challenge. 

Our Purpose

Staffordshire County Council are a provider of social care services for adults with a learning disability and autism. We specialise in supporting adults with complex needs, profound and multiple learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge. Our mission is to provide opportunities and choice so that individuals can thrive, and our vision is to be leaders in creating a future where people with complex needs can thrive.

We know how important a home is. It is important for people to feel safe and cared for when they can't live independently anymore. 

Our Approach

Our priority is for our residents to feel at home at Hawthorn House. We provide person-centred care, ensuring residents are comfortable, safe and have an excellent quality of life. We provide high quality training to our staff and pride ourselves on the quality of our care and support. Our staff retention is excellent and provides consistency for our residents.  

We have excellent relationships with dedicated medical professionals supporting us including GP's, District Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Chiropodist, Optician, Safeguarding Team and our local Community Learning Disability Team. We offer complex specialist care and can support palliative/end of life should this arise.

The service is currently rated 'Good' in all areas by the Care Quality Commission.

What We Offer

Hawthorn House is a purpose built residence surrounded by large gardens making it the perfect setting to live. The home is set in an ideal location in a quiet residential area, close to local amenities and within walking distance to the beautiful cathedral city of Lichfield.

Our highly skilled, experienced staff are trained in all aspects of care and have a minimum of NVQ level II in Care. Each resident has an allocated link worker for day-to-day support, backed by an assigned member of the management team. We have 24 hour management on site.

Hawthorn House's catering team provide individual specific diets for all our residents, from a health and choice perspective. Our domestic and maintenance teams provide a clean and well presented environment. 

Next Steps

If you would like to know more about this service for yourself or a loved one, please contact us on the details below.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Suzanne Morris
Telephone
01543 252211
E-mail
ssdhawt@staffordshire.gov.uk
Website
Adult learning disability services - Staffordshire County Council
Facebook
Staffordshire Learning Disability Facebook page

Where to go

Name
Hawthorn House
Address
Burton Old Road West
Lichfield
Staffordshire
Postcode
WS13 6EN Get Directions (This link opens in a new tab)

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

The referral route into the service is via the individuals allocated or duty social worker.

DBS Checks

Have staff or volunteers been DBS (CRB) checked?
Yes
CQC Specialisms
Learning disabilities
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