Glen Garth House

    359 Abbey Road, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA13 9JY
    0122 987 1510

    • Disabled access
    • Ensuite room
    • Male & female residents

    Glen Garth House in Cumbria is an enhanced 24/7 supported living service for people living with a mental health diagnosis, mild learning disability or autism.

    Glen Garth House is in Barrow-in-Furness, a coastal and historic part of Cumbria. Located close to the centre of Barrow, there is easy access to shops, local amenities and public transport. The property’s traditional Edwardian architecture has been conserved whilst renovating the property which now consists of 17 bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom and ample communal spaces.

    As with all of our services, our residents benefit from ‘The Northern Healthcare model of enhanced supported living’, with 24/7 support onsite and clinical input from a Registered Mental Health Nurse and Occupational Therapist.

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    Referral Criteria

    • Male & female residents, aged 18+ who are willing to engage in recovery & social inclusion.
    • Can be on section 17 leave or if on forensic MHA section, on extended leave if approved by MOJ.
    • On admission residents must be stable on their current medication & medically fit.
    • We can support people with a diagnosed mental illness, mild learning disability or autistic spectrum disorder.
    • • The service is brought to you in partnership with Encircle Housing Association, referrals are assessed in partnership.

    For any questions regarding Glen Garth House, or to make a referral enquiry please get in touch.

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    What’s life like at Glen Garth House?

    Homely is the keyword visitors use to describe Glen Garth. There are a number of areas in which our residents can socialise, we have two shared kitchens, a snug lounge area and an activities area for our residents. In the summer our residents often make use of the outdoor space and our beautiful private garden is often used for BBQs and other activities.

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    “It’s just the people around me that are always there for me when I need a chat, and since I've been here I've been getting better and better.”

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    "I feel very safe living here. I trust the support workers a lot."

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    The Team

    Tracy Roberts-Tweddle
    Tracy Roberts-Tweddle

    Service Manager

    I am supported by a multi-disciplinary team which includes a Registered Mental Health Nurse, an Occupational Therapist and Support Workers. All residents are supported 24-hours by our dedicated team. Our residents also benefit from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy sessions.

    Tracy Roberts-Tweddle

    Our enhanced supported living model ensures that the quality of care that we provide is consistent

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    “People were supported to have maximum choice and control of their lives and staff supported them in the least restrictive way possible and in their best interests; the policies and systems in the service supported this practice.”

    Glen Garth House News & Events

    • Glen Garth House | Children in Need Fundraisers of the Year 2019

      Each year our services take part in a friendly competition to become Northern Healthcare's Children in Need Fundraisers of the Year 2019. Each service hosts a number of activities to raise funds and awareness for this extremely worth cause! This…

    • Life at Glen Garth House

      It's Grand National Day at Glen Garth | April 2021 Residents from Glen Garth enjoyed celebrating the Grand National this weekend. Service Manager Tracy: "Staff went above and beyond arranging hats, food and mocktails so that the residents had a…

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