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. The properties traditional Edwardian architecture has been conserved whilst renovating the property. The service now consists of 17 bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom and ample communal spaces. Located close to the centre of Barrow, there is easy access to shops, local amenities and public transport.
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.
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. Our beautiful private garden is often used for BBQs and other activities.
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.
“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.”
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