Kirk House is located in the heart of the community in Harraby with local shops nearby. The service has 21 ensuite rooms each with a kitchenette. Residents also have communal areas including a fully equipped kitchen, quiet areas, dining room, two living rooms and an activity room.
As with all of our services, our residents benefit from ‘The Northern Healthcare model of supported living’, with 24/7 support onsite and clinical input from our multi-disciplinary team.
The team at Kirk House provide 24/7 support for people with a variety of mental health conditions. Our residents come to us from a number of different pathways; they may need greater ‘step down’ support following a period in an acute hospital or forensic service. Our experienced multi-disciplinary team help our residents to achieve their next steps, from simple tasks such as dieting and budgeting to longer-term goals such as gaining employment. Find out more about our support model by clicking here.
"Thank you so much for allowing our researcher access to Kirk House; both persons and their family contacts have praised the support you have given to residents. A particular mention has been the therapeutic work carried out by yourselves to support the individuals in preparing for their future lives." - External Care ProfessionalDISCOVER MORE
"We are very overwhelmed with all the help and support you are giving to resident XX which will allow him to be as independent as he can. You all are amazing." - Resident Family MemberDISCOVER MORE
People's views and decisions about care were incorporated in their care plans. This helped staff to support people in a way that allowed people to have control over their lives. People told us, "I would recommend this service to other people. Staff help me with [name of activity] and help to keep me focused." (CQC Report 2021)
Our supported living services are full of activities with a busy calendar of group cooking classes, exercise, health and nutrition workshops, 1-2-1 time and occupational therapy to suit everyone’s needs and help our residents to reach their recovery goals. Highlights…
We caught up with Bruce Maclaren, who recently joined the Northern Healthcare team as Service Manager at Kirk House. What attracted you to apply to join the Northern Healthcare team? “Northern Healthcare actually reached out to me on LinkedIn! I…