Tenby House

    286 Abbey Road, Barrow, LA13 9JN
    01229 666003

    • Male & female adults (18+)
    • Room only

    Supported Living Barrow-in-Furness

    Tenby House House in Cumbria is a 24/7 supported living service for people living with a mental health diagnosis, learning disability or autism.

    Once home to the hairy bikers, Tenby House offers individuals a homely environment to live in and is located in a historic part of Barrow-In-Furness. The Edwardian building offers a spacious shared kitchen and lovely lounge area for all to enjoy.

    Located close to the centre of Barrow, there is easy access to shops, local amenities and public transport. The people we support benefit from ‘The Northern Healthcare model of supported living’, with 24/7 support onsite and clinical input from our multi-disciplinary team.

    The team provide 24/7 support for people with a variety of mental health conditions. The people we support 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 individuals to achieve their next steps, from simple tasks such as cooking and budgeting to longer-term goals such as gaining employment.

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    Referral Criteria

    • Male & female adults, 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 individuals 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 Tenby House, or to make a referral enquiry please get in touch.

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    What’s life like at Tenby House?

    Homely is the keyword visitors use to describe Tenby House. There are a number of areas in which the people we support can socialise, we have a beautiful large kitchen, a lounge area and an activities area. In the summer we often make use of the outdoor space. Our beautiful private garden is often used for gardening and other activities.

    Group of people celebrating jubilee

    “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.”


    Our supported living model ensures consistency in the quality of our care

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    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)

    Tenby House News & Events

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      Life at Tenby House

      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…

    • The Northern Healthcare Team are Supporting Mental Health Awareness Week 

      It is clear to see the impact COVID-19 is having, and will continue to have, on people’s wellbeing and mental health, especially for those with an existing mental health diagnosis. Unfortunately, the number of people who are suffering with their…

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