Chepstow House

Old Maids Walk, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 5HB
Telephone: 01989 566027
Fax: 01989 766200
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Sally-GillsonMs. Sally Gillson (Home Manager)
Sally has over 15 years experience as a Manager within the LD sector. Sally is extremely passionate in both residential and specialist care for people with Learning Disabilities and is particularly interested in advocacy services. Sally's main aim now is to lead the team at Chepstow House and to offer first class support to all its service users.

Location

Chepstow House is situated in a quiet residential area approximately ½ mile from Ross-on-Wye town centre. The house is a large well-furbished detached property, standing in its own grounds, within easy walking distance of a wide range of shops and the local park.

Overlooking the River Wye, the historic market town of Ross-on-Wye offers a lively town centre with a wide range of local amenities and strong transport links to Gloucester, Hereford and the Forest of Dean.

Overview of the service

Chepstow House is a specialist residential home for up to 14 adults with learning disabilities who may also have a dual diagnosis (including mental health problems or Autistic Spectrum Disorders) and additional complex needs.

Whilst we are able to accommodate both short-term and longer-term placements for younger adults, the specialism of our skilled and experienced staff team lies in achieving positive outcomes, and a sense of security and predictability, for older individuals placed in our care on a longer-term basis.

Further assisting our ability to offer tailored care and support, the physical environment of Chepstow House is divided into two distinct living areas, the smaller of which has been purposefully designed for individuals who are more likely to exhibit challenging behaviours from time to time.

Service User Profile

  • Male or female
  • Younger adults (18-65) and older adults (over 65)
  • Primary diagnosis of learning disability
  • May have dual diagnosis
  • May have complex needs
  • May display challenging behaviours

Facilities

  • High standard of accommodation throughout
  • Ground-floor fully accessible to those with limited mobility
  • Stair lift
  • Transportation in the form of the home's own people carrier and car
  • 14 well-furnished bedrooms, 2 of which have en suite facilities, decorated to individual tastes (8 ground floor bedrooms)
  • 2 distinct living areas
  • Attractive and spacious shared communal facilities (2 lounges, 2 dining rooms, 2 kitchens, 2 toilets and 3 bathrooms)
  • Staff call system
  • Large accessible front garden, laid to lawn, with patio area

Professional input

  • In-house psychiatry support
  • Access to psychology input as required
  • Community Learning Disability Team involvement

Further information

For further information on Chepstow House in Ross-on-Wye, to arrange a visit to the home or discuss a potential referral in confidence, please contact the Home Manager.

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