The Meadows

Anstey Way, Instow, North Devon
Telephone: 01271 861124
Fax: 01271 861124
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Kerry Turton (Home Manager)


The Meadows is situated on the picturesque North Devon coast in the quaint fishing village of Instow, a two minute walk takes you to the fishing harbour and local shops.

The moors and seaside resorts of Devon are all within an easy commute, with the beautiful county of Cornwall with all of its attractions close by. The house is a large detached property set in extensive private grounds.

Overview of the service

The Meadows 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.

The service offered at The Meadows is a high quality residential care service, full day care, activity based and person led.

The Meadows offers a learning disability and forensic service, providing 24-hour care and support for adults, that has been specifically designed to meet the needs and aspirations of individuals who have forensic histories, or who are considered at serious risk of offending or re-offending.

We are able to accommodate both short-term and longer-term placements.

Service User Profile

  • Male and Female
  • Younger adults (18 – 65)
  • Primary diagnosis of learning disability
  • May have forensic histories
  • May have dual diagnosis
  • May have complex needs
  • May display challenging behaviours


  • High standard of accommodation throughout
  • Transportation in the form of the home's own people carriers
  • 14 well-furnished en suite bedrooms decorated to individual tastes (4 on ground-floor)
  • Attractive shared communal facilities
  • Extensive grounds (incorporating a large well-maintained enclosed rear garden with patio, a large front lawn, on-site car parking)

Professional input

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

Further information

For further information on The Meadows in Instow, North Devon, to arrange a visit to the home or discuss a potential referral in confidence, please contact the Home Manager.

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