Registered Manager: Richard Hannon
Newlands Home is a large 5 bedroomed detached property situated in a rural location in North Somerset.
The accommodation, which is fully centrally heated, consists of:
- A large lounge equipped with a TV, DVD player and Sky viewing
- A dining area
- A fully fitted kitchen
- Chill out room/cinema room with TV & Games consoles
- Three shared bathrooms/WC for the use of the Young People & staff
- Three Young People bedrooms
- Two staff bedrooms
- Games Room
- Large Garden
- Home Gym
Each young person has their own bedroom with privacy, subject to safeguarding for the young person’s safety and protection. All bedrooms are furnished with a single bed, bedding, study desk and lighting. Each room is provided with a television, storage space for clothing and safe storage for personal belongings. Any valuables belonging to the young person can be stored securely. Each room will have a lock and the young person will be responsible for the key to this and the upkeep of their room, with support from the home where required.
The home is located on the outskirts of a rural community which includes farmland, woodland and a small village, which is a short drive away, and has a small general store, small church, amongst small houses. The village has a frequent bus service.
The closest town is within 10 miles and offers facilities such as supermarkets, a train and bus station with regular transport links to many destinations, local Youth Clubs and Army cadets, a leisure centre and a fishing lake. It also offers many high street shops such as Game, Wilkinson’s and Boots, a shopping centre and retail park and a full range of fast-food establishments, restaurants and cafes.
Newlands has access to a range of outdoor activities, including;
- Walking on public footpaths that are clearly marked tracks or feature walks
- Swimming and sports at the leisure centre
- Parks and recreational grounds are available for ball games such as football and rugby
- Nature reserves
Children are encouraged to expand their experiences and staff are ambitious for children to develop their skills to be able to extend their social circles.
Children enjoy living in this home and are supported by a staff team whose members know them well.
Children are involved in their care planning and recording of documents, which is individualised to each of the children.
Staff receive bespoke training from the in-house clinical team to develop understanding and practice that is specific to the children in the home.