Elmsmead provides support for twelve individuals with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism, mobility issues and associated high care needs.
Our aims are to provide a warm, welcoming and open environment and to enable the residents to live as ordinary a life as possible, learning and developing new skills and experiencing new opportunities. We pride ourselves on enabling choice and treating each person as an individual. We apply a person centred approach to all aspects of support to ensure that each person can live as independent and high quality life as possible. We offer people the opportunity to attend local colleges and voluntary groups and are getting involve in local events.
We work with a range of external medical professionals, occupational therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists. Staff have the knowledge and experience to support individuals with severe challenging behaviour.
Elmsmead is a victorian twelve bedroom house. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities and can be adapted and personalised according to individual needs and tastes.
There are spacious shared areas, including two lounges, two dining area and a kitchen, which is available for everyone to use with supervision and support.
Elmsmead has a heated indoor swimming pool and we also have access to the facilities at other local Voyage services, which include sensory rooms and an art room. All rooms are tastefully decorated and maintained to a very high standard. The service is set in mature gardens with a vegetable patch and lawn.
The service is situated on the outskirts of the county town of Taunton and is a ten minute walk from the town centre, where there are numerous shops and amenities. There is a bus stop nearby.
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|Car Park Facilities|
|Telephone in Bedroom|
|TV in Bedroom|
|Mental Health Support|
|Young Adults (18 - 25)|
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