Encombe

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Specialisms

  • Dementia Care
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Old Age (65 years+)
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Respite Care
  • Under 65 years
  • Younger Adults (18 - 25)

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Encombe provides short-term respite care breaks for up to 8 adults ages 18-65 and 65+ and up to two children (age 16-18 years) who have learning disabilities and may have additional complex needs. This could include physical disabilities, dementia, complex health needs, complex behaviour and autism. This facility is registered as a Care Home with the CQC (Care Quality Commission).

Encombe, Encompass' Respite Care Facility, comprises of 8 single bedrooms and 1 self-contained flat (no kitchen), with a separate lounge and dining room. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities and there are also separate toilet and washing facilities provided on both floors of the house. A lift allows free access to both floors. To the rear of the house is a pleasant courtyard, accessed by ramps, which is regularly used for a variety of recreational and leisure pursuits.

The service is available throughout the year on a planned but flexible basis for people with a learning disability who live in the Dorset area. Stays may be arranged from an occasional overnight to regular planned breaks. Private self-funded referrals are also accepted following assessment of support needs to ensure all requirements can be met.

Please do give us a ring to organise coming to see Encombe and to meet our Home Manager. We would be delighted to spend time finding out about yours or your loved ones care needs and share information on the care we provide.

Encombe, 5 Prince Of Wales Road
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1PW

01305 235603

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Encombe

CQC ratings

  • Safe - Good
  • Effective - Good
  • Caring - Good
  • Responsive - Good
  • Well-led - Good

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