Deansbrook

Southminster, Essex

Deansbrook is an eight bedroom residential service in a quiet, rural area in Essex suitable for individuals with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs.

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The service is very experienced in supporting people who display behaviours that others may find challenging who need specialist support plans and interventions.

With a positive environment, the focus is on supporting greater independence and inclusion. Individuals often move to Deansbrook from more secure and restrictive environments and may have experienced placement breakdowns. Our aim is to support them in a less restrictive setting where they have choices around their day to day lives and can reintegrate into their local community.

The service consists of four individual two bedroom flat-lets in the main house, all with en-suites and separate lounges and there are also large communal spaces to encourage social interaction. There is an additional separate bungalow within the grounds.

The team maintain a very positive attitude and support individuals with very complex needs through a transitionary period in their lives. Transition is supported by a named key worker and is the start of the individual’s person centred plan.

Whilst in a rural area, people are supported to access the community daily for shopping and various leisure activities and some are supported to attend local colleges.

Emphasis is also placed on individuals having input into the running of the home and housekeeping tasks to build confidence and greater independence.

Residential Services

  • Residential service for adults – male and female
  • 8 bedrooms with en-suites
  • Wheelchair accessible

Call: 0808 223 5320
Email: enquiries@consensussupport.com

Facilities

  • Access to the local community
  • En-suite bedrooms
  • Flat
  • Ground floor
  • Pleasant gardens

We are 96% compliant across inspectorate bodies, CQC, Ofsted, The Care Inspectorate Wales and The Scottish Care Inspectorate for residential care (Figure stated as at October 2019)

 

Read more about how people we support are achieving success at Deansbrook

Views & Opinions

“The food is great here, I do help shopping for food, also like going to cafes, and having fish and chips at the Mariana.”

Supported Individual – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – July 2019

“The staff know my ways. I have a good relationship with staff.”

Supported Individual – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – July 2019

“I go to the park, I enjoy walking in the park and having picnics. I also like going to coffee shops, listening to magic radio, I like the 70’s and 80’s music and movie nights. There is also a disco in Colchester tonight if I want to go.”

Supported Individual – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – July 2019

“I can’t fault this staff team, in terms of the empathy and care they have, I can go home and have complete trust in these guys who have people’s best interests at heart, even new staff have taken on the value mind set.”

Consensus Colleague – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – July 2019

“From support worker to manager we are provided with opportunities to develop. I have been supported to complete a management qualification, as a stepping stone to develop into managerial role.”

Consensus Colleague – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – July 2019

“Staff morale is good, we work as a team and pull together.”

Consensus Colleague – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – July 2019

“I know the carers look after my [Person], they are aware of the impact other people have on [Person], but they manage situations well.”

Relative – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – July 2019

“The carers are young and lovely, and treat [Person] as an equal, they talk with them like they are one of them, we, the family are all very happy with the care and support they receive.”

Relative – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – July 2019

“We are very pleased as a family with the support [Person] gets, they are always clean and tidy and well looked after. They are treated as a normal person, as are all the people there.”

Relative – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – July 2019

“I have no concerns, or safeguarding issues regarding this service. The service reports all safeguarding concerns to the relevant authorities and always share safeguarding concerns with me as their link nurse.”

Community Nurse Practitioner – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – July 2019

“I am satisfied that the care they provide to everyone in this service is of a high standard. The care team have good knowledge and understanding of people’s needs. The registered manager and behavioural support therapist are good at request discussions with the consultant psychiatrist and community nurse practitioners where they have concerns about people using the service.”

Community Nurse Practitioner – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – July 2019