Holland House is situated in the old village of Corby, Northamptonshire and provides a specialist residential service for adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS).
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Recently refurbished, the service provides a comfortable home for four individuals. All bedrooms are en-suite and there is a pleasant lounge, dinning room and outdoor seating area.
With a person centred approach, the focus is very much on supporting individual’s bespoke needs and helping them to live a meaningful, fulfilling life. The team actively encourage people to enjoy activities and hobbies of their choice within the local community, as independently as possible. This includes attending the gym, swimming pool, cinema, ten pin bowling and being part of the community.
There are good links to public transport with a train station and bus route a short walk away and the service also has its own transport.
Individuals are involved in the running of the home whether it be re-decorating, helping with the weekly shopping or suggesting menu choices.
Developing daily living skills such as cooking and cleaning is also a key focus to help build confidence and greater independence and the team also support people to manage their finances.
Local work and volunteer opportunities are actively encouraged and many individuals also actively raise funds for local charities.
There are regular parties and open days at Holland House, which individuals enjoy planning and hosting.
Family and friends always receive a warm welcome.
- Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) Service
- Residential service for adults – male and female
- 4 bedrooms with en-suites
Call: 0808 223 5320
- Access to the local community
- Dining room
- En-suite bedrooms
- Pleasant gardens
- Work opportunities
We are 94% compliant across inspectorate bodies, CQC, Ofsted, The Care Inspectorate Wales and The Scottish Care Inspectorate for residential care (Figure stated as at June 2020)
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Views & Opinions
“Moving to live at Holland House was truly life changing, it was the best decision we (meaning the person and the family) ever made. The staff specialise in caring for people with PWS, [Name] now gets the specialist support they need. We can’t thank all the staff enough, [Name] now has an excellent quality of life.”Relative – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – December 2019
“The transformation in [Name’s] quality of life is absolutely incredible, [Name] was almost housebound, they had significant life-threatening healthcare needs before moving to the home. The fantastic support [Name] has received has quite literally saved their life. [Name] now leads a very full and active lifestyle. [Name] loves horses and now goes horse riding and they join in with the numerous activities that are provided.”Relative – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – December 2019
“[Name] is so much more relaxed now, they always have 1-1 staff support when they go outside of the home. I have no qualms at all about their safety.”Relative – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – December 2019
“The staff are fantastic, they are extremely skilled in caring for people with PWS, [Name’s] quality of life has improved dramatically since moving into the home. The staff go with [Name] to all their health appointments and they always provide feedback to us.”Relative – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – December 2019
“[Name] needs to have tight controls in place to limit their access to food. The kitchen is kept locked, and this gives [Name] peace of mind that the temptation to overeat is removed.”Relative – Quote from CQC Inspection Report – December 2019
“The staff always ask before applying my creams (prescribed cream). I don’t mind, I suppose they have to ask for my consent first.”Supported Individual – Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2019
“The staff respect my choices, they never do anything without asking me first.”Supported Individual – Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2019
“I love it here, it’s much quieter, the last place I lived at was too noisy and it was making me feel depressed.”Supported Individual – Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2019
“I can’t thank the staff enough for all the support they have given me, I have lost (amount of weight) and it has changed my life completely, I am so happy, I have made new friends and get out and about, I exercise now which is something I couldn’t do before.”Supported Individual – Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2019
“I absolutely love working here, it’s very rewarding seeing people achieve their dreams. I have worked in other care homes and they were nothing like this. The [Registered manager] and the management genuinely care about making life better for these guys.”Consensus Colleague – Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2019
“All the guys here are very in to pop music they have been to so many concerts it’s hard to keep track.”Consensus Colleague – Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2019
“[Registered manager] always makes time for us, if we have anything we need to discuss, she is always willing to listen and give advice.”Consensus Colleague – Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2019