Leigh on Sea, Essex
Kingston House is a friendly, homely residential service in Leigh on sea, near Southend for people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health issues and complex needs.
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Some of the people who live at Kingston may also express behaviours which others might find challenging.
On the pleasant Essex Coast, Kingston House has nice bedrooms across three floors and has a nurturing, caring home from home environment. The team at Kingston House take a person centred approach to support individual’s bespoke needs.
The focus is very much on inclusion and living a meaningful, fulfilling life. Person centred goals and achievements, big and small, are always encouraged as is greater independence and choice on a daily basis.
Individuals are supported to develop their daily living skills such as washing, shopping, cleaning and cooking which helps increase skills, confidence and self-esteem.
Lots of activities take place including cooking, arts and crafts, games nights, DVD nights and a whole host of themed, seasonal events and parties for all to enjoy. Family members and friends are always welcome to join us at events or visit on other occasions.
With good local and on-site transport, the team support individuals to enjoy all the leisure and social activities in nearby Southend which match their interests and goals. This includes swimming, bowling, visiting the beach and various activity clubs.
Some individuals also study English, Makaton, Arts and dance projects at the local college.
- Residential service for adults – male and female
- 9 bedrooms
- Wheelchair accessible
Call: 0808 223 5320
- Access to the local community
- En-suite bedrooms
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)
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Views & Opinions
“I am more than happy with the care and support here for [person]. The staff really know [person] needs very well.”Relative - Quote from CQC Report - December 2017
“The staff are very nice. The staff look after me.”Supported Individual _Quote from CQC Report - December 2017
I really like it here. I feel safe.Individual we support - quote from CQC inspection report - December 2017
Everything is in place to keep people safe. I have no concerns about my family member’s safety at Kingston House.Relative - quote from CQC inspection report - December 2017
The staff genuinely care, it’s not just a job to them.Relative – quote from CQC inspection report - December 2015
When I visit I feel like I am going from one family to another, the staff are very caring.Relative – quote from CQC inspection report - December 2015
What I really, really like is if we pop in on the off chance there is always a good welcome, an open door and a cup of tea. Staff are pleased to see us and it is never awkward.Relataive – quote from CQC inspection report - December 2015
The staff are supportive and always ask me what I want to do.Individual we support - quote from CQC inspection report - December 2015
You can’t fault the care the people get.Relative – quote from CQC inspection report - December 2015
The service is very person centered.Consensus colleague – quote from CQC inspection report - December 2015