Rowan House

Brentwood, Essex

Rowan House near Brentwood is a friendly, homely residential service for people with learning disabilities and complex needs, including Angelman Syndrome.


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The individuals we support may also express behaviours which others might find challenging. Situated in the pleasant Essex countryside, Rowan House has six bedrooms across two floors.

There is a nurturing, caring, positive environment with a real home from home feel. The team ensure a flexible and proactive approach and are dedicated to meeting the needs of the individuals they support. Many have worked at the home for a long period of time and are also very supportive of their colleagues as well as the people we support.

The focus is very much on inclusion and enjoying interests. Person centred goals and achievements, big and small, are always encouraged as is greater independence and choice on a daily basis. Individuals are encouraged to do as much as possible for themselves in all aspects of daily living such as cleaning and shopping, to increase confidence and support greater independence.

Lots of activities take place within the home including baking, arts and crafts, music, discos and sensory play. With good transport links and transport facilities on site, the team also support individuals to enjoy local leisure activities which match their interests and goals such as swimming, trampolining and attending the local college.

Support plans are regularly reviewed to ensure that people are living their life in the way they wish to and enjoying activities of their choice.

Visits from family and friends are actively encouraged.

Residential Services

  • Residential service for adults – male and female
  • 6 bedrooms
  • Wheelchair accessible

Call: 0808 223 5320


  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Bright lounge
  • Dining room
  • En-suite bedrooms
  • Pleasant gardens
  • Swing

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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Nicola Cooch, Manager - Rowan House


Views & Opinions

“A nice, friendly and homely atmosphere.”

Relative - Quote from CQC Inspection Report - June 2017

“[Person] is happy and settled and that’s the most important thing.”

Relative - Quote from CQC Inspection Report - June 2017

“The staff really know people well and carry out everything we say. The staff are consistent which is key. They have a wealth of knowledge about people and they take them to their health appointments. When I visit the service they always ask to see my ID Badge, even though I have been there before. I can’t praise them enough.”

Health Professional - Quote from CQC Inspection Report- June 2017

“I am happy and [Person] is as well.”

Relative - Quote from CQC Inspection Report - June 2017

“[Person] is happy and the staff understand them.”

Relative - Quote from CQC Inspection Report - June 2017