Crawley, West Sussex
Tushmore Lane close to Crawley, West Sussex is a small residential service supporting individuals with learning disabilities, autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, mental health issues and complex needs.
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With just four bedrooms it is homely and welcoming with a friendly team offering personalised support.
Tushmore Lane supports younger men aged 20 to 40 years who may also have a range of additional cognitive needs. With a modern, open plan layout it offers a home from home setting, with en-suite bedrooms and a large back garden.
There is a big focus on supporting greater independence and helping individuals to develop daily living skills, social and life skills. Shopping, cleaning their room, planning and cooking meals for themselves and others is all part of life for people living at Tushmore. There is always lots do around the service and individuals are encouraged to get involved as much as they can; helping out with gardening, cooking and arts and crafts. Some people attend local college courses to gain qualifications and others work in local shops and businesses.
Close to the large town of Crawley with its many amenities, individuals can enjoy shopping, cinema, parks, bowling, the football ground and any other activities of their choice. There are excellent transport links making it even easier for individuals to be active in the local community, as well as good links to London and Brighton. The team give as little or as much support needed to help people travel independently.
Regular events are held at Tushmore such as tea parties, themed parties and charity events where family and friends are always welcome.
- Residential service for adults – male & female
- 4 bedrooms with en-suites
- Wheelchair accessible
Call: 0808 223 5320
- Dining room
- En-suite bedrooms
- Pleasant gardens
We are 94.2% compliant across inspectorate bodies, CQC, Ofsted, The Care Inspectorate Wales and The Scottish Care Inspectorate for residential care (Figure stated as at November 2017)
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Views & Opinions
“It’s wonderful. They go beyond the call of duty. They go to the hospital during ward round so [person’s name] knows what’s happening when they return to Tushmore Lane.”Relative - Quote from CQC Report - February 2018
“[Person’s name] is learning important community skills. By living here [person’s name] is learning to get on.”Relative - Quote from CQC Report - February 2018
“Staff provide needs based care for [person’s name]; they bend over and backwards.”Relative - Quote from CQC Report - February 2018
“I phone them weekly and staff are very helpful. They paint a realistic picture of both good and bad days.”Relative - Quote from CQC Report - February 2018
“[Person’s name] does cooking and makes dinner (for the house) once or twice a week. They go and buy the ingredients and prepare their own meal when they want to.”Relative - Quote from CQC Report - February 2018
“Staff are very proactive in our advocacy role. If there are any big matters [Registered Manager] will get in touch”Consensus Colleague – Quote from CQC Report - February 2018
“[Registered manager] has a fantastic team there. They all work well together.”Relative - Quote from CQC Report - February 2018
This service has a lovely homely feel to it. It has three residents, supported by a fabulous staff team who make you feel extremely welcome and Karen the manager demonstrates excellent leadership skills. I have been to many social events organised by the service, as am known to the residents in a social capacity and cannot relay how much I have seen these three young gentleman develop in themselves, which shows what a fabulous job everyone is doing. The service is extremely person centred and it is evident within the home. Special thanks must go to Karen, Matt, David, James, Lisa, Debbie, Rosie and the residents for making the visits such an enjoyable one. I would highly recommend anybody looking for a placement (whether for themselves or others) to view Tushmore Lane and can guarantee you wont be disappointed!!!Phillip Harrison, Visitor to the Service
The home has great staff who are always there if someone needs them, they are all very independent but if they need help it’s available.Relative – quote from CQC inspection report - January 2015
The care and support plans are detailed and looked at monthly and updated if required. It is so important to get to know each person and understand them, so we are aware of what can distress or upset them and how we can defuse a situation, even sometimes without it happening.Consensus colleague – quote from CQC inspection report - January 2015
I have every confidence in all the staff that they provide the right support to everyone there.Relative – quote from CQC inspection report - January 2015
The home has provided a good living environment with appropriate care for the people who live there.Care professional – quote from CQC inspection report - January 2015
I like living here it’s nice, I can ask for support if I need it.Individual we support -- quote from CQC inspection report - January 2015
When my relative first went to live at Tushmore Lane they didn’t have many social skills, they have worked fantastically with them and they are doing so well.Relative – quote from CQC inspection report - January 2015
There is a good therapeutic relationship with the people. Staff put in a lot of effort for people to feel at home and are always accommodating.Care professional – quote from CQC inspection report - January 2015
People decide what they would like and there is always something going on. We join people on one to one activities if they would like us to, this could be going to watch a football match or going to the cinema.Consensus colleague – quote from CQC inspection report - January 2015
They are good and make sure people are matched who live at the home.Relative – quote from CQC inspection report - January 2015
The manager has a very good understanding of the people and creating an environment that is supportive and creative.Care professional – quote from CQC inspection report - January 2015
The staff are warm and welcoming. It is very much a family atmosphere and lovely to visit.Relative – quote from CQC inspection report - Janauary 2015