Livingstone House

Potter Street, Harlow, Essex CM17 01279 641 112

Located in a residential area of Harlow, Livingstone House has seven single-occupancy bedrooms and a two-bedroom flat. We provide residential care and support for 19 adults aged 18 to 65, with a range of learning disabilities.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day
  • Long-term residential care and support
  • Secure door entry system and CCTV
  • Communal lounge, dining room, kitchen, activity room and garden

They are all very caring, I get on with all the staff.

Resident

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Location

Location

Within walking distance of local shops, bus routes and leisure facilities, and a short drive from Harlow train station and town centre.

Accommodation type

Accommodation type

Seven furnished single-occupancy bedrooms and a furnished two-bedroom flat, spread over four floors, with level access throughout the building. One flat also has a multi-sensory room. 

Communal areas

Communal areas

Lounges, dining room, kitchens, activity room, bathrooms, laundry room and garden.

Safety and security

Safety and security

Staff office on-site, CCTV and a secure door access system to ensure residents feel safe and secure.

Assistive technology

Assistive technology

Integrated emergency pull cord alarm system throughout and personal pendant alarm available. Bed sensors help residents to maintain independence.

Residents at Livingstone House

Care and support planning

Staff draw up a personalised care and support plan with residents using the Outcomes Star model. We can provide 24-hour residential care and support, including personal care, depending on individual needs.

Staff availability

Our highly-trained staff are on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week, giving residents peace of mind that support is always on-hand.

Tailored support, advice and assistance includes

  • Daily living skills
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Managing personal care and medication
  • Building confidence, resilience and self-esteem
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Developing hobbies and interests
  • Building positive relationships
  • Managing nutrition and hydration needs
  • Socialising and community involvement

Additional support services

Residents can choose to purchase an additional personal assistive technology package, providing additional confidence that support is always on-hand.

Livingstone House residents

In April 2018, we received an inspection report from ADASS (Association of Directors of Adult Social Services), which rated our service as ‘Excellent’. Areas reviewed included ‘Involvement and information’, ‘Personalised Care and Support’ and ‘Safeguarding and Safety’.

For more information about the care and support we provide, download the Livingstone House information leaflet (PDF 813KB). Alternatively, if you have any questions about the care and support services we provide, please contact us directly.

A resident with a staff member at Livingstone House.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a place at Livingstone House, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 to 65
  • Have a learning disability

How to apply

We accept referrals from all statutory and voluntary organisations, including those outside the local authority area.

All care and support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

 

I feel very safe here, it is my home now.

Resident

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