Southwood House

Doddington Road, Wellingborough NN8 01933 276 473

Located in a residential area of Wellingborough, Southwood House provides residential care and support for up to 14 adults aged between 21 and 65, with a range of physical disabilities.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day
  • Long-term residential care home
  • Integrated and mobile assistive technology
  • Communal lounge, laundry room and garden

The staff do look after everyone very well.


The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the national independent regulator of all health and social care services in England. They inspect and monitor care homes, nursing homes and supported housing where personal care is provided and produce reports about them, to help you find a service that suits you.



Wellingborough, close to shops, restaurants, supermarkets, Northamptonshire College, parks and public transport connections.

Accommodation type

Accommodation type

12 one-bedroom flats and two two-bedroom flats over one floor. All flats have accessible kitchens and bathrooms, are let part-furnished and have level access throughout.

Communal areas

Communal areas

Lounge, laundry room and level-access 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 and door sensors help to maintain independence.

Outdoor patio at Southwood House

Care and support planning

Staff draw up a personalised care and support plan with residents using the Life 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 care, support and assistance includes

  • Daily living skills
  • Managing personal care and medication
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Dealing with correspondence
  • Socialising and community involvement
  • Positive behaviour management
  • Building positive relationships
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Developing hobbies and interests
  • Managing nutrition and hydration needs

Additional support services

Residents can purchase telecare technology to reduce their need for support whilst still feeling safe.

Care and Support


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

  • Be aged 21 to 65
  • Have a physical disability

How to apply

We accept referrals from Northampton County Council’s adult learning team. All care and support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.


Staff know what they are doing, they are quick to notice if I am not well.


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