Dashwood House

2a Dashwood Road, Banbury OX16 01295 256 353

Set in the heart of Banbury, newly refurbished Dashwood House has 8 self-contained, one-bedroomed flats. We provide support for people aged 18+ with learning disabilities and autism, encouraging them to develop their skills and live as independently as possible.

At a glance

  • Long-term supported housing 
  • Newly refurbished in 2021
  • Communal facilities including a lounge and garden



Within walking distance of supermarkets, shops, nurseries, Banbury College, GPs and dentists, as well as public transport links to Bicester and Oxford. Nearby leisure facilities include a cinema, an arts centre and a bowling alley.

Accommodation type

Accommodation type

8 part-furnished, one-bedroomed flats.

Communal areas

Communal areas

A lounge and small garden area.

Safety and security

Safety and security

Staff office on-site, CCTV and a secure door access system to ensure residents’ safety and security.

Tenancy agreement

Rental agreement type

All flats are let on an assured shorthold tenancy.

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Wi-Fi is available to all residents in communal areas.

Support planning

Everyone is supported to achieve greater independence. Staff draw up a personalised support plan with residents using the Life Star model, to help them achieve their aims and goals. Staff support residents to manage and improve their personal safety and improve social, emotional and mental wellbeing.

Staff availability

Our highly-trained staff are on-site, and their hours of work vary between 7:30am – 10:30pm. There is an overnight concierge service seven days a week, should residents require any further assistance.

Tailored support, advice and assistance includes

  • Maintaining a tenancy
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Daily living skills
  • Managing appropriate behaviour and good communication
  • Dealing with correspondence
  • Socialising and community involvement
  • Accessing education, training and employment
  • Signposting and accessing other services

For more details, download the Dashwood House leaflet (PDF 115KB). Alternatively if you have any questions about the support services we provide, please contact us at Dashwood House directly.


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

  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Have a learning disability and/or autism as their primary support need

How to apply

We accept referrals from Oxfordshire County Council’s learning disability, autism and specialist mental health brokerage team. To apply, email LDandMHBrokerage@oxfordshire.gov.uk. All support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

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