Drawbridge House

Chilton Street, Somerset TA6 01278 457 461

Set in a quiet, residential area of Bridgwater, Drawbridge House has eight fully-furnished bedrooms in a shared house. We provide personal care and support for adults aged 18 to 65, with a range of learning disabilities, encouraging them to develop their skills and live as independently as possible.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day
  • Long-term supported housing with care
  • Communal facilities including a lounge, kitchen, bathroom and garden

 

You get the support you need. I'm pretty independent but the staff are about if you want them.

Resident

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.

Location

Location

Bridgwater, close to shops, leisure facilities and public transport links.

Accommodation type

Accommodation type

Eight fully-furnished bedrooms in a shared house.

Communal areas

Communal areas

A lounge with TV, kitchen, bathroom, laundry room and garden. Wi-Fi is available throughout.

Safety and security

Safety and security

Staff office on-site, CCTV and a secure door access system to ensure Drawbridge House is a safe and secure place to live.

Assistive technology

Assistive technology

Personal pendant alarms are available, to support independence.

Tenancy agreement

Rental agreement type

All apartments are let on an assured shorthold tenancy agreement.

Care and support planning

Staff draw up a personalised care and support plan with residents using the Life Star model

Staff availability

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

Tailored support, advice and assistance includes

  • Daily living skills
  • Maintaining a tenancy
  • Managing personal care and medication
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Building positive relationships
  • Managing nutrition and hydration needs
  • Developing hobbies and interests
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Signposting and accessing other services

Additional support services

Residents can purchase telecare technology to reduce their need for support whilst still feeling safe. We also provide follow-on support when residents move on to live independently.

Drawbridge House bedroom interior

For more details, download the Drawbridge House information leaflet (PDF 428KB).

Alternatively, if you have any questions about the personal care and support services we provide, please contact us directly.

We would be delighted to offer you advice or arrange an informal visit so you can see first-hand the excellent services and facilities we have to offer.

Eligibility

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

  • Be aged 18 to 65
  • Have a learning disability as their primary care need

How to apply

To apply, please complete the enquiry form below and ask for an application form. We also accept referrals from Somerset County Council and Sedgemoor District Council. All care and support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

Drawbridge House kitchen interior

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Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities. Images used on our website and literature may be representative and are for illustration purposes only.

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