Sussex Avenue

Sussex Avenue, Canterbury CT11 01227 785 270

Sussex Avenue has six bedrooms spread across two attached bungalows: The Oaks and The Willows. We provide care and support for adults aged 18 to 65, who have a range of learning and physical disabilities. Our kind and caring team help residents achieve good emotional health and improve their wellbeing and quality of life.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day
  • Long-term supported housing with care
  • Integrated and mobile assistive technology
  • Communal lounge, kitchen, dining room and sensory room
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A residential area on the outskirts of Canterbury, within walking distance of shops, leisure facilities and public transport links.

Accommodation type

Accommodation type

Six bedrooms spread across two attached, self-contained bungalows. There is WiFi in all communal areas.

Communal areas

Communal areas

A lounge, accessible kitchen, dining room, activity room, sensory room, accessible bathroom and level-access garden.

Safety and security

Safety and security

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

Assistive technology

Assistive technology

Integrated emergency pull cord alarm system throughout and personal pendant alarm available. A hoist system, bed sensors and door sensors help to maintain 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 helping them to identify their needs and aspirations. We can provide 24-hour 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 and managing a tenancy
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Dealing with correspondence
  • Building positive relationships
  • Managing personal care and medication
  • Developing hobbies and interests
  • Managing nutrition and hydration needs
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Signposting and accessing other services

Additional support services

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

Lounge area with hoist at Sussex Avenue

Further information

For more details, download the Sussex Avenue information Sussex Avenue information leaflet (PDF 866KB). Alternatively, if you have any questions about the care and support services we provide, please contact us at Sussex Avenue 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.

Kitchen area at Sussex Avenue


To be eligible for a place at Sussex Avenue, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 to 65
  • Have a learning disability or a physical disability

How to apply

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

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