Buckfield House has well trained and experienced staff who can support people with autism, dual diagnosis of autism andlearning disability with challenging behaviour, and othercomplex needs. The staff team are friendly, conscientious and very committed to supporting the people in their care to live happy, meaningful lives. Staffing levels are assessed and maintained according to the individual needs of the people we support.
Each member of the team has comprehensive training in all aspects of their work, some are listed below:
Senses and autism
Mental Health and autism
Autism specific training(centred on each individual)
Communication needs of someone autistic
Basic food hygiene
Health and safety
Record keeping and Report Writing
Equality and Diversity
Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty
Behaviour Management Support
Other Foundation and Specialised Training (where appropriate)
Buckfield House is situated on the outskirts of the market town of Leominster with its beautiful priory church. There are supermarkets and specialist shops, a hospital, GP and dental services, sports, leisure and educational facilities as well as a bus terminal and main-line rail station which connects to Shrewsbury, London Paddington and the Midlands. Access to the motorway network is via junction 2 of the M50 or J7 of the M5, both around 45 minutes drive away.
A substantial and beautifully proportioned home with an abundance of period features in a light and spacious property. The safe garden covers approximately one acre. Accommodation comprises:
Two reception rooms
Visitors and disabled toilet
Six bedrooms (all with en-suite bath/shower or wet rooms)
Sensory and therapeutic services:
Sensory sessions and Snoezelen can be accessed locally
There are many mature and protected trees with expansive lawn areas and a planned sensory garden. There is also ample parking for vehicles.