White House is a large, detached house near the village of Datchet, four miles east of Slough town centre. The home’s 35 staff provide 24-hour care and support for up to nine men and women of varying ages with moderate to severe learning disabilities, autism, communication difficulties and associated complex needs.
Accommodation is over two floors, with two single bedrooms on the ground floor and five upstairs. Additionally, the home has two separate, self-contained annexes for people enjoy the opportunity to participate in group activities, but find it challenging to live closely with others.
Communal space includes two lounges for relaxation and leisure, a shared kitchen, dining room and laundry. Patio doors lead from the dining room into spacious and attractive side gardens, where there is a summer house used for quieter activities and computer sessions. Beyond the garden is a large orchard with three dedicated day service facilities, where residents can participate in a range of sensory activities, arts and craft, gardening and use gym and fitness equipment.
Residents are encouraged to socialise and get involved, and the home has a lively, welcoming atmosphere. People take part in activities throughout the week and there are plenty of local amenities to take advantage of. The home has two vehicles for local travel, and regular leisure, recreational and educational activities in the community.