82 Park Street is located in Trowbridge, in the county town of Wiltshire, and offers residential support for four males and females. We are located on a residential street, close to the town centre and amenities.
Our team are dedicated to improving the health, happiness and wellbeing of the people we support. We are focused on building positive outcomes for everyone. Some of our residents see this as their home for life, whereas others aspire to move on to more independent living, which we support and encourage.
We can support people with:
- A learning disability
- Mental health needs
- Difficulties with communication
- Mild to moderate behaviours that challenge
Our approach to support
Everyone who lives at 82 Park Street has their own person-centred care plan, which is co-produced with input from the individual, their family members and professionals involved in their care. We aim to help everyone in our care to make their own choices about the support they receive. This may include support in a number of areas, such as going out in the community, maintaining contact with family and friends, social opportunities, holidays, and real work opportunities.
We also have support from a community multidisciplinary team (MDT), including positive behaviour support (PBS), psychology and psychiatry. In addition, we use tools such as the Outcomes Star™ to support our residents to achieve their goals.
The lengths of the placements that we offer at 82 Park Street can be transitional, short-term/respite, medium or long-term residential, depending on the needs of each person.
Everyone who lives at 82 Park Street has their own personalised activities planner and are encouraged to take part in activities which are meaningful and fulfilling to them. Our dedicated team organise a variety of activities at the home, as well as out in the community.
We focus on supporting our residents to grow their independence. For some people, this may mean developing their daily living skills within the home. For others, this could be accessing work or educational opportunities in the local community.
Our highly experienced team consists of a service manager, deputy manager, and support workers. Our team receives specialist staff training, designed to meet the needs of each individual we support. This includes:
- Makaton training
- Epilepsy awareness training
- Diabetes management training
- PROACT-SCIPr-UK® training
- PBS training
“I really like living here because I get to choose my own activities and feel more independent.”
Person supported by Park Street
Our facilities and environment
82 Park Street is a large, semi-detached Victorian property, set over three storeys. It is situated on a residential street, close to the town centre and local amenities. We offer bedrooms, located over two floors, as well as spacious living areas. All of our bedrooms are comfortable, welcoming and can be personalised to individual tastes. Each bedroom has its own en-suite facilities, containing either a shower, a bath or a wet room.
We offer access to a church hall, next to one of our nearby sister homes, that provides additional space and activity rooms such as a sensory room, music area, arts and crafts facilities, and a kitchen. Here, we also have an allotment with chickens.
In summary, we offer:
- A spacious lounge and dining room
- Utility room
We also have a lovely garden, complete with a lawn, patio, communal seating and a swing chair.
The local area
Our home is situated close to the town centre, with easy access to amenities such as: supermarkets, shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs, GP and dentistry surgeries, a post office, local college, parks, a library, and a cinema. In addition, we close to various nature reserves and attractions of interest within Wiltshire, and within driving distance of seaside resorts.
We also have excellent transport links. We are a 10-minute walk from the train station, which has good links to nearby cities such as Bath, Bristol, Swindon and Salisbury. There are also numerous bus stops close by, which provide access to other Wiltshire towns, villages and cities.