Situated in Armagh, Northern Ireland, Priory Adult Care’s Desart Mews will officially open in Summer 2020. Registered with the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA), this new residential service will provide support for six adults with a range of complex needs. This includes a learning disability, mental health needs, physical disability or sensory impairment.
Desart Mews is a purpose-built, single-storey bungalow located within the grounds of another Priory Adult Care specialist residential service called Apple Mews.
Our services at a glance
The services and facilities provided at Desart Mews will include:
A modern, spacious and homely bungalow which is easily accessible
6 spacious double bedrooms with en-suite wet rooms, which residents are encouraged to decorate and personalise
Large ground floor communal areas, including a dining room, lounges and an activity room
An experienced, caring and supportive staff team, including an activities co-ordinator
Person-centred care plans to meet each individual's needs, interests and hobbies
Access to daily activities including arts, music, education, sensory, physical and outdoor activities
A focus on developing each individual's independence and life skills
Food and meals prepared on-site and catered for modified or supplemented diets
A convenient location close to a range of amenities, including pubs, cinemas, cafes, swimming pools and good public transport links
Living at Desart Mews
Our dedicated leadership team at Desart Mews will work with individuals, their social workers and existing placements, to carry out rigorous assessments and carefully plan transitions to ensure placements are successful.
This ‘robust’ service brings together the best qualities of a ‘local’ service, with the support and expertise of an established and well-respected service provider.
Our aim is to develop life and community skills, enabling the people we support to successfully live in their own home in the future, where possible.
The service is close to local amenities and public transport, offering many outdoor activities nearby for individuals to enjoy. This includes horse riding, outdoor gyms, walking trails, leisure centres, ten-pin bowling and theatres, as well as a number of major shopping malls with a diverse range of shops, restaurants and cafes.
Achieving positive outcomes
By encouraging people to take control and have belief in their potential, we can make positive outcomes a reality for everyone, regardless of age or presumed ability.
We create pathways that support individuals through residential to community living, delivering measurable results for both NHS Trust funders/commissioners and the people who use our services. This, paired with our personalisation agenda, enables us to help the people we support to lead fulfilled, independent lives. By working together, we can make a real and lasting difference.