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Living at The Whitby Scheme

The Whitby Scheme is situated in the picturesque seaside town of Whitby and consists of:

  • Abbey House
  • Anchor House
  • Haven House
  • Endeavour House

Anchor House and Haven House are located on the seafront and all are close to the town centre and local amenities. We provide opportunities for our residents to participate in a wide variety of community based activities including college courses, employment and social interests.

Our team of experts

The Whitby Scheme is staff­ed 24 hours a day by experienced and dedicated staff­ who are selected for the qualities and skills they bring to achieve the positive outcomes the people we support require. 1:1 support is available if needed and if identified.

All sta­ff receive ongoing extensive training in a wide range of subjects and are supported by Priory Adult Care’s team of in-house quality development advisors who are experts in their fields.

The Whitby Scheme has solid relationships in place with the local community mental health team and the learning disability service, and works in close partnership with them.

Independence skills 

At The Whitby Scheme, every resident is actively supported to care for themselves. The skills each individual will develop include:

  • Budgeting
  • Cooking
  • Housekeeping
  • Managing their own medication
  • Personal care
  • Shopping

We also help people to rebuild their confidence by encouraging and supporting them to access a variety of community based activities and work placements.

Leisure activities

With good transport links to the nearby areas of Scarborough, Middleborough and York, there is the opportunity for the people we support to get involved in activities in and out of the service. This includes:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Bowling
  • Cinema
  • Dance and drama classes
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Local discos
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • Walking