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Learning Disability support
… in A Unique Setting

Abbey Care Learning Disability supported living forms part of Abbey Care Village, located in the beautiful village of Scorton, near Richmond North Yorkshire. The complex is set in seven acres, with private gardens and abundance of space.

Our Learning Disability support service is set in Gwendolyn House.

Gwendolyn House is made up of 36 accommodation units, all of which are finished to the highest quality. Each unit, has bedroom, ensuite facilities, living room, and kitchenette. The house is on 2 levels, ground and first, with full lift access, and offers kitchen and living communal facilities in addition to an individuals personal accommodation.

Clients have as a full short term assured tenancy agreement.

The Team
We are proud of all our team members, our skilled and experienced in supporting clients with range of mental health conditions. Our approach and ethos is built on principles of learning disability star, all support is built on clear and agreed outcomes and goals, based on tailored, individual programmes that are centred on the individual and the level and type of support they need.

Support staff are committed to maintaining the health, wellbeing and dignity of each client, who has their own named support worker.

Our Services

  1. Companionship – offering support, friendship and emotional encouragement
  2. Personal care and individual support needs
  3. Support with medication
  4. Household tasks- Housework, laundry, cooking and shopping
  5. Help with household administration – paying bills, developing skills to maintain tenancy
  6. Promoting involvement in their community and developing a wider network of support
  7. Social activities – such as shopping trips, swimming, cinema, sports, walking, trips to the coast

Finances & Costs
Cost as broken down into accommodation, with additional costs if prepared meals and laundry service are required. Support costs are calculated on individual bases, dependent on hours required. We pride ourselves on providing high quality accommodation and support at reasonable, clear and transparent costs. So please Get in touch to find out more.

Direct Payments
If you have been assessed as needing care services, you may be offered direct payments. As part of this arrangement, monetary payments will be made by your local council directly to you so that you are able to organise and pay for your care service. These payments are designed to support you to remain living at home, encouraging independence and social inclusion in areas such as employment, education and leisure activities.

The Government is looking to increase the number of people who receive direct payments, allowing more people access to the benefits that they bring. If you are considered eligible for support with funding, your local council are duty bound to consider direct payments as an option for you, instead of providing services to meet your needs.

Our Facilities

Highest quality accommodation, all accommodation is en-suite , living area with kitchen facilities.
Communal kitchens & living rooms
Internet café
Activity rooms
7 acres of comprehensive gardens and outdoor facilities


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