When you come to stay with us you can look forward to a break that has been planned around you. We have a variety of daily in-house activities to look forward to as well as activities out in the local community and themed days out ensuring there will always be plenty to do.
Our respite unit in Westcliff-on-Sea provides services for up to six people , the unit has its own art and crafts and activity and gaming room.
However you like to spend you time, you can count on us to provide a warm welcome and all the support you need to make your stay a happy and enjoyable one.
“Our young lady has very complex needs and all staff have treated her with the utmost respect and have gone the extra mile to make her visits the ” best “.”– A parent of one of our service users
Our respite unit also provides day services, so you can still join our activity groups even if you are not staying overnight. We offer a range of different activities to enjoy, so you are bound to find something that you love to do, or even try out something new.
Lighthouse is the largest of our three homes and home to eight residents. The home has beautiful gardens, en-suite bedrooms, large and homely communal areas and computer room.
We hold activities everyday and often host parties and gatherings with residents from our other homes and in the summer months, we often have barbecues and garden parties. We love to celebrate, and we all get involved in decorating the house and making food for birthdays, Halloween, Easter and Christmas.
We are located in Westcliff-on-Sea, approximately 2 miles from Southend-on-Sea town centre. Locally, we have a large park, a variety of shops and we are not very far away from the beach, meaning that we regularly go out for picnics and activities.
Fairmead Lodge was the first of our homes to be established and is a smaller unit for people who require more intensive support. The home is a two bed house that provides more focused care for people who need a greater amount of day to day support.
Fairmead Lodge provides a quieter environment with it’s own garden space. It is located just around the corner from Lighthouse, so keeping in touch with everyone is easy. The house is located close to local shops and bus route and there is a park close by.
Everyone is encouraged to enjoy their hobbies and interests, whether this is at home or out in the community.
Beacon House is our most recent home for five residents, it has beautiful en-suite rooms and gardens, as well as a spacious, airy communal area.
Beacon House offers three ground floor rooms and bathroom, which are fully accessible. There are two further bedrooms upstairs. Located close by is the Hamlet Court Road shopping area which has a range of shops and places to eat and the home is only a short bus ride from the main town centre.
Beacon House residents love to get out, and with so much to do nearby, they often make the most of getting out and about.
The home is connected to Southend Town Centre by a number of bus routes which also provide access to town centre train stations and the airport.
All of the rooms in Ossis Lodge are ground floor accessible and have been decorated to the highest standard featuring full en-suite facilities. We also have beautiful communal living accommodation, dining room and fully equipped kitchen. Our outdoor area is accessible and features sensory elements and landscaped spaces.