A real and lasting difference for everyone we support

Location

America Road
Earls Colne
Colchester
CO6 2LB

T: 01787 222 355

F: 01787 222 495

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Ogilvie Court

Through our services at Ogilvie Court, we provide leading person-centred support for 25 men and women over the age of 18 with learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge.

Situated within four acres of private gardens and woodlands in a peaceful, rural location near to the village of Earls Colne, Ogilvie Court offers 24/7 specialist residential care in a community setting.

Our approach to support

Our aim is to deliver an increasing sense of self-management and empowerment that will lead to more independent living.

The service provides:

  • 25 bedrooms within four houses
  • Communal areas within each house including a lounge, kitchen and secure gardens
  • 4 acres of private land including woodlands and nature trail
  • Multidisciplinary staff team providing continuous support
  • Access to education opportunities
  • Activity resource centre
  • Horticultural and training centre
  • Sensory rooms
  • Vegetable plots
  • Vehicles to access wider community facilities


Living at Ogilvie Court

Our service consists of 25 bedrooms within 4 houses, all of which are single occupancy and decorated to meet the tastes and needs of each individual. Each house has spacious communal areas including a lounge, kitchen and secure gardens.

Ogilvie Court also has its own resource and horticultural centres which are specifically designed to provide a range of daily activities to help an individual develop their independence and social skills. We provide opportunities as well for residents to participate in a wide variety of community-based activities including college courses and social engagement.


“I love living here, I get to do different activities and the staff are very kind and helpful.” – Danielle*, individual supported by Ogilvie Court

*Name has been changed to maintain confidentiality

Facilities

Our service consists of four houses, with the facilities necessary for individuals with physical disabilities. All rooms are single occupancy and decorated to meet the tastes and needs of each individual.

Ogilvie Court has extensive grounds; each house has its own garden with a patio and barbecue facilities, and there is also a communal garden and a larger barbecue area ideal for celebrations.

We have three vehicles which are solely used to enable people to access local amenities and leisure and educational pursuits further afield.

Admissions criteria

Ogilvie Court may be suitable for those who meet the following admissions criteria:

  • Individuals with a primary learning disability
  • May also present mild to moderate/severe challenging behaviour