A real and lasting difference for everyone we support

Location

Weir End House & Woodpecker Lodge
Weir End
Ross-on-Wye
HR9 6AL

T: 01905 828 854

F: 01989 767 077

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Weir End House & Woodpecker Lodge

About Weir End House & Woodpecker Lodge

Through our services at Weir End House & Woodpecker Lodge, we provide leading person-centred support for men and women over the age of 18 living with a learning disability.

We offer 24/7 residential care in a community setting. Our aim is to deliver an increasing sense of self-management and empowerment that will lead to more independent living.

Living at Weir End House & Woodpecker Lodge

The service is located in a rural setting with a view over the River Wye and is close to the town centre and local amenities.

From the interior design which has newly been renovated, to the external environment, the service has been created from the perspective of adults with learning disabilities.

We provide as part of the service, opportunities for residents to participate in a wide variety of community-based activities including college courses, voluntary employment at various charities and social engagements.

Our team of experts

Our service employs and uses a comprehensive and highly skilled team who are experienced in managing individuals with learning difficulties.

We also work closely with local community teams including GPs, chiropodists, dieticians and psychiatrists.

Leisure activities

We have a daily activities programme based on individual interests and abilities. People decide what they want to do based on their person-centred plan, as well as through the discovery of further hobbies and activities. This includes:

  • Bowling
  • Cinema
  • Day trips to the seaside
  • Holidays
  • Local discos
  • Low-impact fitness sessions
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • Trips out to local points of interest
  • Walking

Independence skills

At Weir End House & Woodpecker Lodge, our team’s aim is to empower individuals to take control of their lives as much as is possible and work towards a level of independence which fits with their confidence and aspirations. The skills we help to develop using step-by-step programmes include:

  • Cooking
  • Cleaning
  • Food shopping
  • Laundry
  • Personal hygiene
  • Personal shopping

Get in touch

To make a referral or for further information on Weir End House & Woodpecker Lodge, please call us today on 0808 278 0037, alternatively click here to complete an enquiry form.

The service is located in a rural setting with a view over the River Wye and is close to the town centre and local amenities.

From the interior design which has newly been renovated, to the external environment, the service has been created from the perspective of adults with learning disabilities.

We provide as part of the service, opportunities for residents to participate in a wide variety of community-based activities including college courses, voluntary employment at various charities and social engagements.

The service provides:

  • 7 en-suite bedrooms at Woodpecker Lodge offering individuals a realistic stepping stone into more independent living
  • 11 bedrooms that have recently been refurbished
  • Newly refurbished communal areas which are used for activities such as pool, arts & crafts and low impact fitness sessions
  • Beautiful, as well as spacious gardens which all residents have access to and access to the wider community
  • Innovative person-centred support programmes and personal activity planners
  • A large kitchen to enable residents to engage in the preparation of meals
  • Education and supported employment activities

Admissions criteria:

Weir End House may be suitable for those who meet the following admissions criteria:

  • Adults aged 18 years and over
  • Individuals with a learning disability