High Cross House
High Cross House
93 Blurton Road
- Retain Own GP
- Residents Can Bring Their Own Furniture
- Telephone Point in Room
- Independent Living Training
- Near Public Transport
- Wheelchair Access
- TV Point in Room
- Caters For Special Diets
- Near Shops
- Activities and Excursions
- Internet in own accommodation
- Residents Garden
Resident or Visiting Professionals
- Speech Therapist
- Specialist Nurses
- Occupational Therapist
High Cross House supports 9 people with learning disabilities aged between 29 and 43 including those with Autism and Down's Syndrome.
Overview of service
High Cross House is ideally located in a pleasant area with good transport links to all areas of the city. We have a staff team of 10 people which includes a Manager, a Deputy Manager, three Senior Support Workers, four Support Workers and a Maintenance Worker.
There is a named keyworker system in place and everyone has an individual Person Centred Plan, which is constantly evolving to meet their needs. We promote independence in all aspects of daily life and encourage people to make decisions and choices about their lives and the running of the home. We hold monthly "Your Voice" meetings and have a representative on the National Forum..
An open door policy is in place and families and friends are always welcome and are often involved in social and recreational events with us.
What it's like to live here
People are involved in all aspects of the running of the home
- Menu planning, shopping and meal preparation
- Domestic tasks, including own laundry and bedroom cleaning
- Staff recruitment
- Attending work placements and college
- Attending social and recreational events of their choosing
- Travelling independently using local transport
A pleasant location with good transport links throughout the city and only minutes away from the motorway and train station.
There is a variety of local shops nearby and various colleges easily accessible by public transport. There is a nearby local Cultural Quarter with theatres, cinemas, bowling alley, restaurants, a shopping centre and a museum. We are close to Alton Towers, Shugborough Hall, Trentham Gardens and the Monkey Forest.
It is a large Victorian house with a garden to the rear where we hold BBQ's in the Summer.
Individuals are encouraged and supported to personalised their bedrooms and be involved in menu planning and food preparation. There are a large variety of leisure activities and it is a very happy home with a welcoming atmosphere.