Langley Lodge is a new build, six bed, residential care home, providing 24 hour support for adults who have a learning difficulty and who may also have a physical disability. The home is registered with the Care Quality Commission and offers high quality accommodation and support that is tailored to meet individual requirements.
The accommodation provides six spacious bedrooms each with an en-suite shower, toilet and sink. Ceiling tracking in the bedrooms allows ease of transfer for service-users from height adjustable, profiling beds to the en-suites.
The home has an assisted bathroom with height adjustable bath and ceiling tracking, there is also a multi-sensory room, a spacious open plan kitchen/dining room, and a large lounge. Furniture at the property includes height adjustable tables, and specially selected light oak bedroom chests, wardrobes and beds. There is a laundry room which is fitted with washing machine and tumble dryer.
The home has a number of off-street parking spaces and has its own adapted vehicle to accommodate service-user transport to community based facilities. The home is surrounded by a garden and has secluded flat patio area at the rear with features such as raised flower beds. The home has a nurse-call system fitted through-out to support staff and service-users in daily living.
The home is close to excellent bus and road transport routes and is just two miles from Huddersfield town centre. Nearby there are excellent facilities such as riding stables for the disabled, a hydro-therapy pool, bowling and restaurants/cafes with disabled access. There is a post office, health centre, pharmacy, places of worship and many other opportunities to suite different tastes.
Staffing levels allow for a baseline staffing of three staff on duty during the day and two staff on duty at night. The staffing allows for a full-time Manager, a Deputy Manager as well as a number of care/support staff.
All staff are police checked before working with service-users and all follow a rigorous selection process. In addition, all staff undergo training before working with service-users - this is in line with the requirements of the Learning Disability Award Framework.