Life-changing support for adults with learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities and acquired brain injuries
Type of property
At Church Court apartments, people benefit from a vibrant network of staff and friends, while having peace and quiet when they need it too.
There are sixteen one-bedroom apartments, each with a kitchen, a living room, a wet room style bathroom and underfloor heating.
Church Court also has two one-bedroom bungalows which have level access. One bungalow is open-plan with a kitchen and a living room, while the other has a separate kitchen and bathroom. Both have wet room-style bathrooms.
There is an accessible garden with a patio and a BBQ for people to enjoy when the weather is nice. Some apartments have patio doors that open directly onto the garden too.
Assistive technology can be tailored to suit the needs of each person and includes emergency cords, CCTV and an intercom system. There is a lift within the apartment block for access to the upper floor.
Valued in your community
Church Court is in Barrow-in-Furness. The local area has a range of vibrant pubs, convenience stores, takeaways and restaurants, as well as a post office and a library. A short walk will take you into the centre, which offers high-street shops and banks, a Vue Cinema, and The Dock Museum.
For people who like to stay active, Life Leisure Barrow Park has exercise classes, sports courts, a swimming pool and a gym. People also enjoy walking in nearby Barrow Park, or at the coast.
Living at this service
Church Court is ready to welcome someone new. The people we support are both men and women, aged between 18 and 60 years of age.
At Church Court, people choose how they spend their time. People have varied interests including walking, volunteering, listening to music, watching television, shopping, gardening, cooking, swimming, bingo, watching football, socialising and being in the community.
Trips to the zoo and Blackpool are examples of places people have been recently. The people we support here are in the process of setting up a gardening club for the summer, and enjoy regular BBQs in the warmer months.
“Church Court is in a lovely environment with a great atmosphere. The staff are very friendly, supportive, professional, and undergo lots of continuous training. All of the people we support here are individuals with different interests. They all get along well and have created a community while respecting each other's privacy. People feel secure as they are able to access support 24/7. The area is safe and has lots of amenities. Families are welcome to visit anytime they like.” Manager, Church Court