Life-changing residential care for adults with learning disabilities and autism.
Type of property
Elliotts is a specialist residential service where people are welcomed and supported to live with independence.
This six-bedroom detached house has a kitchen, an open-plan living room and dining room, a sensory room, a snooze room, one communal bathroom with a bath and a shower, and six ensuites with either a shower cubicle or a bath.
Elliotts also has an accessible garden with a patio and a BBQ for people to use when the weather is good. There is a sensory section in the garden too. Assistive technology can be tailored to suit the needs of each person, and includes a nurse call button in all bedrooms.
Valued in your community
Elliotts is in Bretton, which is a peaceful residential area with pubs, cafes and a library. Bretton Centre is close by and has high-street shops, a post office and The Cresset Theatre.
For people who like to stay active, Vivacity Jack Hunt Leisure Centre provides year-round access to exercise classes, a gym, sports courts and a swimming pool. People also enjoy walking in the local area - Nene Park is a popular destination.
Peterborough has a lot of interesting attractions including Peterborough Cathedral, Queensgate and Rivergate Shopping Centres, Peterborough Museum, a Lido outdoor swimming pool, a Showcase Cinema, a Hollywood Bowl for bowling, Planet Ice for ice skating, Bounce trampoline park, restaurants, and high-street shops and banks.
Living at this service
Elliotts is suitable for an adult with autism.
One person here enjoys making models and going to the model shop for more materials. Another likes bowling, going to the gym, the cinema or the theatre, and being on his laptop. Another enjoys playing on the PlayStation, pool, snooker, chess, and doing spelling bees. One woman likes going out to the internet cafe, restaurants and the toy shop.
At Elliotts, people choose how they spend their time. Trips to the coast, the zoo, tourist attractions, Lincoln and Norwich are favourites.
“At Elliotts we support people with autism. Every person we support has an individual activity schedule to support with life skills and activities. Support is given on a one to one basis. Our staff support many other interesting tasks such as cooking, and health and safety checks. The people we support have dignity champions and safety champions too. All staff work together to provide a warm, calm and low arousal atmosphere. Our support staff act as key workers who establish a genuine relationship and over time they develop a sincere and caring relationship with the people they support.”