Life-changing residential and respite care for adults with learning disabilities, autism and physical disabilities.
Type of property
Flaxman Avenue is a spacious, purpose-built residential short breaks and respite service.
Sitting at the heart of the local community, Flaxman Avenue offers opportunities for positive social inclusion as well as the skilled support needed by each individual. There are spacious and comfortable communal areas and a large enclosed garden to the rear which is accessible for wheelchair users.
At Flaxman Avenue we offer the highest standards of support through a commitment to person-centred planning, attention to detail, engaged staff teams and most importantly a passion for enabling the people we support to achieve their goals and self-direct their support as much as they can.
Living at this service
At Flaxman Avenue, everyone has their own person-centred plan to ensure that they get the most out of their stay, for example working towards gaining increased independence and using local community leisure resources.
Our focus for these services is on providing choice, control and happiness for every person coming to stay. Our personalised assessment processes ensures we create in-depth support plans which offer new and positive experiences, such as developing independent living skills.We work inclusively with families and wider circles of support to provide a home-from-home experience.
Valued in your community
Flaxman Avenue is set in a quiet residential area of York, with the local park just around the corner. York, a beautiful medieval city with meandering streets, is a place of extraordinary cultural and historical wealth, including the magnificent York Cathedral, the largest Gothic building in Britain.
There is also a wealth of independent shops, restaurants and cafes including the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms, parks, theatres, attractions and open countryside. Transport links to York city centre are easy to access and there are many places of interest and areas of outstanding beauty nearby including Castle Howard, Brimham Rocks, and Rievaulx Abbey.
"Flaxman Avenue has a warm, friendly, professional and skilled staff team, who provide bespoke support for each guest to meet individual support needs, promoting independence, respect dignity and inclusion. Flaxman has been purpose-built, with spacious ensuite bedrooms with a range of assistive technology to assist a personalised experience. Flaxman Avenue is set in a quiet residential area of York, with the local park just around the corner. The service is a warm, bright, spacious, safe and secure environment with an overall relaxing atmosphere and a good-sized well-maintained garden to explore.” Manager, Flaxman Avenue