Life-changing support for adults with learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities and mental health conditions.
Type of property
Hunts Croft is a welcoming bungalow in the village of Marchington, near Uttoxeter. It has two large living rooms, a kitchen diner, utility room and large conservatory, the five-bedroom bungalow is accessible throughout and into the large garden and patio.
The bathroom is wet room style with a bath, and built-in tracking for a hoist. There is an additional single toilet and ensuite bathroom for one bedroom.
Valued in your community
People living at Hunts Croft enjoy playing music, socialising with each other, watching TV, colouring books and being in the local community. The Lifeways team provide positive behavioural support in an enabling environment, listening to what each person wants and the life they would like to live, embracing collaboration and co-production to create positive outcomes.
Favourite destinations for trips out include Uttoxeter for shopping, browsing in the charity shops and enjoying lunch out, Skegness and Blackpool, visiting the Royal Air Force Museum and regular swimming sessions at the nearby leisure centre. On a Thursday, a personal trainer visits and in summer, BBQs, swing ball and the paddling pool are popular.
Living at this service
Hunts Croft is an ideal home for a man aged over 30, who enjoys listening to music. Three men aged between 47 and 56 who live with learning disabilities, epilepsy and diabetes have lived there for several years. One collects CD players, radios and old records. Another man, a friendly individual who is non-verbal, enjoys planes, trains and automobiles and another enjoys music boxes, sensory toys and watching television.
“Hunts Croft is a home with a wonderful atmosphere, there is always something going on. It’s a colourful place where we encourage people to develop their own personality and get the most out of life.” Manager, Hunts Croft