Life-changing support for adults with learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries or mental health conditions.
Type of property
Long Close is a four-bed, detached house where people are supported to live independently.
The house has a kitchen, dining room, and lounge area. There is one shared bathroom with a bath and shower. Long Close also has an accessible garden with a patio for people to use when the weather is good.
Valued in your community
At Long Close, we are fortunate to be located in a peaceful village with peaceful surroundings.
Leyland is the closest town, with cafes, pubs, a library, a post office, restaurants, shops, high-street banks, South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre, and the British Commercial Vehicle Museum. There are beautiful walks in the surrounding countryside too. For people who like to stay active, Leyland Leisure Centre provides year-round access to a gym and swimming pool.
In nearby Southport, there are lots of things to do, including Southport Pleasureland, Pier and Beach, Marine Lake Promenade, the Model Railway Village, a Vue cinema, Tenpin Southport for bowling, theatres, art galleries and high-street shops and banks.
People also like to visit Preston, with its larger amenities. There’s St George’s and Fishergate Shopping Centres, the Harris Museum, art gallery and library, a Vue cinema, and Preston Rock n Bowl.
Living at this service
Long Close is an ideal home for a sociable woman aged between 40 and 50. The women we support here are aged between 46 and 52, and live with learning disabilities, OCD, mental health conditions and autism.
Their interests include going shopping, working, football, watching television, swimming, sports, going to the cinema, listening to music, cooking, karaoke, walking, and being in the community. It’s a very sociable house where the people are actually friends.
At Long Close, people choose how they spend their time - meetings are held every month to decide on what kind of activities we should do. People particularly enjoy going to Blackpool and the zoo. We even go on holiday together - so far we’ve been to Lanzarote and Spain.
“Long Close is a very friendly house. The ladies are all very welcoming and warm when they meet people. The people here really make an effort to welcome anyone new, making them feel part of the home. It’s a very happy atmosphere.” Manager, Long Close