Life-changing residential care for adults with learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries or mental health conditions.
Type of property
The Meadows apartments offer the ideal mixture of independent and shared living space. In these apartments, people can benefit from a vibrant network of staff and friends, while having peace and quiet when they need it too.
The property has five one-bedroom apartments, each with a wet room-style bathroom, a kitchen and a living room.
The Meadows also has an accessible garden with a patio and a BBQ for residents to use when the weather is good. Assistive technology can be tailored to suit the needs of each person and includes door sensors on the front doors.
Valued in your community
The Meadows is in the village of Leyland which has cafes, pubs, a library, a post office, restaurants, shops, high-street banks, South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre, and the British Commercial Vehicle Museum. For people who like to stay active, Leyland Leisure Centre provides year-round access to a gym and swimming pool, or there are beautiful walks in the surrounding countryside.
Nearby Preston also provides access to a range of vibrant cafes, restaurants, shops and attractions including St George’s and Fishergate shopping centres, and an Odeon cinema. There are a number of museums in the area too - Ribble Steam Railway and Museum is a popular choice.
Preston is also home to the Creative Space Centre - the UK’s largest multi-sensory centre for people with special needs. There are three sensory rooms, all with modern lighting and sound projection equipment, a social and eating area and beautiful gardens.
Southport is also a popular destination. 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, and art galleries.
Living at this service
The people we support here are men and women of all ages. People have varied interests including listening to music, going to car boot sales and markets, volunteering, walking, watching television, shopping, cooking, fishing, gardening, playing darts, socialising and being in the community.
At The Meadows, people choose how they spend their time. Trips to the coast including Blackpool and Southport are favourites. People also like going to Alton Towers.
“People like living at The Meadows as it is a lovely small community where the locals get involved and are really friendly - the community services are engaging with all of the people we support. We’re close to all amenities too. The staff are always on hand to give as much or as little support as people need, continually aiming to promote independence and ensure that everyone can lead the happy life that they want. The apartments are nice, cosy and perfect for people to make their own.” Manager, The Meadows