Whenever possible we encourage and actively support our residents in maintaining their independence and skills. All are provided the opportunity and assistance to re-learn or maintain normal activities of daily living and to keep in contact with their local community, family and friends through our social activities programme. To assist with this we have a separate purpose built unit in the grounds that has a fully equipped kitchen with washing machine and also lounge area to enable individuals to undergo assessment, prepare their own meals if they choose or learn new skills.
There are available to residents as well as their own individual bedroom, various lounge areas, an activity area with satellite t.v., resident computer and craft making area and a large open plan dining area. We also have extensive mature gardens, which include areas for growing fruit and vegetables for use within the home, these areas including a poly tunnel and greenhouse. The varied areas allow individuals the option of where to spend time relaxing or to get involved with therapeutic activities and keep active and fit.
Access – Avondale is a single storey, one level building and has purpose designed fully accessible bathroom and toilet facilities to allow access to those with varying abilities. We can also assess needs in relation to mobility etc. with our in house Occupational therapist prior to admission if required.
Avondale benefits from being near to both Prescot and Rainhill for shopping and has good road and rail access to the wider local area as we are situated midway between St Helens and Knowsley. There is also a general hospital and recreational park within very short walking distance from us.
You can find out more from our brochure, so please feel free to request one.