Huntington’s Disease Care Homes
We provide sensitive and person-centred care for people with Huntington’s Disease that require dedicated care in a safe, comfortable care home.
As specialists in the care of people living with Huntingdon’s Disease our multi-disciplinary team at Hawthorne House MDT led care home can deliver interventions to address the complex physical, behavioural, cognitive and emotional needs of service users. While at The Avenue care home they able to provide specialist continuing care.
People with Huntington’s disease may be affected in varying degrees by involuntary movements, behavioural problems, and memory loss.
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The Avenue Care Home
At St Matthews Healthcare our personalised approach means that we do not offer a one-sized fits all care programme for this complex neurological condition.
Each service-user is supported to enjoy a bespoke programme of therapeutic and leisure activities that will enable them to maintain a social role and enjoy a quality of life for as long as possible. Broader health and well-being are facilitated by our onsite hair salon, opticians and a visiting chiropodist.
Our strong links with community health professionals, including dieticians and physiotherapists, means that we can treat people holistically and accordingly address their health and well-being needs.
Friends and family are not restricted by visiting hours and can come and go by arrangement with our residents.
Residents are encouraged to decorate their rooms to reflect their personal style and interests.
Why Choose St Matthews Healthcare?
- A Safe Place to Be. Our homes have been carefully designed to ensure our residents’ safety while promoting their comfort, independence and wellbeing. Residents’ safety is paramount and is supported by the Freedom to Speak Up and Safeguarding policies.
- Sensitive and Person-centred Care. We treat our residents with dignity and respect. Our sensitive and person-centred care for residents helps to create a settled, compassionate environment where the care is tailored to the individual in a respectful, caring way.
- Progressive Care. Our dedicated care teams offer personalised care plans informed through best practice in neuro-degenerative conditions. This approach is designed to reduce risk behaviours and support residents to enjoy a good quality of life as long as practically possible.
Referrals can be made by family members as well as by the relevant NHS Health and Social Care teams.