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Livability Brookside House

★★★☆Good

Location and contact details

Ash Close, Edgware, London, HA8 8YD
www.livability.org.uk02089592792

Brookside House is a residential care home for disabled adults with physical disabilities, located in a pleasant residential area in Edgware, it is just one mile away from Edgware Town Centre with a variety of shops, cafes and pubs, the main attraction is the Boardwalk shopping Centre, which has a variety of small indoor markets, bookshops, beauty salon and during the summer there are a variety of performs in the main center.  There are also two main parks Edgwarebury and Stonebridge Park, which are wheelchair accessible.

Brookside House has twenty two self contained flats, each flat has a bedroom, lounge/dining area and a fully height adjustable kitchen containing a fridge, washing machine and microwave, en- suite shower room.  There is a fully wheelchair accessible front and back garden.

Brookside House provides twenty four hour support, and on call system. We offer personal care; active support which encourages every resident to be has independent as possible, and to enable each resident to be fully involved in every aspect of the care and support. Staff are trained to a high standard in order to gain the right qualifications.  There is support for all residents from their own key worker.  All meals are provided you can choose from the weekly menu or inform the cook of what you would like to eat, our kitchen is open to all residents 24 hours per day should you choose to eat at different times.

We ensure that our staff deliver a personalised care plan that’s tailored to the individual.  All care plans are discussed with the service user on a one to one basis; to capture exactly how an individual prefers to have their needs met. All care plans are signed off by our residents.

We also provide indoor as well as out in the community activities, all residents are actively encouraged to join other outside communities, training schemes or seek employment where possible.

Registration summary

Managers: Diane Elizabeth Cannas
Registration Date: 17 November 2010
Last CQC inspection: 5 December 2016
Local Authority: Barnet
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Caring for adults under 65 yrs • Dementia • Physical disabilities
Number of beds: 24
Minimum weekly cost: £1000
Maximum weekly cost: £1200

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CQC Rating for Livability Brookside House

Where this care home can improve
Overall
★★★☆Good
Safe
★★★☆Good
Effective
★★★☆Good
Caring
★★★☆Good
Responsive
★★★☆Good
Well-led
★★★☆Good

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 28 February 2017.

See CQC's page explaining ratings for more details about ratings and inspection practices of care homes in England.

Services offered at Livability Brookside House

Residential - Your Room

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Residential - health and lifestyle

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Shared Lives/homeshare

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