Arundel House is a residential living service that supports adults aged 50+ with autism spectrum conditions, learning disabilities, complex needs including behaviours that may challenge, restricted mobility, sight/hearing impairment and dementia.
Each person has an individual activity plan tailored around their likes and dislikes to ensure that they participate in meaningful activities. Everyone living at Arundel House is encouraged to be involved in the running of the home through weekly menu planning meetings, monthly residents’ meetings and involvement in regular health and safety committee meetings. Staff are available 24 hours a day including waking night staff when required.
Arundel House’s communal spaces include a large lounge with a dining area, a separate dining room, a small lounge, well-equipped kitchen and a ground floor wet room. With three ground floor bedrooms and the seven on the first floor all have either an en-suite shower room or a bathroom.
The home is one road back from the beach at Frinton-on-Sea and a five-minute walk to the local shops. The town has a library, good restaurants and coffee shops, a number of places of worship and access to local colleges and is celebrated for its tennis and golf clubs.
Colchester is approximately 20 minutes drive away and is easily accessible by train or bus. There is a bus stop and train station within walking distance of Arundel House and Essex County Council operates a bus pass scheme for people who have disabilities which enables them to travel free throughout the county between 9am and 10pm. Travel training is offered by the staff team and the house also has two vehicles of its own.
Arundel House is part of Achieve together, Achieve together is one of the biggest support providers for people with learning disabilities and autism in the UK.