Walkern Lodge

14a Walkern Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 3QX

Walkern Lodge is an enhanced community residential home providing outcome focused care for adults with learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs.

Walkern Lodge is a four-bed home, comprising of two one-bed apartments and one two-bed apartment, with spacious communal areas and an enclosed garden. All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms. The home is situated in Stevenage in the county of Hertfordshire. Walkern Lodge is close to all local amenities and major transport links.

Walkern Lodge

Ongoing assessment and high staffing levels, based on a minimum ratio of one staff member to two residents, means that we are able to meet the changing needs of residents as they progress through their care pathway, while ensuring their safety is maintained and their independence supported. Regular review meetings involving the resident, their family and professionals are held to review outcomes, set new goals and re-assess support levels as individuals progress.

The management and staff team have comprehensive training, including all mandatory training and bespoke training specific to the needs of the residents; this includes CIS, safeguarding, food safety, first aid, specialist intervention techniques, autism, mental health, mental capacity and record keeping.

The people we support

  • Adults from the age of 18
  • Individuals with a primary diagnosis of learning disability accompanied with challenging behaviour including mental illness, co-morbid substance misuse or a forensic background
  • Individuals with a secondary diagnosis of personality disorder or mental health
  • We accept individuals under most sections of the Mental Health Act 1983

Community links

Our home offers easy access to local amenities, city centre and surrounding countryside. Some of our community links include:

  • Local cafés & restaurants
  • Gordon Craig Theatre
  • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre
  • Fairlands Valley Park
  • Knebworth House
  • Stevenage Museum
  • Stevenage Football Club
  • Local colleges & libraries
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