Leicester Care Homes
Knighton Manor is based in the Stoney Gate area of Leicester and is set amongst the beautiful leafy suburb of this affluent area, close to local bus networks and Leicester train station. The home also has a vehicle which can be used to help people get to appointments or access the community.
Knighton Manor is a residential home for adults who have a learning disability, the facilities boast 21 en-suite bathrooms, a highly skilled and experienced staff team, opportunities to participate in activities both in and out of the home, a selection of accessible rooms with walk in wet room facilities and a state of the art passage lift for those who need a little support with the stairs.
Knighton Manor is a hive of activity and individuals are encouraged to develop life skills, experience new activates and opportunities and maximise their independence.
At Knighton we recognise the importance of person centred care and actively encourage people to be involved in their support, talk about what works for them and plan how they wish to be supported in the future.
We hold regular meetings where people who live with us can express their ideas about activities, menu planning, day trips and holidays, what they like about their home and what they would like to change, we invite families to our meetings to see what is happening at the home and to share their views and ideas.
The staff team at Knighton are diverse and have excellent skills around communication, positive behaviour support, Support planning and promoting independence.
Knighton Manor truly feels like a family home, staff and individuals who stop at the home value spending time together and it is common to see staff and individuals sharing time together, chatting over a drink, or engaging in 1:1 activities.
As well as residential support, Knighton Manor provides respite facilities, day services and emergency placements. We pride ourselves on are holistic needs assessment and the support plans that we develop with individuals and where appropriate their families.
Some of the recent comments we have heard from individuals using Knighton and their families include:
- "I have never been happier, I love it here"
- "I wish we had come here sooner"
- "I really enjoy the food"
- "I could not want for anything else"
- "They are a different person since coming to Knighton"
- "They are doing new things that we never thought they would"
- "Knighton Manor made such a difference to them in their life, they were so happy to live there"
We actively encourage individuals to make their room their own and will happily arrange for our contractor to hang wall paper, pictures or a flat screen T.V to make peoples space their own.
At Knighton people are free to make their own choices in a safe, caring environment that nurtures the potential of every individual we care for. We don’t just stop at those who stay with us we endeavour to build lasting relationships with families and carers. Knighton has great relationships with the families of individuals past and present to the extent that family members still visit us after their loved one has moved on.
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