Providing a fun, safe, supportive home for adults who have a learning disability.
Based in Cranhill, Beacon House is a residential care home service where we can support up to 8 adults with learning disabilities. We work closely with our residents, their families and people who are important to them to identify positive outcomes; together we work towards achieving those outcomes, which are then reviewed on a regular basis.
Family continue to play an important role in the lives of our residents, and our dedicated link workers help to make this happen. Each residents wishes and preferences are at the heart of everything we do.
Everyone’s care and support needs come first, but we know how to have fun as a team as well! Whether it’s dressing up parties, or the activities that we run both in-house, and out and about, there is always something on the go. Once a week every resident goes out with our dedicated outreach worker for small trips, and once a month their link worker will lead a full day out, where the residents choose what they get up to. This can be anything from bowling and the cinema to pampering sessions where they can get their hair and nails done.
The link between physical activity and good mental health is well known; we run in-house exercise classes once a week to help everyone to stay healthy, in line with the principles of CAPA (Care About Physical Activity). Our team are onsite 24 hours a day and are always available; we also have positive working relationships with a wide network of well-established healthcare professionals that we can call upon when needed.
"Staff have a good attitude and are respectful with everyone they support. I know my colleagues would agree." - Visiting Healthcare Professional
How to Get Involved
If you or someone you know would like to move in to Beacon House, you will need to be referred to us by the Social Work department of Glasgow City Council. From there we will arrange a visit to come and meet you and your family, to find out more about your care and support needs, and whether we’d be able to meet them. After that we arrange a teatime / lunchtime visit to Beacon House for you, so that you can get to meet some of our community, and see whether you think it would work for you.
3 Activities We Offer
In-house Exercise Classes
These are run once a week and help our residents to stay active and healthy.
Arts and Crafts
There are regular opportunities for residents to get creative!
We have a dedicated Outreach worker who makes sure everyone has a chance to do what they want to do in the community.