A spacious split-level bungalow sitting at the top of a private tree lined drive in Totnes
Hamelin is a spacious split-level bungalow sitting at the top of a private tree lined drive in its own gardens and located in pleasant suburban Totnes. It is situated on the high ground adjacent to the castle, just a short walk from the shops and enjoys a secluded position in a quiet area.
The garden and tree lined boundaries which surrounded the house on all sides give a very pleasing outlook and all windows access garden or patio views which are enhanced by the natural slope of the land and the subsequent views across rural Devon.
Hamelin Benefits from two large communal rooms in the form of a large living room, which has a flat screen television and comfortable leather sofas. In the corner of the living room a door leads into the annex where the second large room is a natural resource for group activities, which include art and music, there is a piano and various other musical instruments available.
There are seven bedrooms for service users at Hamelin with two of them being en-suite. There are also three staff bedrooms, an office and a medication room.
The house is large, yet all areas within easy reach. It is modern, well founded and airy, providing cool respite in summer, yet heated and cosy in winter.
All rooms exceed Care Standards size requirements and are single occupancy. People who live with us are encouraged to personalise their rooms and every effort is made to offer a comfortable and homely environment.
CQC House Rating: Good"The service is performing well and meeting our expectations." 18/05/2016
House Manager: Jamie Walker
I have been working for the Community for over ten years, when I first began as a probationary support worker in 2003 I had no experience whatsoever in social care, having only worked in the restaurant field previously.
I soon found however that this was the kind of work that a person can quickly learn to love, particularly as everyone within the organisation; from somebody who was just starting out like myself, all the way up to the senior managers and directors of the company were all focused upon achieving the same goal, to ensure that those who live with us are able to enjoy as fulfilling a life as they are able.
I was promoted to registered manager of one of our six houses in 2012 before being asked to manage Hamelin in 2014. I feel that it is essential for everyone who lives within Hamelin to always be given the chance to succeed, as promoting happiness is the first step towards helping recovery.
Stunning effort, engagement and care throughout all this time. I would trust them with my own children if the need ever arose.