Marion House

5 Central Avenue, Borrowash, Derby, East Midlands, DE72 3JZ

Gender: Mixed

Age: 18+

Bed: 5

Marion House is a specialist residential service for adults with autism and moderate to severe learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective environment, promoting independence and community integration. Person-centred planning is at the heart of everything we do, based on each person’s specific needs. We understand that consistency and continuity of care is important for the individuals we care for.

Marion House is a five bed home consisting of 1 bedroom on the ground floor, 3 bedrooms on the first floor and 1 studio apartment on the second floor. All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. There is a large garden and a separate therapy/activity annex.

The home is situated in a leafy village close to local amenities. Derby City Centre is 4 miles away and Nottingham City Centre is 14 miles away. Marion House is easily accessible due to good road and rail links.

As part of our care pathway, Marion House enables each individual to build upon their skills to achieve further independence, self-advocacy and confidence, leading to better quality of life.

Our team supports individuals in creating person-centred activity planners and developing daily living skills both inside the home and out in the community. Our staff use least restrictive practice approaches and are trained in specialised intervention techniques and sensory integration strategies.

“I have worked with Marion House for a couple of years now and I am always so impressed by the compassion and care shown by all.”Local authority professional

Our resident profile:

  • Adults from the age of 18 years
  • Individuals with a diagnosis of autism and learning disability
  • May present with behaviours that challenge
  • May have communication challenges
  • May have associated complex needs
  • May have an ECHP (Education Healthcare Plan)
  • May be subjected to DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) or Care Orders

Our facilities:

  • En-suite bedrooms – individuals are encouraged to personalise their own room
  • One studio apartment
  • Spacious communal lounge and dining room
  • Accessible kitchen
  • Therapy / activity annexe
  • Large garden

Our community links:

  • Elvaston Castle Country Park
  • Pride Park Stadium
  • Derbion Shopping Centre
  • Nottingham Forest Football Club
  • Places of worship
  • Local shops, cafés and restaurants
  • Supermarkets
  • Good road and rail networks
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Marion House in Bloom

As part of this years Cygnet in Bloom, Marion House created a race car track themed section of the garden for the residents shared love of transport.

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Marion House Interior Design

Marion House have transformed their sensory room into a cinema room as part of the Cygnet Social Care Interior Design competition.

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Red Nose Day at Marion House

This Red Nose Day Marion House hosted a bake sale. There were lots of cakes and goodies to sell.

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Christmas Markets at Marion House

Marion House attended ‘Cygnet's Social Care Christmas Market’. Residents and staff showcased their creativity with a stall offering homemade treats.

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