Grantham short breaks

Grantham short breaks

Grantham short breaks


18 Harrow Street
NG31 6HF

Tel: 01476 574429


Types of care

  • Learning disabilities
  • Short breaks/respite
  • Accommodation or community based 

18 Harrow Street is a bungalow registered with the Care Quality Commission as a respite service for people with learning  disabilities. It is situated in a residential area close to the centre of Grantham and offers a very warm homely environment.

The people we support are encouraged to take an active role in their day to day lives. They are supported in making informed choices and decisions that lead to experiences that are meaningful, fulfilling, valuable and personally developing. The aim is to offer service users a safe, manageable and comfortable environment, plus support and stimulation to help them maximize their skills and promote independence.



Services offered

  • A skilled staff team with varying degrees of expertise and qualifications.
  • Individual care and support.
  • Flexible visits to suit (minimum 1 hour).
  • Periods of respite from one night to a week or more.
  • Services available in your own home.
  • Transport available (additional cost)
  • Healthy and varied Home cooked meals such as:
    • Cottage pie
    • Casseroles
    • Pasta dishes
    • Sunday roast
    • Choice of desserts
  • Alternative meals/snacks and drinks are always available
  • Laundry service. Bedding and towels provided.
  • Daily activities to suit all abilities, such as:
    • Cooking
    • Baking
    • Art and Craft
    • Shopping (additional cost)
    • Bowling (additional cost)
    • Days out to local attractions (additional cost)
    • Cinema (additional cost)
    • Plus many more activities to choose from
  • Sensory equipment:
    • Bubble tube
    • Oil Wheel
    • Fibre Optic Strands
    • Multi-coloured lights



Inside 18 Harrow Street

The bungalow is tastefully decorated throughout. It comprises a spacious lounge with comfortable leather sofas, a large flat screen television, DVD player, a Wii with an assortment of games to suit all abilities and a music system for your enjoyment. The lounge area has double patio doors leading onto a paved area where we have table and chairs, a garden swing and a gas BBQ.

Directly adjacent to the lounge is a spacious dining area incorporating a large pine dining table with leather high backed chairs. Within this area is a computer table with home computer for your use. The bungalow is equipped with a fully fitted kitchen and benefits from a microwave and dishwasher. The view from the kitchen windows are of the beautiful River Witham where swans and kingfishers can be seen on a regular basis. Many happy hours have been spent around the kitchen table with service users enjoying a coffee and a chat with the staff.

 In order to meet the needs of all our service users we have a fully equipped bathroom with hi-low bath, ambulift chair and hoist and wheelchair accessible shower room and toilet. For added comfort and in addition to the radiators, there are wall heaters.

The local area

Grantham is ideally located close to many attractions such as Rutland Waters, Ferry Meadows and the east coast. Cities such as Nottingham,  Lincoln and Peterborough are only a short drive away and to enable us to access these we have the use of our own wheelchair accessible bus with rear tail lift.

Contact details

For more information please contact the registered Manager

Mrs. Janet Chadwick
18 Harrow Street

Tel: 01476 574429


Download a copy of our easy read brochure here.