Wisteria Hall is a detached two storey, 5-bedroom, Grade 2 listed period property and has its own spacious drive with ample parking.
Nestled in the tranquil setting of Knipton, Wisteria Hall is set within spacious Gardens and grounds which allows for our young people to feel safe and relaxed whilst being supported in a therapeutic manner. Next door is a riding school that the home has positive links with, allowing our young people to enjoy this activity should they choose. Grantham is Wisteria Hall’s closest town and also provides several activities including the cinema, a bowling alley and a number of shops, parks, bike hire, leisure centers, gyms and swimming pools. Wisteria Hall provides an aesthetically pleasing environment with a staff team that deliver a therapeutic approach which allows for our young people to feel safe and relaxed whilst being supported and nurtured.
On the ground floor there is a large lounge, kitchen, and dining room, as well as a games/activity room and a snug where young people can spend some quiet times should they choose.
On the first floor there is two young people’s bathrooms and five bedrooms, One of which one is a staff members sleep in bedroom. Each young person has their own bedroom that can be locked, allowing for both privacy and security. Bedrooms are fully equipped and provide a space to relax and study privately. All young people may hold a key to their own room. For safety reasons, staff can gain access to bedrooms and bathrooms if necessary. Young people are encouraged and will be supported to personalize their own rooms
Key aims and objectives of the home are as follows:
- To offer care of the highest quality to young people based on their individual care needs.
- To provide security and stability for young people in Esland’s care.
- To provide age-appropriate routines and activities to encourage young people to develop their social skills, and to maintain existing practical skills, whilst learning new ones.
- To devise a comprehensive and individualized placement plan to meet the young person’s physical, personal, social, psychological/emotional, behavioral, cultural, spiritual, communication and health care needs.
- To promote the active and positive presence of young people within their local community.
- To empower young people to exercise choice.