Faringdon (SN7)

Oxfordshire | Reference: 2011

This property is a lovely five-bedroom bungalow in a quiet residential area. The house is quite spacious with a lovely, big garden.

The vacant bedroom is at the front and is the first room as you enter the bungalow. It is a reasonable size, and can be furnished to suit.

There is a wet room with a bath, walk in shower with wall mounted folding chair, toilet and wash basin.

The property has a spacious lounge/diner with patio doors opening out on to the garden and patio area with summer house. There are several outside seating areas.

There is a shared lease vehicle which can accommodate wheelchair users. Anyone moving in can access the vehicle if they wish to contribute financially, or there is space for a mobility vehicle.

Currently, three ladies and one gentleman live at the property. Their ages range from mid 60s to mid 80s.

The people living here have differing abilities, support needs, and personalities. Two of the ladies tend to enjoy time in their rooms whilst one of the ladies is quite sociable. The gentleman is also sociable and loves to watch his TV. Everyone enjoys craft sessions and parties.

Two pet rabbits, belonging to the gentleman, also reside here.

The person who fills the vacancy will ideally be a similar age, sociable, someone who understands privacy and personal boundaries, who is not too loud, and does not have behaviours that can challenge.

Key features

  • 24/7 support
  • Bungalow
  • Local amenities

Local area

Faringdon is a beautiful, historical market town. There are plenty of amenities including:

Supermarkets and other small shops

  • Post office
  • Cafes
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • Health centre
  • Dentist
  • Churches

The town is ideal for people who like a quiet life. Swindon, Abingdon, and Oxford, are the nearest large towns.

Bus services are fairly regular, but ideally, a car is important to enable easy access to the wider community.

There are no day centres in Faringdon, but there are a couple in Wantage which is approximately 20 minutes away and could be accessed if you have a vehicle or use the house vehicle.

Staff team

  • There is always a member of staff on duty (24/7), including a sleep-in member of staff
  • We promote independence and community participation
  • Out of hours on-call service, staffed by registered managers

Family and friends

We understand how important family and friends are. We support everyone to be involved in maintaining and fostering family relationships. We ensure people have access to a telephone and video calls if they wish.

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