CQC Rating: Requires Improvement
(we've already made the necessary improvements and awaiting re-inspection)
Jasmine House is registered to provide care and support to adults with learning
disabilities and/or mental health issues. The dedicated staff and management
team are highly experienced in managing challenging behaviours, mental health
associated needs and complex needs. The service is registered for up to
6 service users; currently both male and female service users live at Jasmine
House; with a slightly older age range. The property has been adapted to
suit service users with physical disabilities.
Aims and Objectives
Our aim at Jasmine House is to ensure that all individuals are able to reach their
full potential both within their home and in the community. We aim to achieve
- Respecting the individual's rights of choice, privacy, respect and
- To have a safe, secure and homely environment to live in.
- To empower all living at Jasmine House to contribute to the decisions on
the daily running of their home and to put forward any views and ideas; as well
as to make informed choices.
- To provide support to encourage learning and personal development, thus
empowering and supporting the individual to reach their full potential.
- Encourage all to participate in daily activities both in their home and
out in the community.
- To actively promote links with the local community.
- Work towards the elimination of prejudice and discrimination.
- Liaise with professionals to ensure that a holistic environment can and
will be achieved at all times.
- To implement Person Centred plans for all individuals; continually updating
and revising them to achieve realistic goals.
- All individuals will have a named Key worker/Link worker.
- To work towards, meet and exceed any minimum standards set by legislation
and other external authorities.
Jasmine House is a relatively modern detached house situated in a quiet residential
area, providing accommodation for six service users in six bedrooms. The home
has the additional benefit of having two en-suite bedrooms (both with showers),
one additional shared bath/shower room and one additional shared shower room.
There is a large lounge which has patio windows overlooking the rear garden and
also a peaceful conservatory which is currently used as a dining area for service
users. It is also used as an area where service users can develop independent
living skills individually or together. There is a well-equipped kitchen and a
separate laundry room. We have an attractive, peaceful and secluded rear garden
with a large decking area which lends itself well to seasonal activities -
for example; barbecues, garden parties, sports, etc.
Jasmine House is located within a quiet residential area of Hemel Hempstead. The
service is a five minute walk to the town centre, where there are many shops,
restaurants, hairdressers, jobcentre, cafes, doctors, dentists, colleges and other
amenities. Jasmine House is also a short drive away from Jarman Park; where there
is a cinema, bowling, swimming and ice skating. A number of day centres are also
a short drive away. Hemel Hempstead is located just off junction 7/8 of the M1
and is roughly 25 minutes from London by car and by train.
Getting Out and About
Individuals who live at Jasmine House can enjoy a variety of nearby urban and
rural pursuits, such as:
- Whipsnade Zoo
- Woburn Safari Park
- Local Colleges
- Chilterns AONB
- Hemel Hempstead, St Albans and Brent Cross
- Theatres and Shopping
- Local canal networks
- Horticultural centres
- Day services
Trips are also made further afield to London, the seaside, theme parks and other
attractions; which prove to be very popular with those living at Jasmine House.
These trips are generally provided using Jasmine House's vehicle, which can
accommodate all service users and staff members. Service Users are also encouraged
to use public transport where deemed possible, safe and appropriate.
We also arrange Service User holidays, where staff will accompany Service Users
to their holiday destination of choice (again where deemed possible, safe and
Jasmine House currently has 1 void at the service; a ground floor double bedroom with en-suite wet room; suitable for physical disabilities. Please refer to the Contact
Us page of the website if you would like to enquire further as to the referral
procedure of potential Service Users.
Service Manager - Vivienne Fenemore
41 Hillfield Road
Telephone: 01442 253 398/841741
Fax: 01582 842957