The intention is to give individual care, person centre approach and thinking, training and guidance, with excellent accommodation in a homely atmosphere. All efforts are geared towards better integration in the local community and encouraging the service users to lead an active and varied life, as far as their mental and physical abilities will allow.
The White House is a Residential Care Home registered for nine adults with Learning Disabilities, Dementia and Mental health conditions. The home is registered with the London Borough of Croydon and inspected by CQC The home is a spacious detached residence, ideally situated in a beautiful part of coulsdon with the Farthing Downs within a short walking distance. The property is located in a promi- nent position for all local facilities, which includes shops, library, churches, hairdressers, restaurants, pubs and clubs.
The White House is owned and managed by Megalen and Milah Govindan and are supported by a full complement of specially chosen staff. They are professionally qualified and registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the field of Learning Disability, Mental Health and have many experi- ence, knowledge and understanding in providing for the special needs, care and welfare of the residents. The home provides a 24 hour fully staffed, offer short, long term, respite care and on- call service.
The White House is a registered accommodation for persons who require nursing or personal care, Dementia, Learning disabilities, Mental health conditions and Caring for adults over 65 yrs. Some degree of social integration is advantageous, as is social compatibility. No discrimination exists on grounds of Age, Sex, Race or Religion. Service users are accepted on a trial basis of mutual acceptability, such trial periods to be determined in accordance with individual needs. Detailed personal contracts will be provided for all service users.
The home provides for both single and shared accommodation. There is no restriction on visiting the home. Smoking is permitted in designated areas. Service users can bring as many possessions as can be safely accommodated in their rooms.
Pets will be allowed, within reason of size, type, etc. A small safe will be available for service users valuables and an appropriates lock- up cupboard will be provided for prescribed drugs and medicines.
Diploma/Degree in Nursing at Kingston and St Georges Medical School, Level 3 Certificate in Community Mental Health Care by City and Guilds, currently undertaking The Registered Manager Award and Level 5 in Care.
Registered Mental Health Nurse, Leaderdership and Management Award.