Mandy Holmes (Registered Manager) 
01323 873 421  
[email protected]
[email protected]

 

“The staff and management at Barclay House were focused on achieving best outcomes for people and improving their independence. […] “They've helped me be able to get a taxi on my own with someone meeting me on the other end. I love being able to go on my own. Now I feel free to come and go.” Another person had been supported to develop their mobility skills and this had brought them, their family and staff a great amount of joy.” – CQC report

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Our service

Barclay House is an accessible purpose-built residential home for adults with a range of disabilities. We specialise in supporting and assisting people with sight loss.

Emily (pictured) is supported by SeeAbility at Barclay House and says:

Living at Barclay House is good because I get to be independent and do new things I couldn’t do before.

We want to excel as a specialist provider of quality care and support, ensuring the people we support are at the heart of everything we do.

Our aim is to enable them to make choices and express their individuality. Personalisation is not a tick box exercise for us, but is fundamental to how we deliver our mission every single day of the year.

Our specialist support team work closely with the people we support, providing rehabilitation to people with sight loss to help them maintain and develop skills, and be more independent. We have speech and language therapists who support people with communication difficulties and the team also provides assistive technology and accessible information.

We have great community links in the local area and trained volunteers with interests that match those of the individuals, allowing us to offer an all-inclusive service.

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“The staff are brilliant. They know me well.” – Someone we support

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Our facilities and accommodation

All those supported at Barclay House can benefit from having access to the Bradbury Centre and its sensory garden. The onsite activity centre provides a range of opportunities including arts and crafts, singing and board games. This resource is accessible seven days a week.

Barclay House is a single-storey residential shared setting which includes three bedrooms with en-suite showers and four bedrooms with shared access to one wet room and WC, and a separate WC. There is also a fully accessible shared kitchen, lounge and dining area, and emergency call systems in each room.

There are also two self-contained flats where individuals can develop and practise their independence while retaining some support before moving into the community.

 

Location and referrals

Barclay House is close to Seaford town centre, where a variety of shops, supermarkets and cafes can be found, along with a community garden. Public transport links to Eastbourne, Lewes and Brighton are also within easy reach and the beautiful village of Alfriston is only a ten minute drive away. We have two wheelchair accessible vehicles so that everyone can access the community. 

If you would like more information about being supported by SeeAbility now or in the future email: [email protected]

Download our Barclay House leaflet and our Transitions leaflet, about choosing the right support for life after school, college or the family home.

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