Ellen Mhor in Dundee Provides Learning Disability Services to Adults
Ellen Mhor is a residential care home with nursing situated in a suburban area of Dundee. The service can support up to 12 adults who are living with a learning disability, complex needs and who may have an autistic spectrum condition. Ellen Mhor also supports those who have behaviours which are perceived to be challenging and associated mental or physical health needs.
People come to Ellen Mhor for different reasons, they may require more support than can be provided in a supported living setting or they may be moving along their care pathway from a hospital placement. Whatever the reason Ellen Mhor can offer specialist input based on individual need to deliver flexible and effective support. When a person comes to Ellen Mhor we work with them to ensure that the care we deliver is person centred. Using person centred approaches and tools we find out what is important to them, how they want us to assist them and, crucially, their hopes and aspirations for the future.
About Ellen Mhor Ellen Mhor is a large detached house with its own private garden situated in a quiet residential area of Dundee. Everyone at Ellen Mhor has their own en-suite bedroom and they are encouraged and supported to personalise their rooms. There is a choice of three living areas that people can choose from and a bright and airy dining room. There is a life skills kitchen and lounge area where people are supported in a small group to develop and maintain independent living skills such as menu planning and preparing their own drinks, snacks and meals. Externally there is a patio and seating areas for service users and their visitors to enjoy.
In Dundee there are many activities for people to access including leisure centres, cinema, theatre, markets, shops and cafes. Ellen Mhor has a dedicated activities coordinator who supports service users to have individual person centred activity plans. Individual needs and interests of people are established by working with the person, their family and the people who know them best. At Ellen Mhor we enable people to structure their time; build relationships and establish a balance between therapy, selfcare, work and leisure as appropriate to their individual needs based groups.
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