Situated in Faldingworth, a small village close to both the market town of Market Rasen and the city of Lincoln, Blythe House provides care and support for people with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs, including behaviours of concern.
Situated in a calm and peaceful environment, Blythe House provides a safe and happy home whilst promoting the people we supports’ independence with supervision in a shared house.
Market Rasen has all the expected amenities from a small town available to our individuals such as a pharmacy and local shops as well as a weekly market. The city of Lincoln has everything to offer including the necessary dentists and opticians as well as places to enjoy eating out and socialising, a cinema, theatre and lots more. The village has a close-knit community, which provides opportunity for community engagement through the annual summer fair and scarecrow festival.
The importance of creating a safe and positive environment which meets the individual needs of the people we support is paramount to our service delivery.
Kisimul Group’s key aim is to deliver Positive Behaviour Support by way of understanding behaviours that concern or challenge families, staff and services. This is achieved by understanding the message that a behaviour presents, enabling us in the recognised adjustment of the environment, our responses to the behaviour and by teaching new skills to give people better ways to access the things they need.
Positive Behaviour Support drives our culture and ethos, supporting people proactively to meet their needs and promoting individual person centred care. We believe that each person has the right to achieve and we look to provide the people we support with a platform to engage in meaningful activities and lifestyle choices to enhance their quality of life and wellbeing.
We promote and encourage our individuals to be as independent as possible, giving them a sense of ownership and belonging within a homely and safe environment. Community presence is also very important to us here at Blythe House and we utilise all amenities available to us as part of everyday life and the running of the home. This ensures that the people we support are an integral part of the local community and all it has to offer.
The high staffing level at Blythe House enables the people we support to partake in activities that stimulate and that both meet and develop their needs and desires. Our individuals are encouraged to partake in many everyday activities such as grocery shopping, eating out, trips to the cinema, bowling and getting involved in the running of the home. Their independence and self-worth influence our desire to ensure they are as independent as possible and this is mirrored in the approach to running of the home.
Blythe House consists of ten bedrooms, all with en suite facilities. All bedrooms are decorated and furnished according to the individual’s tastes and desires promoting individuality, personal space and a sense of identity. The shared living space within the home consists of two large lounges; one with an adjacent dining room where individuals can choose to take part in various in-house activities. We also have a large kitchen for meal preparation and cooking activities which supports the promotion of a healthy and balanced lifestyle, along with laundry facilities that the people we support are encouraged to use in promoting their everyday independence.
The home benefits from large mature gardens and an extensive lawn area with plenty of space to enjoy outdoor activities and summer barbecues. Our individuals also benefit from additional outdoor space in the courtyard, which provides a quiet seating area.
Staff & Therapeutic Services
Staffing levels at Blythe House are of an extremely high standard. All staff undergo an enhanced DBS, complete their Care Certificate and participate in a three-month induction program with the support of a mentor to help ensure the standard of care we provide is consistent throughout. Our staff receive regular training that specialises in our individuals’ needs and requirements. All staff are offered the opportunity to complete their Level 2/3 Diploma in Health and Social Care as we value their development and progression.
Staff receive a high standard of training in safeguarding and the Mental Capacity Act, which are actively promoted by our wonderful staff team. Blythe House also benefits from being involved in the Safeguarding Ambassadors programme within Lincolnshire.
At Blythe House we are passionate about our individuals living as fulfilled a life as possible. Each person has access to a variety of different therapeutic services such as aromatherapy, speech and language therapy, music therapy as well as sports mobility and messy play; See more information on our Therapeutic Services here.
Manager: Lindsay Bolton
Tel: 01673 885911