what is Selborne House?
Based in Selborne Road, Handsworth Wood and registered with the Care Quality Commission, Selborne House has two units, the Ascot Unit, providing spacious en-suited accommodation for 7 persons, the unit further providing communal areas and the Beverley Unit, providing studio apartments with en-suites and kitchen facilities. Awarded a 2 star rating from the Care Quality Commission on its most recent inspection.
Selborne House provides in each of Ascot and Beverley, personal space identifiably affording a feeling of “home” which promotes well-being and security and affords the opportunity to develop the daily living skills necessary to provide a pathway and transition to successful community living.
Key service features
Provision of a safe homely environment
Dedicated and highly trained staff
Reputation for dealing with complex and challenging persons
Promoting choice and autonomy through a person centred plan
Outcome focussed planning
Health action plans
Respecting individuals cultural, social, religious, emotional, intellectuaL
and physical needs
Enhancing skills and self-confidence
Listening to our service users
Providing the services and support they want
Never placing limitations on the potential of a person
All of our service users are encouraged to enjoy and participate in all that the local community has to offer.
Music, art, literacy, numeracy, communication skills
Daily living skills, meal preparation, budgeting
Shopping using public transport
Social outings, hobbies, goals, swimming, fitness, cinema, driving lessons, leisure trips, beauty treatments
Living a fulfilling life
We will support our service users to access opportunities for voluntary or paid employment to develop skills and self-confidence to develop friendships and relationships.
Registered Manager – Kam Kaur
Director of Professional Services – Mark Butler
As a Registered Mental Nurse (RMN), Mark has over 30 years experience in a variety of NHS and independent care and support settings. Mark has been a member of the executive team since inception of the Company in 2005. During this time, Mark has played a significant part in the development, registration and transition of new services throughout the Midlands and South West counties. As the Responsible Individual under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulations 2010), Mark undertakes the legal responsibilities of all the organisation’s services on behalf of the Company, including development of policy and procedures, protocols, guidelines, quality, governance and the “good practice” of the organisation. In addition to his nursing qualifications, Mark has obtained a number of other qualifications relevant to his role as Director of Professional Services. Mark is a member of the Institute for Mental Health Act Practitioners (IMHAP) and is a member of a board of Mental Health Act Hospital Managers.