Abbeyfield House

Supported Housing

Solihull

Location:

1 & 1a Ashleigh Road
Solihull
West Midlands
B91 1AE
United Kingdom

Contact the house:

0121 711 2543

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Overview

Ashleigh Road provides 15 rooms with en-suite facilities, some with a shower or bath, and 1 flat. Each room has a discreet kitchenette facility.

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All rooms are unfurnished so residents can bring their own furniture making it a home from home. There is a large communal lounge with its own kitchen facilities. Residents use this to meet up informally and to attend regular activities. There are two well maintained gardens providing colour all year round with benches, chairs, tables and umbrellas for residents and their family and friends to enjoy.

In The Area

The house is situated in a prime location and is walking distance from the centre of Solihull.

It is close to bus stops which take you into Solihull, Birmingham and even the National Exhibition Centre. The train station, which is in walking distance for some, connects with many other towns of interest. Local Ring and Ride buses and taxis are regularly used by the residents. Solihull is a prime shopping location with its own library, cinema, theatre and parks. There is a vibrant and diverse U3A (university of the 3rd age) organisation with forty interest groups including chess, gardening, & history. Solihull has a number of churches covering a range of denominations. These are all accessible by short bus or taxi ride and for some are walking distance. There are many clubs and societies including women’s institute, bridge and philately.

For the more energetic there are a number of golf clubs and a leisure centre with a large swimming pool and gym. The transport systems give access to a range of venues, including Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, Symphony Hall, Hippodrome, Alexandra and Repertory theatres in Birmingham and the National Indoor and Exhibition Centres.

Key features

  • Activities room

  • Alarm system

  • Communal lounge

  • Dining room

  • Garden

  • Guest facilities

  • Lift

  • Laundry facilities

  • Stairlift

Life at the house

abbeyfoeld activities solihullAbbeyfield House residents enjoy companionship and a variety of social events.  The staff, committee members and local volunteers play an active part in the residents social calendar.

Residents are actively involved in deciding upon this events programme

Activities includes:

• Communion Service each month in the lounge
• Thursday morning coffee
• Aperitifs before Sunday Lunch
• Afternoon tea with volunteers every other Wednesday afternoon
• Film afternoon each Monday
• Bingo and poetry with volunteers and staff every other Tuesday

Outings for our residents include:

• High Tea at Olton Mere
• Coach outings
• Theatre trips
• Fish and Chip lunch

Throughout the year, the house celebrates the changing seasons and important calendar events with themed menus and special activities, many of which engage family, friends and the local community:

• Abbeyfield Companionship at Christmas Lunch
• Garden Party

what's on the menu abbeyfield house solihullTwo nutritious home cooked meals are provided each day in the communal dining room. Our meat is purchased from the local butcher, and vegetables come from a local supplier. There are housekeepers in the kitchen every day preparing freshly cooked nutritious meals with fresh vegetables, and cakes are baked daily. 

Sample Menu

Lunch

• Braised beef with dauphinoise potatoes & vegetables
• Apple cake with custard

Supper

• Cheese or mushrooms on toast
• Bread & butter, preserves
• Cheese & biscuits
• Various cakes

Contact the house

0121 711 2543

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