Life-changing support for adults with learning disabilities.
Type of property
At Rockingham people are supported to live with independence.
The detached bungalow is split into two sides, one with bedrooms and two bathrooms - one wet room-style and one with a bath and shower. The other side has one bedroom and one bathroom with a bath and shower. There is a kitchen, living room, dining room and laundry room.
Rockingham also has an accessible garden with a patio and BBQ for people to relax in when the weather is good.
Valued in your community
At Rockingham, we are fortunate to be located in a peaceful residential area with cafes and pubs.
For people who like to stay active, Hoyland Leisure Centre provides year-round access to exercise classes, a swimming pool and a gym.
Neighbouring Barnsley has larger amenities including restaurants, a post office, a cinema, bowling at Metrodome Leisure Complex, swimming at Calypso Cove Waterpark, Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre, Alhambra Shopping Centre, Lamproom Theatre.
Nearby Sheffield also provides access to attractions such as Weston Park and Kelham Island Museums, the Lyceum and Crucible theatres, Victoria Quays, cinemas and art galleries, Meadowhall Shopping Centre, Sheffield Winter Garden, and Magna Science and Adventure Centre.
Living at this service
Rockingham is ideal for mature people and the people currently living here are women aged between 24 and 60, and a man aged 70 years old. People here live with learning disabilities and dementia.
People choose how they want to spend their time - day trips to the coast and to the arcades are favourites.
“Rockingham has a strong homely feel. The people we support are comfortable with each other. There is always lots of laughter in the house - it’s very communal with lots of activities. People enjoy spending time together and relaxing at home. The staff are very friendly and get on well with everyone we support. The atmosphere is welcoming to all and inviting to those who want to have a chat.” Manager, Rockingham