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Barkby Residential Home in Leicestershire offers the very highest quality of care for people with a moderate to severe learning disability, complex needs or challenging behaviours. The service also offers specialist support to people with Autism or those who have a dual diagnosis of Mental Health needs.

Located in Syston, on the outskirts of Leicester, Barkby benefits from excellent transport links, whilst enjoying the freedom of a more rural location. The home enjoys excellent relationships with the local community of Syston and residents benefit from a wide range of community based activities.

The homes itself offers 11 placements in total, including 3 in single storey accommodations in the grounds of the main building. Both ‘The Bungalow’ and ‘The Cottage’ offer spacious self-contained accommodation with high levels of support available to individuals who require a more individualised service.

All eleven rooms benefit from en-suite toilet and bathroom.


  • A highly skilled and motivated staff team trained in enablement, risk management and independent living skills training.
  • High staffing ratios, enabling 1:1 support and attention for the residents
  • Individualised support plans offering targeted support to enable residents to achieve their full potential.
  • A safe and secure environment which is carefully designed to ensure safety, whilst promoting active involvement in daily life. Access to and from the building and grounds are securely monitored.
  • A clear care pathway for individuals who may wish to move to a more independent lifestyle thus utilising their independent living skills training.
  • A full and active social life, with access to a wide range of community based activities.


  • Long term placements, based on maximising potential.
  • Shorter term placements with focused outcomes.
  • Daily living skills.
  • Step down arrangements for individuals moving from a more intensive or secure placements.
  • Transitional placements with focused outcomes for younger people moving into adult services.

CQC Inspection rating “GOOD”. Previous inspection reports can be found on the CQC website:


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