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Stephen's Ark - Andover & District Mencap

Stephen's Ark is Andover & District Mencap's respite care home for children. It is located in the community and provides the environment of a normal home for up to 5 children during the day and 3 overnight. The house has recently been modified to include a bathroom and bedroom specially designed for people with a learning disability who use a wheelchair. It is staffed by a manager and carers who work hard to make everyone's stay a happy experience.

Who to contact

Telephone
01264362758
E-mail
respite-care@andovermencap.org
Website
Andover & District Mencap
Social Media
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Notes

Children share the house with their own peer group for the duration of their stay, so they are with familiar faces, and they can also do most things that they might do at home - watch TV, watch videos, listen to music, read a book. We try and get those that are able out into the fresh air during their stay. This might include a night out to the cinema, a shopping trip, a pleasant stroll, ten-pin bowling or some other event. The house is registered as a Small Home and is subject to regulation by the Domiciliary Care Association.

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