The Bridge Westmead. A progressive, safe and adaptable community home

Westmead provides a flexible and comfortable home that can support seven people. Each person has their own individual flat, moulded to their single set of needs and individual support.

At Westmead, people with high support needs live and integrate successfully in a community based setting.

  • Specialised individual accommodation for people with higher support needs
  • Property that is flexible for a variety of scenarios with scope for further adaption
  • Highly personalised and outcome-focused support delivered by a well-trained team
  • A detailed local understanding of requirements and trusted relationships with commissioners
  • Innovative technology and support model to support efficient and safe delivery of services and improve people’s lives.

An overview of our home

The Bridge Westmead is on a quiet residential estate in Castleford, West Yorkshire. The setting is comfortable and relaxing, with flexible and spacious individual accommodation to help people live successfully in the local community.

There are four apartments and five bungalows, offering individual, self-contained living for seven people in total. Each home has its own front door, and offers a minimum of two bedrooms, a lounge, separate kitchen and bathrooms offering a combination of bath, wet room or both.

Additional bedrooms can be adapted to form multi-sensory spaces, or tailored for day time activities that aid practical skills development and compliment community based resources.

As part of our environmental assessment, each home can be adapted to meet an individual’s requirements. This allows each person to live in a safe and considered environment that meets their personal circumstances and preferences.

There are lawned gardens to the front of the property and an enclosed garden to the rear. There is also ample parking, as well as separate office and staff areas, and shared meeting spaces for the people we support and our team.

We have a wealth of experience in supporting individuals with uniquely complex and challenging support needs that require a fresh approach. The management team are all CITRUS trainers. Combined with our BILD accredited support model, and PBS practitioners, we strive to enable, stabilise, improve and exceed expectations for the people we support.

The local area around Westmead

The surrounding area

The Bridge Westmead is set towards the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. It’s a calm and tranquil environment with low levels of passing traffic and noise. The local community is on the doorstep, with adjacent Queens Park Drive offering a direct bus route into nearby Wakefield and Castleford. In fact, it’s only one mile to Castleford town centre with local shops and supermarkets.

There are GP surgeries, dentists and opticians within walking distance and the District Hospital is within two miles. Nearby Xscape offers a trampoline park, cinema and snowzone, as well as shopping facilities. The M62 and A1 motorways are within easy reach and Wakefield Westgate and Castleford trains stations are only a short drive away.

Environment at a glance

  • Five bungalows and four large apartments each for individual use to suit a broad variety of needs.
  • Flexible environments that are designed to a high specification can be adapted to meet specific needs.
  • Enclosed rear garden area offering tranquil and quiet spaces to suit needs.
  • Ample parking and access to transport and ensure fully community access and integration.
  • Easy access to the local community and links to surrounding areas of Westmead and Castleford.

“X’s team have done fantastic work in supporting his safe transition to his new home. Their professionalism is outstanding and it has been a pleasure working with them.”

Contact details

For all enquiries or to speak to a member of the team, please contact us:

Registered Manager: Matthew McHale
The Bridge Westmead
51 Westmead
Castleford
WF10 3AF

Tel: 01977 326 623
Email: matthew.mchale@thebridgecare.com

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