Residential care

Easthill Home for Deaf People

Easthill Home for Deaf People is unique in offering residential care home for BSL users.

Welcome to Easthill, a place to call home

Welcome to Easthill Home for Deaf People, situated in Ryde on the beautiful Isle of Wight. With over 70 years of expertise, we pride ourselves on delivering outstanding care to deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users. Our home accommodates up to 13 deaf adults. We understand that everyone has unique needs and require different levels of support, meaning each resident receives a bespoke care package.

Our home

Our home accommodates up to 13 deaf adults. At Easthill, we pride ourselves on fostering a warm and inclusive community, where residents enjoy the support of a dedicated care team. Our comfortable and spacious accommodation provides a relaxing and safe environment. Our communal areas are designed to be accessible and comfortable for all, with ample space for socialising, relaxing, and enjoying daily activities.

Deaf specialist equipment

Our facilities are designed with deaf-friendly equipment to prioritise accessibility and safety, with features such as vibrating alarms, induction loop systems, and flashing light entry systems.

Communicate with ease

We are proud to be able to offer an environment where BSL is used. We can also provide BSL/English interpreters to our residents for appointments, or other engagements.

Our staff

Our staff have experience of working with deaf BSL users, as well as those who may have additional physical, emotional or mental health needs. All staff receive training in BSL in addition to mandatory training.

Our rooms

Our accommodation options are designed to offer privacy and independence, with 13 tastefully furnished rooms that residents can decorate and personalise to their liking.

Delicious food

Our skilled kitchen staff prepare delicious and nutritious meals based on individual preferences and dietary requirements.

Our activities

Residents at Easthill have the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities, from hobbies and holidays to swimming and trips to the theatre. We regularly organise outings to explore the picturesque Isle of Wight, tailored to the interests and needs of our residents.

“My brother has been at Easthill for more than ten years and he has been happy there from the start. As a former nurse who worked in several nursing homes I’m always reassured when I visit Ryde that my brother is happy and in the best possible hands. So comforting to know such a place exists.”

– Family member of Easthill resident

Supporting independent living

We support our residents to live their lives as independently as possible, whilst providing assistance and care where required.

Our professional care team can support with services such as:

  • Assistance with bathing and dressing
  • Administering medicines and providing care
  • Cleaning all facilities and accommodation
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Providing meals or assisting in cooking
  • Shopping for food and personal goods
  • Assistance with book-keeping and personal affairs
  • IT assistance
  • Providing BSL/English Interpreters
We are registered with the Care Quality Commission

Easthill Home for Deaf People is registered with the Care Quality Commission.

Get in touch

If you or someone you care about is considering a move to a residential home, get in touch using the contact form below. We look forward to welcoming you.

Easthill Home for Deaf People
7 Pitt Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 3EB
Tel: 01983 564068

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