A NEWLY refurbished residential home for people with learning disabilities and complex needs has opened in Meltham.
Local parish councillor Shirley Watson opened Bishop’s Way, a specialist home which helps people learn new skills and reach their full potential.
The home has low level access and all bedrooms are en-suite.
Home manager Joanne Metcalfe has 18 years’ experience of working with individuals with a learning disability.
Facilities include a skills centre which has a multi-sensory room, computer suite, arts and crafts room and an area for quiet time and relaxation.
Jeremy Hoy, Advocacy Representative for people with Learning Disabilities at Huddersfield People First, visited the home during the official opening.
Jeremy said the premises were “like a hotel”.
People with a learning disability who stay at the home will be encouraged to be as independent as possible and learn new life skills.