On this page we try to answer most of the common questions or concerns.

If there is something we have not covered or you have a particular concern then why not call the Registered Manager for clarification?


When I start my trial period, should I bring all of my belongings?

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What care is provided for me at Derbyshire House?

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What will happen regarding food?

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Will I have my own personal space, or is everywhere in the home communal?

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I have things that I don’t wish the people living here to know, is this OK?

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I have my own chiropodist/optician, will I have to change?

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How will I get to all of my external appointments?

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I take my own medication at home - can I continue at Derbyshire House?

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Will somebody be able to get me a daily paper?

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I go to church regularly, can that continue?

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Can my mail be delivered here?

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Am I allowed to bring my pet from home/gain a new pet whilst in Derbyshire House?

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I have regular visits/appointments with my GP, does this have to stop when I move in?

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Can I have my family/friends over to visit?

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Is there a phone I can use?

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Can I smoke whilst staying at Derbyshire House?

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Can I bring my own alcohol?

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