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Diana Rose House

Sheltered Housing
158 Southchurch Boulevard, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 4UY

This bright and spacious House has been modernised to incorporate an architect-designed layout and award-winning rear garden

The House accommodates up to 9 Residents in en-suited rooms and has recently undergone internal alterations to provide improved lounge and dining-room facilities

It is conveniently situated for the popular Thorpe Bay area with its Broadway shops.

The House also benefits from the services of a House Manager, emergency Careline service, plus the support of the Society’s Administration office and staff.

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Facilities and services

  • 9 rooms with en-suite facilities
  • Thorpe Bay seafront 5 minutes drive
  • Person-centred Support Plans
  • Cleaning of rooms
  • Shower / wet room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Stair-Lift
  • Communal lounge with TV / DVD / Wii-Fit
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities
  • Regular activities
  • Working Committee of Volunteers
  • Scooter charging facilities
  • Local shops 5-10 minute walk
  • Southend Shopping centre 10 minutes by car
  • Southend seafront 12 minutes by car
  • Bus stop 100 yards
  • Short stay / respite possible


158 Southchurch Boulevard, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 4UY

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Sheltered Housing

The Society’s Sheltered Houses are large Houses which have been adapted and provided with specialist facilities, such as a Careline systems for the times when staff are off-duty, ramps, motorised scooter charging facilities, lifts / stairlifts and shower / wet rooms.

The Houses accommodate between 8 and 12 Residents and all rooms have en-suite facilities, plus the facilities for making breakfast and refreshments.

Each House is run by a trained House Manager who cooks and serves the two main meals of the day.


Each Resident has a Support Plan which is completed at the time of joining the House and is designed to ensure that the Resident receives the appropriate amount of support whilst maintaining an independent and active life.

Cleaning of Residents’ rooms is provided in-house and there are also laundry facilities on-site.

When moving into an Abbeyfield House, Residents are able to bring their own furniture and treasured possessions and are encouraged to maintain links with family, friends  and others in the community.