The Tom Wroe Unit

The Tom Wroe Unit is a purposefully designed seven-person therapy-led service designed to support individuals with traumatic or organic brain injuries, frontal temporal lobe disorders, early onset dementias and other neurological and neurodegenerative conditions.

Tom Woe unit was officially opened in June 2013 and was so named to commemorate one of our local Heroes, Private Thomas James Wroe of the 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire regiment (Duke of Wellington’s) who gave his life on 15th September 2012 aged 18 years defending the Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

The service is well equipped to support our individuals and is a modern, comfortable environment with en-suite facilities to all bedrooms. Bedrooms can be decorated according to individual taste with consideration to Health and Safety Regulations. The home has level access, a tranquil patio area, television lounge and relaxation room, therapy room with facilities that enable a person’s progression through skills enhancement. We are a therapy-led, led by Clinical Psychology, life skills coaching team aiming to support our individuals in overcoming the challenges they face every day so that they can achieve their goals and aspirations.

The Care Team

Tom Wroe has a Consultant Psychologist and Unit Co Ordinator who support a Life Skills team that are selected for their qualities of reliability, integrity, skill, friendliness and professionalism. We operate safe recruitment systems to ensure all are checked thoroughly.

During induction all staff undertake appropriate mandatory and specialist training through a mixture of e-learning and face to face training delivered by both external professionals and experienced in-house trainers. The Team at Tom Wroe are in turn supported by the CEO and COO (Our People) Tom Wroe Unit can support residents with a wide range of medical, nursing, physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, speech and Language therapy and psychology on and off site. Our clinical approach includes a thorough assessment and review of each individuals care needs. Therapists can be accessed from the local Mental Health Team in Kirklees.

Staffing ratios are based on the needs of the residents identified at assessment and help ensure a high quality, safe environment in which the development of the individual is our priority.

Strategic Approach

We have a clearly defined strategy for the future. Firstly, the services provided are and will remain the highest quality available in the UK. Adequate resources are allocated towards staff training and development so that people grow with the company as it develops.

“We aim to provide a safe, caring and supportive and therapeutic, domestic environment for adults, in order to help them overcome the challenges that they face every day and to realise their true potential. We aim to be the best at what we do for the individuals who live here, for our staff and for the community we serve.”

Our principles and values are:

Service Delivery

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in everything we do

The above is not intended to be a definitive list of the Homes values nor are the rights of the individual based solely on these values rather they reflect those, which are believed to be of paramount importance in the provision of services to people with complex mental health needs.