Grow our own nurses -Dionne’s story

Dionne Glen, a Senior Support Worker at Moorpark Place has been studying through the Huntercombe Academy and the Grow Our Own Nurses programme. Dionne’s story shows how helpful it is for both employee and employer to have a supportive and flexible approach to studying whilst working. “I started...

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Watch Alastair’s story about his life at Moorpark

Alastair is one of our residents at Moorpark Place where we provide residential care and support for day-to-day living for men and women on the autistic spectrum.  This is his story about why he enjoys living at Moorpark.

Understanding the difference between mental health issues and learning disabilities

Yet understanding exactly what the issue is marks the first step towards personalised treatment strategies that recognise the enormous complexity of mental illness and the uniqueness of every patient. The same goes for learning disabilities, an area that shares certain characteristics, such as, channels for diagnosis and management,...

Moorpark Place celebrates Mental Health Awareness Week

Moorpark Place staff raised awareness of stress for Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, by carrying out a CPD session for staff. The session focussed on the need for being aware of stress and coping strategies for managing time, and organisation which when mismanaged can create a feeling of...

Fun had by all at Moorpark Place

Set in the beautiful Garnock Valley countryside, Moorpark Place provides a comfortable home and residential care to 25 adults with autism. On Sunday, August 20, staff, residents, carers and family members came together to host an Fun Day at Moorpark to showcase our fantastic facility and strengthen links...

Watch Alastair’s story about Moorpark Place

Bikeability at Moorpark

Moorpark Place finalist in Laing and Buisson award

Moorpark Place in Kilbirnie was selected as a finalist in the specialist residential care category for the Laing and Buisson Awards 2016.  The team attended the Gala dinner on 29 November 2016 in London. Moorpark Place provides an unique environment for adults with autism with 25 individual houses served by...

Soft play visits at Moorpark

The Movers and Groovers of Moorpark Place

Every last Wednesday of the month, the Movers and Groovers meet at Moorpark Place. The Movers and Groovers is a committee of Moorpark Place residents, their families, staff and advocates, and is responsible for developing ideas for activities and discussing facilities that need improving. The Moovers and Groovers...