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Lansdowne House

Ofsted URN no. 1274093
Rating - Good
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Lansdowne House opened in 2018, registered to provide care for looked after children with Emotional, Behavioural Difficulties aged between 12yrs – 18yrs of age of mixed gender. The home is a 5 bedroom detached property situated in Desborough, nearby to Rothwell and Kettering.


The home is located in a community that offers good local amenities, including a local school, doctor’s surgery, hairdressers, food shops, news-agents and a local bus service. There is a park and playing fields within a short walk from the home. The local area has West Lodge Petting Farm, Wicksteed Park, Stanick Lakes Country Park and amusement amenities.


Lansdowne House has a friendly and welcoming staff team who enjoy arranging and participating in outings and family visits. We have a house car and encourage the use of public transport to explore local areas and days out. The home has a big garden to do outside activities in and we support individual interests at the home.


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Abigail Grabecki

Abigail Grabecki is the registered Home Manager of Lansdowne House. Abigail has over 6 years of experience working with children and young people, both in secure and residential settings and of both genders. Abigail has worked with children and young people with complex emotional needs and learning disabilities.


Abigail has undertaken additional training in specific areas bespoke to the young people she has worked with has attained qualifications in Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare and Children and Young People Level 3. Abigail aims to provide a homely environment where children and young people can achieve positive outcomes for their future.