Resident playing with ball at Symonds House

Symonds House

Symonds House, in the market town of Hitchin in Hertfordshire, is home for 20 adults with physical disabilities. Surrounded by wonderful views of the local countryside, our home is close to shops, pubs and cafes. And there are good train connections to London, Stevenage, Peterborough, and Cambridge.

Find us

Organisation
Symonds House
Street address
2 Lavender Fields
Lucas Lane, Hitchin
Post town
Hertfordshire
Postal code
SG5 2JB
Phone number
Service manager:
Elizabeth Page

Living solutions

  • Care and nursing home for 20 adults
  • Respite care
  • Convalescent care

We all know there’s no place like home

That’s why each Leonard Cheshire home is unique, and provides the support that’s right for the people who live there. Personalised support helps to make sure everyone can live as independently as they choose.

Symonds House, in the market town of Hitchin in Hertfordshire, is home for 20 adults with physical disabilities. Surrounded by wonderful views of the local countryside, our home is close to shops, pubs and cafes. And there are good train connections to London, Stevenage, Peterborough, and Cambridge.


Is this the place for you?

This is a safe and friendly place to live, with high quality care and nursing. The team is dedicated and experienced, and will make sure your needs are understood and met – all with the greatest privacy and respect. We also offer physiotherapy and have a tranquility room for you to relax in.


The people you’ll meet, the things you’ll do…

Live here and you’ll be supported to be independent, healthy and active. There’s something for everyone and our great team of staff and volunteers run individual and group activities, including karaoke and gardening. So whatever your interests, from keeping fit to being creative, there’s always something to get involved in.

…will take you to where you want to go

Whatever your short- or long-term aims, we’re here to support you and make sure your journey is as fun and successful as possible.


Facilities and services

  • Respite care
  • Convalescent care
  • Own GP if required
  • Physiotherapy
  • Tranquility room
  • Own furniture if required
  • Minibus or other transport
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair access
  • Gardens with a vegetable patch, a greenhouse and a sensory area
  • Phone point in own room/mobile
  • Television point in own room
  • Residents’ internet access

Speak to us about referrals

If you're interested in learning more about Symonds House you can email us at:
referrals@leonardcheshire.org.

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