"A stepping stone to greater independence"

Willow Tree House is a place of safety and stability which our clients may never have experienced before coming to Milewood. That feeling of security gives us the basis from which our personalised care plans can build completely new levels of confidence, sociability and independence providing a stepping stone to achieving their full potential.

The home is located in the picturesque village of Haxby, within easy walking distance of the local shops, pubs, restaurants and parks and just a short bus ride from York. There are numerous community activities close by including Zumba, art groups and sports groups.


Willow Tree House offers:

  • Seven self contained single occupancy flats
  • Recently refurbished and equipped
  • Garden and patio
  • Situated in a quiet village within a few minutes drive to the City of York
  • Excellent range of local facilities
  • Friendly, highly trained and experienced staff
  • Local college courses available
  • All clients are registered with local GP and have access to all local health services
  • Communual room

Our Service

At Willow Tree House all clients receive a personal care plan to suit their individual needs. We encourage people to make decisions and express their feelings and emotions. Clients are helped to maintain their independence through their care plan and we support their wishes to privacy and dignity.

Above all, we respect our clients' rights to their beliefs and views. By getting to know the individuals that we care for, we aim to understand the causes behind any behavioural issues. It is imperative to respond in a supportive and therapeutic way that minimises the need for physical intervention. The experienced employees are familiar with possible causes of these problems and are fully trained in diversionary and de-escalating techniques.

Willow Tree House Facilities

Our philosophy of helping clients to reach their full potential and maximise personal growth, forms the basis to our structured activity programmes. Activities include education, regular visits to local cinemas, shops, public houses, restaurants, leisure centres, drama, woodwork and museums. Clients are also treated to bus and boat tours and encouraged to help run the home.

Working closely with Milewood staff, community nurses offer follow-up support for additional health needs and carry out medical reviews. Individuals have access to local health services including opticians, dentists and chiropodists.

Best of all, our clients enjoy private, individually decorated rooms.


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Willow Tree House
Haxby, York
Philosophy of Care

A detailed statement of purpose, aims and objectives can be obtained from the contact details below. In this document, we outline details of managers, our philosophy of care, the admission process, fees structure, and more detail on operational procedures and policies.

Adriana Kolano
Willow Tree House
Calf Close, Haxby, York
North Yorkshire YO32 3NS
Telephone: 01904 765 157

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