Ivy Mead was registered as a residential service for adults with learning disabilities in December 2003.
House 1 accommodates 10 individuals and is of a mixed occupancy, the house is built on 2 levels. The first floor consists of 8 bedrooms all of which have individual WC and wash basins, there are 3 walk-in shower rooms and a bathroom.
On the ground floor there are 2 bedrooms that have en-suite facilities including shower, WC and wash basins, these rooms offer wheelchair user access, 3 WC, 1 designed for wheelchair users and a private telephone booth.
There is a spacious lounge / dining area, a fully equipped modern kitchen, a sluice room and an activity room, all areas give access to the rear gardens.
House 2 offers a service to females; this house is also on 2 levels and accommodates 10 individual females. There are 8 bedrooms on the first floor and 2 on the ground floor.
On the ground floor there is a large open plan lounge / dining area, large modern fully equipped kitchen, Sluice room and 3 WC, 1 designed for wheelchair access and a private telephone booth.