The property is owned by St Vincent’s who provide assured tenancy agreements to the tenants living at Hawthorn Street. There are seven bedrooms and each house has a communal lounge, kitchen, bathroom, shower room and laundry. There is a private back garden with outside seating for clients use.
Hawthorn Street provides person centred support to individuals with learning disabilities and some challenging behaviour. Staff actively encourage all clients to be involved in the planning of the care and support them to be involved in any decision making. All clients have a person centred plan and are supported to have an annual health check. Staff also support clients to maintain a healthy lifestyle and promote good health.
Staff are well trained and committed to supporting clients with the upmost respect and dignity. Staff support tenants to use/explore the wider community by using the local amenities i.e. shops, pubs, barbers and chemist. Staff support clients to fulfil their hobbies by going to adult education, theatres, football matches, and swimming, Snoozeln and sports days.
Staff support tenants on day trips to the seaside and longer trips, weekends away and holidays both abroad and in the UK.
Who can refer?
Referrals to the service are accepted from health and social care professionals; the team at Hawthorn Street are always pleased to have the opportunity to discuss how their service can meet the needs of adults with a learning disability.
Acting Manager: Diane Gerrard