3 Foxview Nursing Respite Service (Dewsbury)

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3 Foxview is a single storey unit in Dewsbury offering Nursing Respite care to adults with a learning disability and associated complex health needs in the North Kirklees district

Respite at Foxview

About Fox View

3 Foxview is a Respite service providing 24 hr Nursing care for adults with Learning Disabilities and associated complex health needs. The service has 6 bedrooms, 4 to provide respite to regular guests of the service and 2 emergency beds. Use of the emergency beds needs to be approved by the local CCG.

3 Foxview is a fully accessible bungalow with tracking and hoists throughout and an adapted bathroom and shower room. The building is spacious with plenty of room for guests at the service to relax and enjoy their visit. There is a sensory room and enclosed garden for guests to enjoy. The service has an adapted vehicle to enable guests who rely on wheelchairs to access the community and enjoy external activities.

Aims and Objectives of the Service

At 3 Foxview we strive to offer guests person centred care at all times and work closely with other professionals and families to achieve this. We offer guests annual reviews to establish goals and outcomes and ensure we are working effectively to achieve these.

The established nursing team are trained to a high standard to provide care for guests who’s support needs include – postural care, epilepsy care, enteral feeding and support with medication. The Nursing team work with a team of support workers who provide personal cares, nutrition and hydration support and opportunities for social activities.

The service has good links with other health professionals such as SALT, Physio and OT’s and work with these to ensure all guests receive the best possible care. We also work closely with local Day Care providers to ensure continuity of care when guests are in respite.

Who do we support?

3 Foxview supports adults with learning disabilities and associated health needs who live in the Kirklees area and qualify for respite care.

How can I access this support?

Referrals need to be made to the service by the local CCG or Social Work team.

Contact Details

Manager:     Laura Gray

Email:          laura.gray@st-annes.org.uk