Learning disability is usually characterised by limitations in daily life activities abilities which can be life long. This affects an individuals ability to manage their household, social and practical aspects of their lives.However, with the right type of support, most people go on to lead full lives and learn essential life skills. People who provide support for individuals with a learning disability require patience as learning can take longer.
With learning disability, processing complex information can be challenging including in social situations.Support level varies and is dependent on each individual’s needs. People with multiple diagnosis or profound learning disability often require full time care to meet their full range of support needs.Our team can provide the right support within a community setting or in our supported living houses.
We embrace Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) strategies to support adults with autism, learning difficulties, mental health and other conditions. People who sometimes display behaviours that present risks to themselves and others often require specialised support to manage and minimise risk of harm to self & others.
The PBS approach we take across all our community-based services is user-led, pro-active and holistic. We support individuals to be as independent and as safe as possible. Comprehensive plans and competent staff team ensures that the use of restrictive medication & interventions is significantly reduced. This enhances individuals overall quality of life and positive outcomes.
We provide support for young adults living with mental health. We have trained mental health support staff who help individuals live safely in the community. We offer structured support alongside other key professional networks to prevent crisis and hospital admissions.
Brain injury for a significant number of people can have profound and life altering effects. Some of the changes include but not limited to changes in normal behaviour, memory & cognitive limitations amongst other things. We offer support to each individual to achieve key personal milestones as per their established needs.We support people to step down from hospital with comprehensive care packages at home.
We work with you and others involved in your care to co-produce a comprehensive support plan to guide your care delivery & management. Comprehensive assessment and care plan will focus on each person’s requirements, clinical needs, personal preferences, desires and abilities.Our staff will provide person-centred support to help achieve agreed personal goals through a series of strategies. We will motivate and guide you to achieve personal milestones every step of the way. This includes activities of daily living such as personal care, social activities to rediscover your social support networks, shopping, finances and attending appointments.We offer a range of clinical interventions including medication management, epilepsy and airway management amongst others. Tapping into multi-disciplinary teams helps to improve the expertise and level of specialist input provided by our staff. We support with all aspects of life to ensure your life is meaningful and dignified.
Our senses are key and certainly plays a huge role in our lives. Our ability to see, hear, smell, touch & balance is central and determines how every individual interacts with others and their environment. When these senses are impaired, people loose key abilities and this can affect their lives significantly. It can often result to self-harm due to loss of stimulation.
At Park Avenue North we offer autistic adults between the age of 17 to 65 years an opportunity to live holistic and independent lives. Park Avenue North is located in the desirable area of Abington with Abington Park being a short stroll away. The rooms are well appointed with various break out areas. The house is within easy walking distance of the town centre and local bus routes provide access to other nearby towns.Our committed staff team, including a registered manager, provide support, innovative ideas for a well rounded independent living environment.
The team have expertise of supporting adults with a wide range of complex needs. We employ a joined-up approach within our support services by tapping into a network of outside professionals. This helps to enhance support services ensuring that each individual has access to the best possible support that is personal to them.Some of the rooms are en-suite with one located on the ground floor. All the rooms are well appointed and allows sufficient personal space including some snug spaces and break out areas. There is a good size garden and a sensory room.