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Cygnet Wast Hills

Wast Hills Lane, Kings Norton, Birmingham B38 9ET

Gender: Male

Age: 18+

Beds: 25

Located in Kings Norton, Birmingham, Cygnet Wast Hills provides assessment and treatment for individuals with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs. The team can also support individuals who may be detained under the Mental Health Act, as well as those who have complex behaviours, or who have significant difficulties with social engagement.

We accept emergency referrals and the team are experienced in managing them quickly and efficiently to ensure the transition for the service user is as smooth as possible.

The service consists of three wards providing different levels of support depending on the individual, The House, The Annexe and The Lodge.

Cygnet Wast Hills is a large period property, set in an impressive six acres of gardens and formerly part of the Cadbury estate. The service provides a structured, positive, empathic and low-arousal environment with good links to home, the community and outside agencies.

We have two dedicated activity coordinators who support service users to have individual activity plans, which are created based on each person’s likes and hobbies. Their goal is to enable individuals to structure their time, build relationships and establish a balance between therapy, self-care, work and leisure, as appropriate to their individual needs.

Everyone has their own en-suite bedroom and they are encouraged and supported to personalise their own space. Within Cygnet Wast Hills there are many good sized living areas for service users to choose from. Other facilities include two on-site sensory rooms and two activity rooms. In addition, there are life skills kitchens where individuals are supported to make their own drinks and prepare food. Service users also have access to extensive outside space.

Our in-house activities & facilities:

  • Cooking sessions
  • Gardening
  • Sensory garden
  • Pet therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Arts and crafts
  • Movie nights
  • Allotment
  • Disco night
  • Sensory rooms
  • Themed activity months
  • Garden games
  • Reading corner
  • Wildlife garden
  • Laundry room

Our community links:

  • Cinema
  • Swimming Pool
  • Shopping
  • Bowling alley
  • Cadbury World
  • Alveschurch Fisheries
  • Mencap Community Hub
  • Lickey Hills Country Park
  • Akamba African Heritage Garden Centre
  • Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park
  • West Midlands Safari Park
  • Hydropool

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