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Devon Lodge

23A Grange Road, Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 2FL

Gender: Mixed

Age: 18+

Beds: 12

Devon Lodge is a specialist residential service for adults with autism and learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective environment, promoting independence and community integration. Person-centred planning is at the heart of everything we do, based on each person’s specific needs. We understand that consistency and continuity of care is important for the individuals we care for.

Located in Hedge End, Southampton, Devon Lodge has 12 beds; eight in the main house and four in the annexe. The service has plenty of rest and recreation areas, both inside and outside in the large garden, providing a safe and homely environment.

Recruitment Open Day

Our residential services in Hampshire are looking for full time Support Workers with a passion for delivering outstanding care. Join us at our free open day in Southampton on Friday 6th May – meet the team, ask questions and find out more about this amazing opportunity.

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As part of our care pathway, Devon Lodge enables each individual to build upon their skills to achieve further independence, self-advocacy and confidence, leading to a better quality of life.

Our activity co-ordinator supports individuals in creating person-centred activity planners and developing daily living skills both inside the home and out in the community. The integrated multi-disciplinary team (MDT) consists of occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, psychology and psychiatry.

Our staff use least restrictive practice approaches and are trained in specialised intervention techniques and sensory integration strategies.

Case Study: Paul’s Journey

Read about how the team at Devon Lodge transformed Paul’s life.

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Our resident profile:

  • Adults from the age of 18 years
  • Individuals with a diagnosis of autism and learning disability
  • May present with behaviours that challenge
  • May have communication challenges
  • May have associated complex needs
  • May have an ECHP (Education Healthcare Plan)
  • May be subjected to DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) or Care Orders

Our community links:

  • New Forest walks
  • Eastleigh leisure complex
  • Cineworld and Odeon cinema
  • Queen Elizabeth Country Park
  • Local shops
  • On main bus route
  • Large retail park
  • Autism/learning disability specialist nightclub
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