Woodrow House is our new community specialist residential home providing outcome focused care for adults with learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs. Woodrow House will open in January 2019 and is now taking referrals. Woodrow House offers a nine bed home that consists of five self-contained apartments configured to meet the needs of the residents in single occupancy or a four bed home with communal living areas. We offer personalised accommodation with spacious communal areas, an internet café, enclosed outdoor garden and easy access to local amenities. Located in the suburbs of Heaton Moor in Stockport, the home is within close proximity to local services and amenities, including major transport links. Ongoing assessment and high staffing levels means that we are able to meet the changing needs of service users as they progress through their care pathway, while ensuring their safety is maintained and their independence supported. Our part-time multidisciplinary team includes speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, psychology and psychiatry. The management and staff team have comprehensive training, including all mandatory training and bespoke training specific to the needs of the residents, this includes CIS, Safeguarding, food safety, first aid, MAPA, autism, mental health, mental capacity and record keeping. We ensure day-to-day practice is embedded in an overarching framework of support whereby the whole team around the person consciously takes into account the interaction, communication and flexibility of each individual we support. We provide a comprehensive individually tailored care / support plan that is proactively delivered by the whole staff team in an integrated, systematic and consistent manner. Our resident profile: Adults, aged 17+ Primary diagnosis of learning disability accompanied with challenging behaviour including mental illness, co-morbid substance misuse or a forensic background May have autism or Asperger’s syndrome requiring highly structured and / or modified stimuli environments We do not accept people detained under the Mental Health Act We support people on the following sections: 7 (Guardianship), 17 (Planned/authorised leave), 117 (Aftercare arrangements), 25 (Supervised discharge) and a Community Treatment Order (CTO) or DoLS Our community links: Reddish Vale Country Park Heaton Moor Park Local pubs & restaurants Cinema The Heatons Library Download the Woodrow House Flyer798.07 KB Referrals are now being taken and can be made by contacting the Cygnet referrals team via 0808 164 4450 or by emailing [email protected].