Heathcotes Balby

Learning Disabilities, Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Mental Illness, Challenging Behaviour

Heathcotes Balby is a specialist residential service for adults with a Learning Disability who may have dual diagnoses and associated complex needs. Heathcotes Balby has eight ensuite bedrooms and provides twenty four hour support.

The service provides a communal lounge, dining room and kitchen. Service users are able to use the large games rooms complete with musical instruments and karaoke machine and the dedicated activities room for arts and crafts and where service users can use a computer. Heathcotes Balby has Wi-Fi throughout allowing service users to stay in touch with family and friends, access e-learning and use the internet. There are ground floor rooms available and there is a shared bathroom as well as ensuite shower rooms. The service has its own large garden area with a trampoline, swings and a comfortable garden swing. The garden area also offers a patio area for BBQs and a selection of outdoor games.

Heathcotes Balby is situated in a residential area of Balby, Doncaster and close to a wealth of community facilities including local shops, leisure centres, pubs and local parks. The service is very close to Doncaster town centre, Conisborough Castle, Doncaster Wildlife Park, ten-pin bowling alleys and a cinema.

There are many opportunities for service users to develop new skills; Doncaster College is a short drive away and service users are encourage to take part in the running of the household including shopping and budgeting.

There are excellent transport links; the service is close local bus routes providing easy access to surrounding towns such as Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley and the M1 and M18 motorways are just a short distance away from the service.

For more information about Heathcotes Balby or to make a referral, please contact our Placements Coordinator on 01246 556 453 or via email at referrals@heathcotes.net

Contact information

44 Samuel Street

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