- Learning Disabilities, Challenging Behaviour, Prader-Willi Syndrome
Heathcotes Bridlington is a specialist residential service for adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome who may have dual diagnoses and associated complex needs. Heathcotes Bridlington has ten ensuite and provides twenty four hour support.
Individual’s with Prader-Willi Syndrome feel hungry constantly and need an environment where food is monitored and controlled but where choice is promoted as freely as possible. Heathcotes Bridlington provides a structured menu which is designed and reviewed by nutritionists and portion sizes are tailored to each individual’s weight. Meals and drinks have set times so each service user know when to expect food and drink and the service provides an extensive range of activities to ensure service users remain active. Service users also receive input from a Clinical Psychologist where appropriate.
The service provides a large communal lounge and kitchen diner with access to a large garden area with rabbits and guinea pigs. There are ground floor bedrooms available and a shared bathroom in addition to the ensuite shower rooms. Heathcotes Bridlington has Wi-Fi throughout allowing service users to stay in touch with family and friends, access e learning and use the internet. Heathcotes Bridlington also offers four self-contained apartments enabling service users to progress through their care pathway and further develop their independent living skills.
Heathcotes Bridlington is situated in a residential area in Bridlington and close to a wealth of community facilities including local shops, sporting facilities and the planned marina development. The service also enjoys easy access to the beach and Bridlington Old Town.
There are many opportunities for service users to develop new skills; East Riding College, Bridlington Campus is a short walk away and service users are encouraged to take part in the running of the household including budgeting and shopping.
The service has excellent transport links and is just a few minutes’ walk from the railway station and close to major bus routes with links to surrounding areas.
For more information about Heathcotes Bridlington or to make a referral, please contact our Placements Coordinator on 01246 556 453 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Heathcotes Bridlington
47 Scarborough Road
- YO16 7PE
- 01262 674818