- Learning Disabilities, Asperger's Syndrome, Mental Illness, Down Syndrome, Sensory impairments, Challenging Behaviour
Heathcotes Chesterfield is a specialist residential service for adults with a Learning Disability, mental illness and who may have dual diagnoses and associated complex needs.
The service is divided into two separate homes, both offering 8en-suite bedrooms and both providing twenty four hour support. All staff are NAPPI (Non Abusive Physical and Psychological Interventions) trained and use the NAPPI red and green scale to maintain positive influence on each service user, with a view to minimising the level and frequency of challenging behaviour. Service users may have spent long periods of time in a hospital setting or may have additional complex needs including sensory impairments and communication difficulties.
The service has spacious communal lounges, kitchen and dining areas and large outside space with a lawn area. There is a shared bathroom on the first floor, as well as an accessible wet room on the ground floor, in addition to the ensuite shower rooms. There are also downstairs bedrooms available for disabled access. Service users also have access to a quiet communal lounge where they can use a computer or enjoy watching films.
Heathcotes Chesterfield is situated close to a wealth of community facilities. Service users can also enjoy the wide range of attractions that Chesterfield town centre has to offer. There are excellent transport links to surrounding areas with the service being close to a main bus route as well as the M1 motorway.
For more information about the new services, or to make a referral, please contact the Commissioning Team on 01246 556 453 or via email at BDT@heathcotes.net.