Heathcotes Lincoln - The Gables

Learning Disabilities, Mental Illness, Challenging Behaviour

Opening March 2018

Heathcotes The Gables is a specialist residential service for adults with a Learning Disability, mental illness and who may have challenging behaviours and associated complex needs.

The service has 6 en-suite bedrooms and provides twenty four hour support. There are also 2 self-contained apartments on site for individuals who may require a more independent setting having progressed through their care pathway.

The service has two communal lounges, kitchen and dining areas and large outside space with a lawn area. There is a shared bathroom on the ground floor, as well as a shared bathroom upstairs in addition to the ensuite shower rooms.  There is a downstairs room available for disabled access.  Service users also have access to a quiet communal lounge where they can use a computer or enjoy in house activities.

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.

Heathcotes The Gables is situated in Lincoln and is close to a wealth of community facilities.  Service users can also enjoy the wide range of attractions that Lincoln has to offer such as Ark Wildlife Park, and Belvoir Castle. There are excellent transport links with the service being close to a main bus route as well as the A46.

For more information about Heathcotes the Gables, or to make a referral, please contact the Commissioning Team on 01246 556 453 or via email at BDT@heathcotes.net