Heathcotes The Gables 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 has 8 en-suite bedrooms and provides 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 ample communal space with kitchen and dining areas and large outside space with a lawn area. There are shared bathrooms in addition to the ensuite shower rooms. Service users also have access to a quiet communal lounge where they can use a computer or enjoy watching films.
Heathcotes The Gables is situated in North Hykeham and is close to a wealth of community facilities. Service users can also enjoy the wide range of attractions that Lincoln has to offer. There are excellent transport links to the city centre with the service being close to a main bus route.
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.