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Discovery Home


Service Description

Discovery Home provides Residential and Day Care respite for Special Needs Children aged 8-17 yrs old. The Service accommodates a range of needs from mild to profound with an objective to improve the quality of life for children with disabilities and their parents/carers.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Discovery Home in partnership with LBTH provides short break services for children with disabilities. The Qualb Short Break service limited is the registered provider. The overall aim of Discovery Home is to provide parents/carers with planned short breaks respite. The objective is to accommodate children and young people with special needs with the least disruption in their lives with a warm, safe and caring environment which will also enhance their achievements.

Discovery Home can take up to 3 wheelchair users at any one time. The disabilities of the children range from Emotional/Behavioural through to complex needs. Discovery Home has a 15 seater mini bus and a sensory playroom.

Opening times:
Term time: 9am - 5pm (Monday - Friday)
Weekends: 24/7
School Holidays: 24/7 (Monday - Sunday)

Our out of hours on-call number is: 07769 183 966

Our hourly rate varies but it starts from £17.00 - £21.00 per hour.

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 5 years to 18 years


Cost per Hour

Questions & Answers

Are The Premises Accessible For Wheelchair Users?
Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Do You Cater For Over 8s?
Do You Have A Waiting List?
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Do You Offer Specific Support For Children With Additional Needs?
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers
Has A Service Description?
Registered For 2 Year Old Grant

OFSTED Information

OFSTED Last Inspection and Summary
31 October 2017

Further Information

Provider Type
Delivery Channels
E-Mail In Person Post Telephone Web Site Office / Premises
Eligibility Criteria
Child Aged 5 And Above Tier 1: Universal
Available Facilities
Disabled Access Healthy Eating Ict Facilities Internet Connection Kitchen Play Area Public Toilets
Referral Criteria
None (Self-referral) Integrated Service For Disabled Children