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Discovery Home

Description

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)

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 5 To 18

Costs

Cost
Free
Cost per Session
£0.00
Cost per Hour
£0.00
Cost per Day
£0.00
Over 2's Cost per Week
£0.00
Under 2's Cost per Week
£0.00

OFSTED Information

OFSTED Last Inspection Date
31 October 2017
OFSTED Last Inspection Summary
Outstanding

Questions & Answers

Are The Premises Accessible For Wheelchair Users?
Yes
Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
No
Do You Cater For Over 8s?
Yes
Do You Have A Waiting List?
No
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Yes
Do You Offer Specific Support For Children With Additional Needs?
Yes
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers
Yes
Has A Service Description?
Yes
Registered For 2 Year Old Grant
No

Further Information

Provider Type
SEND
Suitable For
Downs Syndrome Visual Impairment Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Complex Needs Dyslexia Epilepsy Specific Learning Difficulties Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD) Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI) Physical Disability Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) Severe Learning Difficulty (SLD)
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