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Barra House

Specialism: Barra House is an Autism Specific Service.

Details of Vacancies: There are currently no vacancies at Barra House.

Type of service: Residential

Age range: 18+

Current profile of the service:The building has been designed and constructed in line with principles which underpin such provision for younger adults on the Autistic Spectrum. We have had guidance and assistance from the designers Munro Associates (Shrewsbury) and from the National Autistic Society’s Autism Accreditation Service. All staff at Barra House have received Autism Awareness training

Focus of service: Our aim is to support individuals to achieve their goals, participate in meaningful activities and become more self-sufficient, building on their skills.

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Barra House is an Autism Specific Service. The building has been designed and constructed in line with principles which underpin such provision for younger adults on the Autistic Spectrum. The service is a small two bed model with ensuite rooms and plenty of communal space.

We offer full needs and risk assessments completed by trained and experienced staff in liaison with the individual and anyone else they wish to be involved such as family, friend, or advocate. We provide person-centred support plans which include details of how we assist individuals to maintain their independence.

Support to individuals with a range of activities including: budget planning and finances, meal planning, shopping and household tasks, establishing community links and promoting self-advocacy and support in accessing health services.

​The manager at Barra House is Debs Fritzl.

Having started her career as a Registered Nurse in 1978. Debs worked in a long stay hospital before moving onto work in the community, supporting individuals with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health issues. She has always worked in a caring, proactive and informed manner, which has enabled her to support those in care to gain independence and achieve their goals.

Working as a Deputy Manager in a day service, she then decided to move the county of Shropshire where she started as a Registered Manager at Highbury House in 2004.

Her education: SRN in Learning Disabilities, Registered managers award 2005, Degree in CIPD human resource management 2014.

She is self-motivated, reliable and committed to providing a quality provision to the people we support. I believe that power and control should be given back to the people who it belongs to…the people we support.

Adelphi Care Services is to become part of The Regard Group

Shropshire care group Adelphi Care Services, which provides services to adults with learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour, is to become part of The Regard Group. Nine specialist residential and supported living services will become part of Regard, which was formed in 1994, and now has a staff of over 2,200 operating at 150 sites around the country. The organisation currently supports more than 1,100 people, helping them to live their lives to the full and as independently as possible.

Contact Barra House

  • Aston Road, Wem Shrewsbury, SY4 5BA
  • 01939 233304
  • Debs Fritzl, Service Manager, 01939 233304
  • Kristian Evans, Regional Coordinator, 029206210657

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