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Coneyhurst Lodge

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Specialism: Adults with complex health needs including epilepsy, physical mobility needs & other associated complexities.

Details of Vacancies: Currently there are three en-suite bedrooms available.

Type of Service: 24 hour residential care.

Age Range: 18+

Current Profile of Service: Shared accommodation with additional rooms to ensure space is available if individuals want to have time away from the main lounge area. The home has a modern feel to it with laminate flooring throughout the ground floor. The house benefits from having two lounges, a fully equipped sensory room and activity room which is located in the garden. The home has a lift for access to the first floor. All the bedrooms are en suite with a mix of wetrooms and baths in each.

Hours Provided: Staff are available throughout the day with waking night staff. 1:1 needs of individuals are assessed prior to moving into the service plus annually as part of the reviewing process of individuals and service.

Focus of Service: To deliver a high standard of care and support to individuals who have complex needs health needs including epilepsy, pica, autism, mobility needs and other associated complexities. To ensure each individual has a personal daily outcome focused support plan to achieve outcome focused goals and personal daily outcomes.

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The communal areas of the home include a large dining area, lounge. The home has multiple sensory activity rooms. These are a great place for staff to support the individuals who live in the home with intensive interaction and sensory therapy sessions.

All ten bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom or wet room, with toilet and washbasin.

The home has two vehicles, a people carrier and a wheelchair adapted vehicle. Two train stations are within walking distance of the home and there is also an excellent bus service.

Coneyhurst Lodge is close to the coast and individuals currently enjoy the closeness of the local coastal walks and coastal amenities. The people we support at Coneyhurst Lodge are well known within the local community and have actively got involved with local activities and events.

The people we support are encouraged to maximise their independent living skills and are supported line with their personal daily outcome plans. Each individual has an individual weekly activity and goal plan to ensure that they are participating in meaningful activities both in the home and the community. It is important that we are transparent and evidence the level of support and outcome focused goals are achieved. These are evidenced in the weekly and monthly PDO reports which can be shared with social workers and commissioners.

Northbrook College is nearby and provides facilities and support for people with learning disabilities. One resident attends St John’s College in Brighton five days a week and the local branch of Scope provides work opportunities in a nearby café.

Ferring Country Centre also offers voluntary work and work experience opportunities for people with learning disabilities, including working with animals and horticulture.

Local resources made use of by the service users we support at Coneyhurst include the cinema, pier, swimming pools and a wide range of restaurants and cafés.

Elvira Panxha is the service manager at Coneyhurst Lodge, she has over a decade of experience in the field of specialised care for children and adults with severe learning difficulties, neurological disorders, and complex medical needs. Elvira holds a BA (Hons) in Psychology & Sociology, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling, and an MSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy. An indomitable advocate of equality for those with neurological or physical disabilities; Elvira promotes independence and self-development for all of her clients using person-centred methodology.

The team has a varied set of skills and experience to offer, but all staff are required to obtain the appropriate knowledge to support the needs of the service. This includes Autism awareness, Epilepsy and person centred planning and intensive interaction training.

Music festival fun for the people who live at Coneyhurst

The people who live at Coneyhurst Lodge recently attended a summer festival and concert, arranged for people with disabilities.

Families, games and a barbeque at Coneyhurst Lodge’s Open Day party

Recently, Coneyhurst Lodge, our residential service in Worthing held an open day event as part of National Care Home Open Day.

Coneyhurst Lodge’s party is a huge success 

This month, Coneyhurst, our residential service in Worthing, threw an Easter Party for the people they support.

Ex-straw-dinary Scarecrow Competition 

Recently, in the London and South East region, a number of our services held a competition to see who could produce the best scarecrow; there were some great entries as can be seen in the photographs.

Coneyhurst Lodge hold coffee morning to raise money for Macmillan.

The staff and people we support at Coneyhurst Lodge, our residential service in Worthing, held a coffee morning to raise money for Macmillan.

Innovative medication system helps promote independence for Andrew at Coneyhurst

The staff team at our Coneyhurst Lodge residential service in Worthing recently implemented a new medication system to help support Andrew (who recently moved into the service and has Cerebral Palsy) to manage his medications.

Coneyhurst enjoy a spellbinding Circus Wonderland trip…

In such a hi-tech world we live in where we are constantly plugged into our smartphones and tablets, there still remains an old-fashioned nostalgia about a trip to the circus.

Coneyhurst show off their pancake flipping skills

Celebrated by Britons in the lead up to Easter for centuries, Pancake Day also known as Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Tuesday is one of the nation’s most beloved days and an excuse to indulge and consume plenty of pancakes with chocolate and maple syrup.

‘Au revoir’ for close friends, Danielle and James from Coneyhurst, as they sail the seas

Danielle and James who live at our Coneyhurst Lodge residential home in Worthing have become great friends.

Roller coaster joy for Coneyhurst’s Sam

Sam from West Sussex, who has never been on holiday before because he has severe anxiety and autism is celebrating making an overnight trip to Alton Towers.

Care Home Open Day 2018 – Linking Communities

Following on from the success of last year’s events, we are pleased to announce that many of our residential services will opening up their doors, once again, for National Care Home Open Day 2018.

All smiles as Leanna makes tremendous progress at Coneyhurst

A young woman who had been struggling with behaviour and communication problems has undergone an amazing transformation over the past year.

National Learning Disabilities Awards - Recognition for Regard time after time

We are delighted to announce that, after judging, we are through to the final in five categories at the National Learning Disability Awards, an awards evening is being held in Birmingham on 14 July.

The sky’s the limit for helicopter fan James

A young man with learning disabilities from Worthing has fulfilled the dream of a lifetime and taken to the skies on board a helicopter.

Regard works with PROACT-SCIPr-UK® to help improve the lives of service users

Training is an important part of staff being able to support the people we work with effectively; the people we support are those with learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour.

Contact Coneyhurst Lodge

  • 68 St. Lawrence Avenue, Worthing, West Sussex BN14 7JJ
  • 01903 238838
  • 01903 208026
  • Service Manager: Elvira Panxha
  • Regional Manager: James Gwabaya: 07525 950369
  • Area Director: Victoria Hodgson: 0773 453 8156

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