Specialism: Individuals with a learning disability with a specialist focus on autism. The staff team also offer a wealth of experience of epilepsy management and specialist knowledge of Huntingdon’s Disease. Some of the individuals living at Cherrycroft have mental health conditions in addition to their learning disability.
Details of Vacancies: First floor, en-suite room available with a lift available for access, in a service that can deal with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs.
Type of Service: Residential
Age Range: 18+
Current Profile of Service: The property is a large detached house and has a back garden that also contains a sensory cabin. There is a platform lift servicing the first floor.
Hours Provided: Staff are available across the day with 2 waking night staff. Additional staff cover is available to facilitate activities and all residents can be assessed for 1:1 hours to be incorporated into this.
Focus of Service: Cherrycroft works to encourage and develop each individuals independence and autonomy within a group living setting. The importance of effective communication is central to the support provided to every service user. We strive to support our service users to source, participate and plan a wide range of meaningful activities, building their role within their wider community.
Staff were kind and caring and treated people respectfully. People participated in activities of their own choice that met their needs. Families were made to feel welcome and people were able to receive their visitors at a time of their choosing. Staff ensured that people’s privacy and dignity was maintained at all times.There were good systems in place to monitor the quality of the service and to deal with any complaints or concerns.
Care Quality Commission Report 2016