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what services do we provide at Emscote House?

EMSCOTE HOUSE
ADULT'S SHORT BREAK SERVICES

Emscote House provides an overnight service for adults from Birmingham, Sandwell, Walsall, Staffordshire and Solihull. 
We provide a service for adults with funding from their local authority and for those who are on direct payments.

What you need to know about us:

  • Emscote House is an 8-bedded purpose built dormer style bungalow
  • Short breaks include overnight stays with some day care provision available
  • Adults’ Short Break Services are planned and only close during the Christmas and New year period
  • Introductory visits to the home are available
  • Care plans for each guest are person centred and cater for each individual’s needs
  • Those with epilepsy, diabetes and other healthcare needs can be accommodated
  • All care plans regularly reviewed
  • Highly trained and skilled staff, many with extensive experience
  • Open visitors policy for guests’ family and friends
  • Uses Makaton Sign Language and the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)​
  • Highly skilled and trained staff, many with NVQ Level 3 and 4 qualifications​
  • Diverse staff group representing many different cultures, many with bi-lingual skills​

What sort of facilities does the Adults’ Short Break Service provide?

  • Eight bedrooms some with tracking hoists and specialist beds
  • Two are soft padded bedrooms
  • Homely front lounge with a sensory station
  • Second lounge with a computer projector, bubble tube, karaoke machine
  • Conservatory with a pool table, TV, music and games.
  • We have a motion activated projector which is very interactive
  • Large garden with specialist gym equipment, specialist swing and trampoline and great picnic area.
  • Summer house converted into a bar
  • We have our own minibus so we can access the local community

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