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Sandwell Community Caring Trust (Alsop House)

This record is classed under Care homes, Physical disability, Short breaks and respite care.

Service Provider NameSandwell Community Caring Trust (Alsop House)
ServiceRespite and rehabilitative care for adults with physical disabilities
Address2Alsop House
Address32 Roland Vernon Way
CountyWest Midlands
Post CodeDY4 0PS
Where do they provide service from?Address as above
Telephone0121 557 2660
Fax0121 557 2660
Contact positionManager
Area coveredBorough of Sandwell
Who is the service for?Adults with physical disabilities
Referral routeSocial services and direct payments
Specific ethnic group?No
Summary of servicesA purpose built unit for up to six people. It is fully wheelchair accessible and all rooms are single with on-suite facilities which have remote controlled H-hoists so that even the most severely disabled people can manage their own personal care needs. The unit also benefits from the provision of wheelchair accessible transport which facilitates the day care and social activity programmes.
As a short-term care unit Alsop House aims to compliment people's existing lifestyle and where possible arrangements are made for them to attend their normal employment, family and leisure activities.

The unit's objective is to maintain and develop people's independence during their stay. Care is provided by a small staff team of highly motivated and well-qualified staff. Although the staff work to a clearly defined care plan they are also keen to work with individual service user on a daily basis to address their needs and desires. Service users, either as individuals or collectively, devise the weekly activity programme, menu and personal care schedule.
When are the services run?7 days a week
Time details24 hours a day
RemitSandwell Community Caring Trust believe it is essential to have a strong value based culture focused on truth, trust and integrity that places service users at the heart of all their activities. They seek to foster and present the following values and behaviours within the organisation: culture of care and pride amongst staff; trained, committed and motivated members and trustees; working as a collective team to achieve our aims; promoting diversity and ensuring that we recognise and celebrate differences within the context of fairness and equality; honest, accountable and transparent; professional and innovative, using approaches which strive towards continuous improvement and cost effective services.
Chargeable service?Yes
Cost of serviceVariable
Means testedYes
Total capacity of service6 Places
Transport ProvidedYes
CQC RegisteredRegistered
CQC website link
Sandwell Approved ListNot applicable
DisclaimerInclusion in this directory does not imply that Sandwell Council endorses the organisations and no responsibility is assumed for the information in their entries or their services. For terms and disclaimer see below. Directory last updated October 2019.

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