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Hollacombe Community Resource Centre

A day service for adults who have a profound and multiple learning disability who may also have complex health and social needs.

We provide a specialised day service that offers a holistic, person centred approach, to adults with profound and multiple disabilities who may also have complex health and social needs. We embrace the individuality of each of our service users and provide a bespoke service for each person placing value on their needs, desires and physical and emotional wellbeing whilst enabling them to experience and achieve a fulfilled lifestyle.

We place the utmost importance on meeting the health and social needs of individuals’ and tailor their day to incorporate what is essential for them, for instance physiotherapy.

A range of activities are offered and we work in partnership with several local organizations' and individuals to enhance the service we provide, such as:-

  • Hydrotherapy and swimming
  • A range of sensory experiences; busy fingers, pamper, tasting sessions. We have a well equipped sensory room.
  • Accessing the local and wider community; using public transport or by our two minibuses, if not in walking distance.
  • Art and Crafts; working with local artists and students.
  • Music
  • Total communication.
  • Our large gardens are a great space to enjoy relaxing in, pottering about, or doing something more energetic like games.
  • Bag books
  • Cookery
  • We use assistive technology such as an eyegaze, soundbeam and ipads.

Our service is aimed at school leavers and adults. We provide a transition service for those leaving school to ensure they settle well into their new environment.

We work closely with other professionals including IATT (Behavioural team) Speech and Language Therapist, Primary Care Liaison Nurse, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists.

We are an experienced, skilled, qualified, dedicated and fun staff team.
Please visit us to see what we have to offer and take the opportunity to talk to one of our team.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Alison Tidy
Contact Position
Service Manager
Telephone
01803 523711
E-mail
alison.tidy@nhs.net
Website
www.nhs.uk/Services/clinics/MapsAndDirections/DefaultView.aspx?id=131622

Where to go

Name
Hollacombe Community Resource Centre
Address
386, Torquay Road
Paignton
Devon
Postcode
TQ3 2DW

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
From 18 years
Referral required
No
Other notes

Hollacombe provides a specialised day service that offers a holistic, person centred approach, to adults who have complex needs. Please see our leaflet for more information.

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Yes
Details
The building and grounds are accessible via a wheelchair and other equipment such as a maywalker.

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes