Ipstones Avenue

Ipstones Avenue

Ipstones Avenue, a large bungalow in a quiet Birmingham cul-de-sac, is home to up to five men with learning disabilities and complex needs. Staff are on hand around the clock to support and encourage residents to make choices and decisions in their everyday lives, increasing not only their confidence but also independence.

Based in a residential area of Stechford, Ipstones Avenue has extensive facilities to enable residents to develop and progress, with opportunities throughout the day for both socialising and privacy. The scheme has individual rooms and excellent shared facilities, including a Snoezelen sensory room and garden, which are multi-sensory environments, offering different smells, textures, sounds and sights to promote relaxation and stimulate mental engagement and communication skills. With local shops and amenities just a short walk away, residents have the opportunity to develop important life skills and their independence on a daily basis and as an active part of their community, increasing self-esteem and confidence.

Facilities

  • Bedrooms: five individual rooms
  • Assisted bathroom
  • Shower room
  • Lounge
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry rooms
  • Snoezelen sensory room
  • Snoezelen sensory garden.

Operating hours
Residential, with staff on site 24-hours per day.

Care provision
Residential care for up to five adults with learning disabilities and complex needs.

Getting a placement
Referrals can be made by Birmingham Council or by contacting the scheme directly. Admissions are planned with the service user and their family, carers and associated professionals. Information obtained helps to form an initial care and support plan, which is regularly reviewed and amended. Placements are funded by the Birmingham East and North PCT Joint Commissioners with an assessed contribution paid by each service user.

Manager: Heather McDougall (Manager)

Telephone: 0121 784 6054
Fax: 0121 789 7697
Email: norah.flanagan@accordgroup.org.uk

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