Our Services

In partnership with people with disabilities, Cheshire Homes provides a variety of services for adults with severe permanent disabilities.

ADULTS


Residential accommodation and support service for person who are socially active and who do not require permanent frail care.

 

EMPLOYMENT


Employment opportunities, both within and outside Cheshire Homes.

 

TRANSPORT


Special vehicles with ramps or hoists designed to provide secure transport for wheelchair users. With the resources available, Cheshire Homes endeavor to provide the best care possible to people with disabilities.

 

INTRODUCTION


The Service Standards are a set of aspirations and ideals which reflect the values and goals outlined in the Cheshire Charter.

 

FREEDOM OF CHOICE


Services users should be able to come and go freely and to make friends and personal decisions without undue restraint.

 

PRIVACY


Services users’ privacy should always be a prime consideration.

 

RELIGION


Freedom of religion should be respected.

 

PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS


Freely allowed, with the understanding that there should be due consideration for others.

 

MEDICAL CARE


Delivered by well-trained care staff, and with access to outside medical practitioners.

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


Within Cheshire Homes and in the community.

 

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT


Enablement to the best of the individual’s ability.

 

NEED ASSESMENT


Undertaken jointly by staff and service users in order to satisfy individual needs.

 

ADMISSION/ DISCHARGE POLICY


Clear guidelines available, in writing, to all interested parties.

 

SERVICE USERS' RESPONSIBILITIES


To take the rights of others into consideration and contribute to service delivery.

 

STAFF


Appropriate screening, training and monitoring to ensure enabling and supportive services.

 

MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES 


Promote good governance and reliable trusteeship.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES


Adherence to Cheshire service standards.

 

MISSION STATEMENT


Assist people with disabilities in the pursuit of their aspirations.

 

SERVICE USERS' REPRESENTATION


Full involvement and consultation on all matter affecting their lives.

 

VOLUNTEERS OBJECTIVES


Contribute to an enabling and supportive environment for people with disabilities.

Day Care

Cheshire Home Summerstrand has introduced a Day Care service for disabled persons. The service is provided at Cheshire Home Summerstrand and will include:

 

• Available care and support through the experienced care giving staff headed by the Head of Care.

• We would take charge of any medication requirement during the course of the day.

• Three meals as required: breakfast, lunch, supper.

• Mid-morning and mid-afternoon tea.

• Opportunity as offered to our residents of the Home e.g. arts & crafts, disability golf etc.

• Entertainment as offered for the residents of the Home.

• The chance for social interaction with other disabled persons at the Home.

 

A daily or monthly fee for the service will be discussed with those wishing to make use of this service. Contact the Manager for details.

Residential

Cheshire Home Summerstrand offers full residential services for 57 physically disabled persons (applicants from age 18 to 55).

 

Our residential service includes:

 

  • Each resident has his/her own room.

  • Available care at all times.

  • All meals.

  • Laundry.

  • Entertainment / Activities.

  • Medical Assistance.

 

Independent Living:

 

We currently have 4 life right cottages, 2 semi-independent cottages and four flats for disabled persons. These facilities allow the resident to prepare meals, make decisions about their needs, and take greater responsibility for their own care and support.

 

We offer entrepreneurial opportunity and skills training in a number of fields.

 

Please see the Admission Application Form for additional info.