AUSTISM & LEARNING DISABILITY HOLIDAY SUPPORT
We are able to offer a tailored package to support you and your family and friends whilst staying at Old Hall Cottage with a person who is on the autism spectrum or has a learning disability. A range of services on offer include waking watches to enable carers to have a relaxing night, helping hands through the day, 1:1 support, on call services or any other type of support needed to help your holiday to be as enjoyable and stress free as possible.
Sandra has worked formally with adults with autism and learning disabilities since 2013 as well as having cared informally for family members for many years, both children and adults.
Sandra is covered by the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG)
Sandra has an SVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care for which her optional units were supporting people with challenging behaviour and special communication.
Sandra also recently graduated from The University of Highlands & Islands with a Professional Development Award in Supporting People with Autism.
Sandra is a qualified first aider and is trained in the safe management of physically challenging behaviour.
Sandra is also trained in the administration of Buccal Midazolam for those who suffer from epileptic seizures. This service is subject to providing evidence of a GP protocol being in place.
Sandra is trained and experienced in moving and handling techniques including hoists and slings.
Sandra will provide a full risk assessment based on information provided prior to booking which will enable you to be fully assured that every possible effort is made to ensure the safety of all without unnecessary restriction.
Support packages are additional to the cost of your accommodation. As each package is individually developed, a quotation will be put together after discussion about your needs and requirements.
If you would be interested in find out more about our holiday support packages, please contact Sandra on 01856 701213 or her Mobile: +44 (0) 7809135362. If you get the answerphone, please leave a message and she will call back as soon as possible.