Wallisdown Plus is in Wallisdown in a building on one level. It has a courtyard garden with raised beds and provides a secure and safe environment. The service also has an allotment.
Facilities, activities and services offered
The service specialises in providing care and support for clients with profound learning disabilities. Activities are tailored to individual needs and abilities and are goal-led to enable clients to achieve their desired outcomes. There are sensory based activities to enable clients of all abilities to participate with their peers. Activities include soundbeam; sensory stories and activities in the sensory room; music therapy; pottery; games and drama classes. Clients are supported to take part in sailing; community walks and shopping and to visit many community based locations such as nature reserves; animal sanctuaries; garden centres and the service’s allotment.
There are several bathrooms with overhead hoists and changing beds. There are also showering facilities. Fully supported bathing and showering services are offered at an agreed charge.
Support to carers
Signposting, advice and guidance is provided, and the service offers daily respite attendance to support carers. Regular carers days are held to ensure carers have information and guidance on their rights.
Wallisdown Plus is open 9.00 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Friday. It is closed at weekends and on bank holidays.