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Respite Service

Autism East Midlands is offering a respite service to autistic individuals from the newly refurbished site at Ravenshead, a village located in Nottinghamshire’s hidden valleys.

The Ravenshead site is made up of three units of accommodation. These are comfortable, modern and designed with autism in mind. The service offers bespoke facilities that are built to consider an individuals sensory needs, providing them the ideal environment to help nurture and develop skills for life and independence. The accommodation backs onto picturesque woodland and the location is quiet, providing a peaceful and calming environment for guests and service users.

Autism East Midlands are able to offer guests a safe, responsive, caring and effective service, with support delivered by our highly knowledgeable and trained staff. All members of staff at our Ravenshead Respite service undertake a structured internal training programme delivered by our highly knowledgeable Learning and Development Team. The Ravenshead Respite service is person centred all of the services support plans, risk assessments and positive behaviour support plans are informed by the wishes, needs and preferences of those accessing the service.

The site is located just 10 miles north of Nottingham city centre and in close proximity to a wide variety of activities and entertainment including:

• Sherwood Forest
• Paintball, Quad Biking, Archery and more at Adrenaline Jungle
• Lost City Adventure Gold
• Warhammer World at Games Workshop Nottingham
• Go Ape at Sherwood Pines
• Planet Bounce Inflatable Park

Statement of Purpose

Manager: Lyndsay Faulkner

For more information or to make a referral please contact enquiries@autismeastmidlands.org.uk or call 01623 354350.