The Cambian Group is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for people with learning disabilities and mental health issues including education and rehabilitation support.
Cambian's Specialist Day Service in Sheffield, can support individuals, aged 16 years and over, with a primary diagnosis of a learning disability (including people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, complex needs and older people). Individuals supported may also be wheelchair users, have complex physical disabilities requiring specialist interventions such as PEG or NG feeding, have an autistic spectrum disorder or communication difficulties. The service can also support people with challenging behaviour. Will accept referrals for clients aged 15 years and over.
Services Provided:Day service facilities include a large hydrotherapy pool, sensory room, ball pool room and cinema room. The service has a dedicated team including an occupational therapist, a physiotherapist, a nurse and a speech and language therapist. The on-site chef cooks fresh meals and snacks for service users. The team seeks to demonstrate outcomes and value through their activities and has a high staffing ratio. Provides holiday provision to individuals who attend school but still need a therapeutic day - this starts from the age of 16 years and over. The service also has dedicated drivers and a fleet of buses to enable trips out in the community.
The centre, based in Woodhouse (S13), has state of the art facilities and provides individualised support with a wealth of opportunities to stimulate and surprise; to relax or have fun; to make friends and learn new skills. The service is big on fun with staff who are passionate about providing the highest quality of day service. Each day there are 8 activity options; 4 in the morning and 4 in the afternoon. The day service welcomes people to come and have a look around or ring for a brochure.
The centre is open 7 days a week and is open on bank holidays, providing flexibility for families and carers, they only close 3 days a year. The day service has its own fleet of transport which allows service users to be picked up and returned home and are also used for regular trips into the community.
Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Cambian Specialist Day Service was established in 2003 and all staff are DBS checked. A Registered Manager oversees the services. Clients take part in regular satisfaction surveys and the service undergoes continual monitoring. Cambian have their own set of day service standards which they use.
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