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Chailey Heritage Foundation

Summary
A registered pioneering charity providing education, care and transition services for children, young people and young adults with complex physical difficulties and health needs.


Description

A registered pioneering charity providing education, care and transition services for children, young people and young adults with complex physical difficulties and health needs.

 

We offer:

An 'Outstanding' special school;

'Home from home' residential care for both children and young adults;

A Life Skills Centre and Hub for adults with disabilities;

Pathways offers support at home and in the community.

 

We are experts in:

Enabling healthy, safe and happy lives;

Creating pathways for learning and development;

Maximising independence and choice.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Pam Whiting
Contact Position
Foundation Admin Co-ordinator
Telephone
01825 724444
E-mail
pwhiting@chf.org.uk
Website
Chailey Heritage Foundation
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/ChaileyHeritageFoundation
Twitter
https://twitter.com/ChaileyHeritage

Where to go

Name
Chailey Heritage Foundation
Address
Haywards Heath Road
North Chailey
Lewes
East Sussex
Postcode
BN8 4EF
Notes

Fully accessible site including:

An 'Outstanding' special school; 'home from home' residential care for both children and young adults; a Life Skills Centre and the Hub for adults with disabilities; and Pathways offering support at home and in the community.


When is it on?

Time / Date Details
School is open from 9.30-3.30 Monday-Friday term time only.
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning
Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Session Information
For timings for other services
please contact 01825 724 444

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
Yes
Cater for special dietary requirements
Yes
Dietary needs catered for
Lactose intolerant
Nut allergy
Diabetic
Gluten free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Supports special needs and disabilities
Yes
Special needs and disabilities experience
Speech, Language & Communication needs
Down's Syndrome
Visual impairment
Multi-Sensory Impairment
Hearing impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Social, emotional and mental health needs
Medical Needs or long term illness
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulty
Severe Learning Difficulty
Moderate Learning Difficulty
Physical Disability/Mobility Issues
Able to accommodate other cultures/ethnicities
Yes

Other Details

Costs

Details
Fees are available on request from Chailey Heritage Foundation
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Referrals are usually from local authorities but parents are welcome to visit on an informal basis without referral.

Facilities
  • IndoorOutdoor Play
  • Musical Instruments
  • Quiet Area
  • Days out/visits
  • Catering facilities
  • Outdoor play/equipment
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Parking
  • Schools
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Changing facilities
  • Short Breaks
  • Sensory Room
  • Extended Services school
  • Garden
  • Secure setting
  • ICT Facilities
  • Pets
  • Visual aids
Notes

We cater for children, young people and young adults between 2 and 19 most of whom have physical disabilities together with complex health needs.

A weekly run group called Aquamovers+ offers professional support and both land and hydrotherapy based activities for pre-school children.

The Life Skills Centre is open to the wider community and offers activities on a pay-as-you go basis including fully accessible gym, ICT suite, spa, living skills and arts and crafts, etc.  Treatment rooms are also available.

Pathways is an exciting new service offering care in the community.


Local Offer

Description

Please see our Local Offer on our website:  http://www.chf.org.uk/foundation-local-offer.html 

Contact Name
Pam Whiting
Contact Telephone
01825 724444
Contact Email
pwhiting@chf.org.uk
Links
Local Offers for Chailey Heritage Foundation
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
Primary (4-10 years)
Secondary (11-16 years)
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
SEN Provision Type
Specialist

General Extended Local Offer Response

Eligibility criteria for your service and any priority groups 

Please see our website - www.chf.org.uk

Do you operate a waiting list? 
No
Staffing arrangements 
Able to assist children/young people to access all activities and services
How do you communicate with your service users? 
Parent training
Directly with parents/carers
Learning events
Progress updates provided

Last Updated
16/01/2019
Keywords
Charity, Special, School, Residential, Children's Home, Community Services
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