The Lodge at Derian House is a four-bed facility uniquely designed for our 16 to 25-year-olds offer large bedrooms with lounge area, private courtyard and all are fully accessible.
Our ethos is to support their transition into adult services by providing facilities such as an adapted kitchen where they can learn new skills.
Our Lodge is a bright, modern, age appropriate and accessible environment where young people can have control of their own care. Offering state of the art facilities such as our Derian at the Movies Cinema, Hub at the Lodge Gaming and TV Lounge which also offers Sensory Lighting, Our Dining Room Danni’s Diner with adapted kitchen with rise and fall cooker, sink and worktops plus an Outdoor Courtyard.
We also support and encourage the young people to meet with other young people, building support, friendship networks and engaging in age appropriate activities while having their medical and health needs fully supported.
If you would like more information about The Lodge call 01257 233300
Transition Support Service in conjunction with LifeNoW
Derian House’s service working with LifeNow is a provided for adults aged 24 – 28 who are transitioning from Derian House into their local community.
The approach is person-centred and tailored to the individual’s needs, wishes and aspirations. The adults are empowered to be as independent as possible with guidance offered where appropriate. Support offered can be:
- Employment based
- Life skills
- Supported living
- Family support
- Peer support
- Social activities
- Emotional support
- Benefit advice
- Advanced care planning
Advice and support is not exclusive to adults transitioning from Derian House, it can include parents and carers who are caring for the adult within the family home. On leaving the transition support service, adults will have in place a transition passport with important information to continue their journey.
If you would like more information about The Lodge or our Transition Support call 01257 233300