Sense Scotland

Support Service (Children and Adults)

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Service summary

We offer a range of flexible, responsive services for children, young people and adults whose communication support needs result from a range of impairments including deafblindness; sensory impairment; physical or learning disabilities.

We will work with you to provide the support service you require, whether you are looking for a few hours a week, an evening activity, or a weekend service.

You may want to take advantage of the specialist facilities within TouchBase in Kinning Park, or to be supported to take part in community based activities.

We will listen to what you need, and if you have chosen to use an individual budget, we will help you work out how you can use it to live your life to the full.

Referrals are welcomed from people seeking support, carers and professionals.

Client groups

Sense Scotland supports children and adults with complex communication support needs resulting from a range of impairments including deafblindness; sensory impairment; physical or learning disabilities.

Service details

We can provide support ranging from personal care and daily living to personal development including learning opportunities and social support.

Some examples of the kinds of activities on offer include: art, music, crafts, rebound, walking, climbing,  dance , socialising , ASDAN, cookery, drama , visual art, woodcraft , sports sensory room and alternative therapies.

Just tell us what you're interested in, and we'll do our best!

Further information

Registered with the Care Inspectorate to provide the following services:

Support Service without Care at Home
Housing Support Service
Support Service - Care at Home
Residential Respite
Residential Care

Opening times

The support we provide is available when you need it - 7 days a week, night or day.

We are available to respond to initial phone calls from 8-30am until 5-30pm, Monday to Friday, as a minimum, and can arrange to call you back at a time that suits you.

 

Area served

Glasgow City, East Renfrewshire, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire

Accessibility

TouchBase in Glasgow is fully accessible for people who use wheelchairs and is designed with visual and hearing impairments in mind. We can provide portable loop systems and there are Changing Places standard facilities, as well as numerous disabled toilets.

A number of staff use BSL, as well as a number of other communication systems.

Accessibility requirements are determined with each person we support, and are a key aspect of all we do.

Family Advisors and other staff are happy to meet in people's own homes to discuss their support requirements.

Price

We provide a range of services, and can discuss the cost with you on request, depending on what you wish to include.

We are happy to provide hourly rates, rates for shared activities, or to help you consider how you may wish to spend your budget on non-staff costs.

The page was last updated on 2 August 2017

Main address

43 Middlesex Street
Kinning Park
Glasgow
G41 1EE

Main telephone

0300 330 9292

Fax

0141 429 0295

Organisation email

info@sensescotland.org.uk

Website

www.sensescotland.org.uk

Contact

Rachael Tonge : Family Advisor

Contact telephone

0300 330 9292

Contact email

yourchoice@sensescotland.org.uk