Charity support for adults and children with learning disabilities
Jubilee House Care Home Trust is a fantastic charity that provides support for adults and children with learning disabilities. They support both the person and their families and currently help around 120 people each year with a wide range of care services. Jubilee House Care Trust support people with learning disabilities by empowering them to live their lives the way they want to and by providing individual tailored care and support through a wide range of services. Jubilee House Care Trust is a unique and fantastic organisation that is based Welwyn Garden City. They provide services throughout Hertfordshire as well as other counties and North London. Jubilee house offers a number of different services and breaks.
Adult Short Breaks
Jubilee House Care Trust offers adults short breaks and provide the opportunity to have fun and enjoy new experiences. This also can include meeting new friends while taking a break from everyday life. These breaks can also ease the pressure on families, enabling them to also have the opportunity to rest, relax or take a break or holiday.
Child Short Breaks
The Jubilee House short breaks for children and young people with learning disabilities are for ages 5 - 18 years old. This provides the opportunity to enjoy new experiences for children and have fun which may include making new friends. This gives the child or young person a break from their everyday routine whilst easing the pressure on parents and carers, enabling them to also have a break.
After School, Weekend & Holiday Activities
Jubilee House Care Trust also provide services for young people with learning disabilities to access activities based in the community or at the Peartree Short Break Centre. Young people have the opportunity to enjoy many new experiences, have fun and make new friends. This is for young people up to the age of 18.
At Jubilee House Care Trust, they provide person centred support to empower individuals to help them live happy and fulfilled lives. The exceptional staff are highly trained and very enthusiastic and dedicated to providing the best opportunities for people with learning disabilities. The care is in modern well equipped buildings that provide a varied, stimulating and very comfortable living space with a relaxed atmosphere.
The Supported Living scheme, run by Jubilee House Care Trust, supports adults who have learning disabilities. The support is provided from 1 hour a week to 24 hours a day, according to the individual's needs. People are always given the choice to live independently in their own home or in shared accommodation with others. Everyone in the Supported Living scheme feels safe, relaxed and supported in their home. The tenants share a well equipped home with communal living areas. Each have their own tenancy agreement with a housing provider and Jubilee House provide support for learning and social opportunities through an individualised support plan. Daily living tasks include: Paying bills and managing money; Managing health needs; Personal hygiene and Cooking. Social and leisure activities include: Pursuing hobbies and interests; Maintaining relationships with family and friends and Community involvement.
Further Assistance in the Supported Living Scheme
The scheme continues to help with Education and Employment, this includes Finding a college course; Voluntary work and Paid work. Also, by Building and supporting relationships such as Meeting new people and making friends; Going to hospital and doctors' appointments and dealing with strangers. Plus, a strong focus on Independent living including: Choosing where to live and tenancy agreements; Cleaning the home and being a good neighbour; Shopping and Travel training.