Avalon

Learning Disability

Overview

Situated in Kinmel Bay, near the popular seaside resort of Rhyl, Avalon provides residential community based living for up to five adults with a primary diagnosis of a learning disability and who may also have associated mental health problems.

Avalon is served well by local public transport with buses operating a regular service between neighbouring towns offering excellent shopping and leisure facilities. Both the railway station and the A55 expressway provide network links with the rest of the country.

Client Group and Admission Criteria

Avalon provides medium to long term structured care for up to five adults aged 18-65 years in a supported community based living arrangement. The service offers care and rehabilitation for individuals with a primary diagnosis of a learning disability and who may also have associated mental health disorders.

Avalon offers a step-down service for patients from our independent hospitals who are ready to move on to more independent living as part of their rehabilitation program.

The Service and Staff Team

Avalon’s aim is to rehabilitate service users to full community living by providing support and facilitating in the development of individual skills through risk management, developing a positive self image and increasing confidence. By extending their network of friends and colleagues, they are able to develop the skills to enable them to lead a full and interesting lifestyle.

Therapeutic and structured programmes are offered to assist in the rehabilitation process by enabling service users to access further education and practical and meaningful work placements.

The staffing team is responsive to the changing needs of service users and will fluctuate accordingly to support those who need it. They are motivated and experienced in dealing with the diverse needs of this client group.

  • Summary

    • Mental Health / Learning Disability
    • Residential, community based living
    • 5 single rooms
    • Age 18+
    • Medium to long term care
    • Structured programmes
    • Good network of friends
    • Step down service
  • LOCATION

    Betws Avenue, Kinmel Bay, Conwy, LL18 5BN

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