Introduction to Complex Care Pathway for People with learning Disabilities
Meols Drive Care Home (with and without Nursing) service is part of MHC’s Learning Disability Complex Case Pathways Stream.
The Service Stream offers holistic assessment of men who have a Learning Disability, complex behaviour and or/other behavioural issues. Assessments include neurodevelopmental and comprehensive risk assessment where indicated, leading to a bespoke care and treatment programme and discharge planning process.
The stream provides individualized support arrangements in a number of service environments; Independent Hospital,a Care Home with 24-hour nursing supervision and a Care Home provision.
Meols Drive is a male only service, which specialises in the care and rehabilitation of up to 12 individuals aged 18-65, who have a borderline to moderate learning disability.
The service was built with the intention of maximising space and privacy for service users. All bedrooms are en-suite and placed to the rear of the building to ensure privacy. Space is maximised by the provision of 2 large lounges for service users with unrestricted access to a large garden.
Staff facilities are placed near to the entrance of the service again to facilitate clinical practice without disrupting service users within their home environment.
The service specification of the environment includes a number of additional features including the ability to isolate services from each bedroom, anti-barricade doors and nurse call/assistance systems.