There is a registered manager, 24-hour staffing, specific 1:1 staffing as required, waking night to support individuals. We also use an on-call system where a manager is available 24 hours if they are needed.
The service provides opportunities for individuals to equip themselves with the skills they need to live the life they choose. We support all service users as individuals and support everybody that lives at Ashlee Lodge to be as independent as they can be. We have service users that are not verbally communicative, and we ensure we provide everyone with the tools to be able to communicate as effectively as they can. This includes promoting the use of Makaton, using pictures and objects of reference.
Ashlee Lodge is a house that has 3 floors and is situated in a quiet residential street in Bexhill-on-Sea, within walking distance of the seafront and local amenities. Train and bus services are close to the house. Buses run at regular intervals and rail services to London operate from the local train station. We also have a house vehicle if required.
There is a spacious communal lounge, dining room and a kitchen for service users to use with supervised access. Ashlee Lodge boasts a small secure patio garden with seating for those sunny days. We have 5 individual single bedrooms. One bedroom has an en-suite toilet with sink, and 3 bedrooms have sink facilities. There are 2 bathrooms, both have a bath and 1 has a separate shower cubicle.
The tailored support with provided centres on individual needs and focused on developing independence, person-centred life skills, communication, social skills and choice.