Day services (Highfields)

The day service at Highfields is for adults with learning and physical disabilities who have complex health needs. The service is run in partnership with Kirklees Council, with the Trust providing specialist staff to ensure the best possible outcomes for individuals accessing the day service.

Our team of specialists work hard to help give individuals the confidence to be more independent and engage in community activities.

A range of activities are offered by day services, including:

  • adapted cycling
  • hydrotherapy
  • community visits
  • adapted ice skaing
  • arts and crafts
  • sensory room
  • posture management
  • music sessions
  • gentle arm chair excersises
  • dance
  • football
  • snooker
  • support with home skills and cooking

We have a staff nurse on duty every day who offers support on medication, dressings and can also make referrals to other Trust services including physiotherapy and speech and language therapy. Every individual accessing the day service is given a personalised care plan which includes details moving and handling plans.

The team also has adapted buses which staff use to enabling service users to join in outside activities.

Why would someone choose the service

Our specialist staff have worked hard to create a supportive and caring environment where individuals can feel safe. All of our staff are trained to a high level and can help support a range of complex needs.

 

Staff you may meet

  • Nurse
  • Receptionist
  • Support worker

Page last updated on December 8th, 2014

Service delivered in: Kirklees