Ty Hendy, Hendy, Carmarthenshire
Based in Carmarthenshire, Wales, Ty Hendy is an innovative residential service that responds to the unique needs of individuals with learning disabilities and other complex needs within three specialist person-centred settings.
- Residential service for adults – male and female
- 8 bedrooms with en-suites on the ground floor
- 5 self-contained flats on the first floor
- 2 – bedroom shared apartments on the ground floor
- Short breaks – planned short breaks, holidays and emergency respite
The Laurels consists of five self-contained flats that provide young adults with a learning disability and a range of complex needs with an individualised and adaptable living environment. Individuals with autism, PWS and behaviours that challenge are successfully supported within this setting.
The Oaks are two sets of two-bedroom shared apartments for individuals with a learning disability and/or autism. The design of this setting helps to reduce environmental triggers that can raise anxiety while the combination of ‘Positive Behaviour Support and ‘Active Support’ help to minimise behaviours and support individuals to achieve their person-centred goals. Both these settings are often used as a ‘stepping stone’ by individuals to learn the skills needed to move on to Supported Living.
The Hollies is a specialist residential setting with eight en-suite bedrooms for people with a learning disability and early-onset dementia/cognitive decline who may also have a physical disability. The service is renowned for being at the forefront of best practice in this area, with the support team trained in Positive Behaviour Support and ‘Living in my World’ specialist dementia training. The team also use a range of Total Communication techniques and provide person-centred support that is tailored to individual’s unique needs.
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Views and Opinions
I was very impressed with all the support staff we met. It is clear staff have a very balanced view of A’s support needs and how to support her effectively and more importantly, they clearly like her and enjoy working with her.Care manager of individual we support - March 2018
I am confident A is in the right place with the right level of support and hope she continues to feel happy and settled at Ty Hendy as she is flourishing. This is testament to how she is supported by experienced, confident and knowledgeable staff.Care manager of individual we support - March 2018
I love the staff, they are very good.Supported individual - February 2018
I miss all staff. If I get to them and see what they’re doing, they help you if something’s happened.Supported individual - February 2016