Westminster commissions special needs care facility in North London


Posted on January 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The Westminster Hugh Myddelton House has opened nine new beds reserved for young people with complex needs and physical disability. Care is provided for those with conditions such as Motor Neurone Disease, Multiple Sclerosis or following a stroke. The service is nurse-led with medical input from the local GP practice, and the multi-disciplinary team works closely with the patients, their families, community agencies and medical experts in developing personal care plans for each individual and their needs. Based in Southgate, North London, the service offers a wide range of treatments, including physiotherapy, psychology, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy as well as complementary therapies. Home manager Elisa Globert said all nine bedrooms had been designed with the younger adult in mind, with their own ensuite facilities. “The new unit is bright and spacious and creates a calming ambience conducive to care and rehabilitation,” Ms Globert said. “There are facilities available for guests to make





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