Service Details

Venue Address

Address 1
9 Canon Harnett Court
Address 2
Wolverton Mill
Town
Milton Keynes
Postcode
MK12 5NF

More About The Organisation

About the Service

About the Organisation

Different Strokes is a registered charity providing a unique, free service to younger stroke survivors throughout the United Kingdom. Our services and the number of stroke survivors benefiting from them have grown dramatically since we were formed in 1996. We are run by stroke survivors for stroke survivors, for active self help and mutual support. We have offices in different parts of the country, please look at our website to find your nearest office.

Opening Times
MondayFrom 10:00To 16:00
TuesdayFrom 10:00To 16:00
WednesdayFrom 10:00To 16:00
ThursdayFrom 10:00To 16:00
FridayFrom 10:00To 16:00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

Service Details

Type Of Service
Health Helpline
We support the following age groups:
11-14 Years 14-25 Years
Who can use your service?

Different Strokes is run by younger stroke survivors for younger stroke survivors.

Inclusive Services

Additional and Special Educational Needs

Conditions we support
Communication Physical Disability

Accessibility

Physical Environment Accessibility

Is there accessible parking on site?
No
Is there a pedestrian route?
No
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
No
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
No
Do you have external ramps?
No
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
No
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
No
Are there interior automatic doors?
No
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
No
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
No
Do you have internal ramps?
No
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
No
Do you have accessible toilets?
No
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
No
Do you have an outdoors play area?
No
Is this safe and enclosed?
No
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
No
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No

Training & Policies

Please indicate the ratio of staff / volunteers who have knowledge and experience of:

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
None
Behaviour Management
None
Administration of medicines
None
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
None
Risk Assessment
None
Manual Handling
None
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
None
Inclusive Play
None

Does your organisation have policies and procedures for:

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
No
Behaviour Management
No
Complaints
No
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
No
Registration for sessions
No