The Old Engine House
Bath & NE Somerset
About the Service
About the Organisation
Base House, SWALLOW’s training house, offers training in independent living skills to people with learning disabilities. Base House is often our members’ first taste of independence; it offers overnight stays for members to learn a range of skills including cooking, cleaning, budgeting, shopping and personal development.
We are delighted that Base House as developed links with Fosse Way School. Young people who attend the school stay overnight at the Base House and experience life away from home.
|Monday||Base House is open 5 nights per week|
|Tuesday||Base House is open 5 nights per week|
|Wednesday||Base House is open 5 nights per week|
|Thursday||Base House is open 5 nights per week|
|Friday||Base House is open 5 nights per week|
How do people access your service?
They need a referral
They book a place
Type Of Service
Independence and Housing
We support the following age groups:
Additional and Special Educational Needs
Conditions we support
Autism / Aspergers Syndrome
Physical Environment Accessibility
Is there accessible parking on site?
Is there a pedestrian route?
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
Do you have external ramps?
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
Are there interior automatic doors?
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
Do you have internal ramps?
Do you have internal steps?
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
Do you have accessible toilets?
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
Do you have an outdoors play area?
Is this safe and enclosed?
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
Do you have a soft play area?
Do you have a sensory room or area?
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