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The Big House - Short breaks

The Big House is a new purpose built eight bedded children’s home that provides short breaks care for children and young people with learning disabilities and associated challenging behaviour between the age of 10 - 18 years.  

Our vision is for The Big House to be a place where children and young people are safe, healthly and happy.  A place where everyone who comes to stay can have a good quality of care, enjoying lots of new expereinces and achieving positive outcomes.  We ensure that we offer a range of different activities and resources so young people have a range of experiences during their stay at The Big House.

We also provide additional services to parents and carers with an Outreach Service, Play Sessions and an Out or Hours Support Line.

 

Who to contact

Contact Position
Duty Manager
Telephone
01623 822453
E-mail
TBHMT@nottscc.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Nottinghamshire County Council
Address
The Big House
Church Street
Edwinstowe
Mansfield
Nottinghamshire
Postcode
NG21 9QA
Notes

The Big House is a new building with lots of facilities that we can offer parents and carers who have children with learning disabilities who are not accessing our service.  We have a range of indoor activities, sensory room and outside space with lots of equipment that can be used by young people in a safe, secure setting.  External organisations and professionals can also access this facility.  This can be booked via The Big House.

 

The Big House operates an Out of Hours Support Line that can be utilised by parents and carers who needs support, advice, guidance and sign posting regarding their child. 

 

The Big House also provides an Outreach Service for families within Nottinghamshire County, working with parents and carers on identified issues they are expereincing with their child.  This is via a referral from the Children's Disability Service.

 

Time / Date Details

When is it on
The Big House is open all year, however closes over Christmas from the 24th December until the 28th December.
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning
Evening
Session Information
Sessions for Outdoor and Indoor Play Sessions to be booked via The Big House.

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
10 - 18 years
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Please contact Nottinghamshire County Council's Children's Disability Service or by phone on 0300 500 80 80 

All young people are required to have a full assessment of need and a social worker or personalisation officer dependent on their legal stautus.

Young people must also be attending school.

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Description

The Big House is a new purpose built eight bedded children’s home that provides short breaks care for children and young people with learning disabilities and associated challenging behaviour between the age of 10 - 18 years.  

Our vision is for The Big House to be a place where children and young people are safe, healthly and happy.  A place where everyone who comes to stay can have a good quality of care, enjoying lots of new expereinces and achieving positive outcomes.  We ensure that we offer a range of different activities and resources so young people have a range of expereinces during their stay at The Big House.

The Big House is a new building with lots of facilities that we can offer parents and carers who have children with learning disabilities who are not accessing our service.  We have a range of indoor activities, sensory room and outside space with lots of equipment that can be used by young people in a safe, secure setting.  External organisations and professionals can also access this facility.  This can be booked via The Big House.

 

The Big House operates an Out of Hours Support Line that can be utilised by parents and carers who needs support, advice, guidance and sign posting regarding their child. 

 

The Big House also provides an Outreach Service for families within Nottinghamshire County, working with parents and carers on identified issues they are expereincing with their child.  This is via a referral from the Children's Disability Service.

Contact Name
Duty Manager
Contact Telephone
01623 822453
Contact Email
TBHMT@nottscc.gov.uk

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Let down AGAIN
My son is booked in for over night stay and YET again he has been turned away, how many excuses do they want to give, double booked, had an emergency addmission, not enough staff to cover him, this is disgraceful. Review date: Sun 24/02/2019

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