Adult Learning Disabilities

Adult Services – Learning Disabilities

Enhanced Care’s Adult Learning Disabilities services in the North East of England provide residential care and accommodation.

A learning disability particularly affects the way a person learns new things. Consequently, it affects how they understand and communicate. Furthermore, learning disabilities like Downs syndrome are diagnosed at birth or later when the child is a toddler.

As a result, types of learning disability include problems with reading (dyslexia), writing (dysgraphia), mathematics (dyscalculia). Although others can include language (aphasia/dysphasia), motor skills (dyspraxia), and visual or auditory processing.

Profound and multiple learning disability (PMLD) is a multiple disability diagnosis. The most significant being a learning disability. Accordingly, adults with PMLD need help with their daily functions like washing, getting dressed, going to the toilet and eating.

Accommodation

Enhanced Care North East provide purpose-built residential care homes and accommodation for adults with learning disabilities, designed for a homely, comfortable and safe environment. In addition this gives a feeling of confidence, stimulation and independence. No matter what the level of learning disability.

Education

At Enhanced Care we have education facilities in all of our purpose-built care homes. We bring in teaching staff and therapists who specialise in the various levels and types of Learning Disability.

Therapeutic Care

Enhanced Care provide these types of professional adult support in the North East:

  • Speech and language therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Education and educational therapy
  • Clinical psychological therapy