The Morewood Centre is a purpose-built community care centre in Derbyshire, providing short-stay accommodation for adults with learning disabilities and high support needs. The centre opened in October 2010 and is fully accessible to people with a range of disabilties.
The centre has a short-break unit which provides breaks for disabled adults, respite for family carers as well as a life skills and assessment unit where adults with learning disabilities are able to learn to live more independently. The 43 regular residents are staying from 1 night to 2 weeks.
All aspects of the centre are designed to encourage people to develop new skills, to realize their full potential and to expect the same opportunities in life that most non-disabled adults take for granted.
To provide adequate bathroom facilities for adults with disabilities and a range of special needs.
To offer life skills training in a safe and supportive environment.
Height-adjustable solutions from Pressalit Care in 11 bathrooms and shower rooms.
Fully flexible solutions in 2 assisted bathrooms featuring vertically and horizontally adjustable products.
Bathroom facilities comply with the needs of independent as well as assisted residents.
Residents are able to develop new skills and to use the facilities with increased independence.