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Leading Lives Short Break Service - Lowestoft | Community Directory

Leading Lives Short Break Service - Lowestoft

General Details

John Turner House in Lowestoft is a purpose built respite home for adults with learning disabilities, and is well-equipped and professionally staffed to ensure all needs are met.

There are seven individually designed bedrooms, all with their own TV’s and free access to Wi-Fi. Two bedrooms have ceiling track hoists and we have rise and fall baths to enable us to accommodate people with complex needs. We have two very attractive and comfortable lounges, a conservatory and sensory room.

The safe, supported environment enables customers to make their own choices about what they want to do and activities they would like to take part in – from the varied daytime activities at the community hub which is in the same grounds, to exploring the many local seaside attractions with a friendly and caring support worker.

Leading Lives provides a range of high-quality respite care and short break options in Suffolk for people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs, as well as the elderly and people with dementia.

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Team Manager
01502 580844
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Where to go

John Turner House
Rotterdam Road
NR32 2EZ
Area served
Lowestoft, All Suffolk
Parking available

John Turner House is only 10 minutes walking distance to the Town Centre where there is a large selection of shops and cafés. It is a 15 minute walk from the beach.

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Cost Details
£10.76 per night
Referral required?
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Private referral also accepted

Other local authority referral accepted

Age Groups
16-25 years, Adults, Young people
Disabled Parking, Wheelchair Access, Adapted Toilet, Sign Language

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John Turner House is a short distance from town on the same site as Lowestoft Resource Centre in Rotterdam Road. The unit is very spacious and all on one level, with seven bedrooms, 2 of which have ceiling tracking hoists into en suite bathroom; two lounges, kitchen/dinning room and two bathrooms. From the large conservatory there is a pleasant, enclosed sensory garden has been developed by staff and people using the service. Facilities include adjustable beds and hoists so that support can be given to people with high physical care needs. The building is fully wheelchair accessible throughout. The service is within a short driving distance of shops, pubs, restaurants and local leisure facilities. For more detailed information John Turner House will send a Customer Guide upon request.

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