Social care - Cedar Lodge Short Breaks (provided by the Royal Marsden Community Services)

Record details

Name of service
Cedar Lodge Short Breaks (provided by the Royal Marsden Community Services)
Commissioned by The London Borough of Sutton
Yes
Address
Cedar Lodge,
SM5 4AN

Journey Planner

Contact
Contact details for Cedar Lodge Short Breaks are: Service Manager Cedar Lodge, 3 Metcalfe Avenue Carshalton, SM5 4AN Tel: 0208 722 0576 Any complaints or concerns about the service should be directed in the first instance to PALS (Patient Advice and Liaison Service) at the Royal Marsden Hospital: patientcentre@rmh.nhs.uk Tel Freephone 0800783 7176 Other feedback can be sent to the Service Manager at Cedar Lodge
Telephone
0208 722 0576
About the service
Cedar Lodge offers support for a child’s complex health needs, learning disability and social needs during a short break.
Overview of the service
Cedar Lodge is a five bed short breaks service for children and young people aged 7-18 years with learning disabilities, physical disabilities or complex health needs. The service is provided by The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and staffed by qualified nurses and health care assistants.
Specific or complex health needs
Yes
Age ranges
7-18 years old
Who we provide for
Children and young people with complex needs.
What we do
Cedar Lodge is for children and young people with complex health needs and disabilities who require nursing or specialist support during their short break.
Is there a waiting list?
There is currently no waiting list.
Is parent / carer allowed to stay?
Yes
Have staff had safeguarding training in last year?
All staff receive regular clinical and safeguarding supervision.
Complaints procedure
Any complaints or concerns about the service should be directed in the first instance to PALS (Patient Advice and Liaison Service) at the Royal Marsden Hospital:
Are staff trained in specialist interventions?
All nurses are qualified and registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
Referral routes
Children and young people are referred to Cedar Lodge following a panel decision identifying that a residential short break is needed as part of a Disabled Children’s Service support package. We will then offer you and your child a visit to see if Cedar Lodge is the right service for you and your family. Children normally come and join us for tea visits before being offered overnight stays.
Deciding who can use the service
Care packages are agreed by the Disabled Children’s Service (DCS) and / or Health.
Is there a charge for the service?
Families can choose to use their personal budgets where this is part of their health funding or DCS support package.
Payment methods
Parental contributions are invited for the All Girls Group for each child’s personal spending money and activities.
Facilities
Cedar Lodge is a purpose built 5-bedded unit located in Carshalton.
Accessibility features
Yes. Cedar Lodge is fully adapted for wheelchair use, has hoisting in all areas and facilities include, specialist bathrooms, a sensory room and a sensory garden. The building is accessible in a wheelchair from a parking space outside.
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