Social care - Riverside Community Association Limited

Record details

Name of service
Riverside Community Association Limited
Commissioned by The London Borough of Sutton
No
Address
Riverside Centre
113 Culvers Avenue
Carshalton
SM5 2FJ

Journey Planner

Contact
Dave Lunn
Telephone
020 8669 9050
email
dave.lunn@riversidecentre.org
website
http://www.riversidecentre.org
About the service
Working for the community, with the community, in the community
Overview of the service
The Riverside Community Association Limited manages the Riverside Centre in Carshalton. We are a local community hub who support a programme of activities and events, with both organisations who use the Centre and our own Projects. The programme is for people of all ages. The Centre is open each day of the week, including weekends and we are proud to have our own Coffee Shop.
Communication and interaction needs
Our family activities are open to everyone. If people require additional support, then we will work with families to access these services.
Cognition and learning needs
Our family activities are open to everyone. If people require additional support, then we will work with families to access these services.
Social, emotional and mental health difficulties
Our family activities are open to everyone. If people require additional support, then we will work with families to access these services.
Sensory needs
Our family activities are open to everyone. If people require additional support, then we will work with families to access these services.
Physical needs
Our family activities are open to everyone. If people require additional support, then we will work with families to access these services.
Specific or complex health needs
Our family activities are open to everyone. If people require additional support, then we will work with families to access these services.
Categories of need
Communication needs (Speech, Language and Communication), Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Down Syndrome, Social, Mental and Emotional Health
Age ranges
0 to 25
Who we provide for
Mixed
Service availability
Every day of the week, dependent upon activity.
What we do
The Riverside Community Associaton Limited.
Is there a waiting list?
No
Are there any taster sessions?
Yes
Do you need a support worker?
No
Can you take your support worker with you?
Yes
Does parent / carer have to stay?
Yes
Is parent / carer allowed to stay?
Yes
Can siblings attend?
Yes
Staff SEND skills
All staff are DBS checked and will have attended a range of training on different subject areas, focused on children and young people.
Have staff had safeguarding training in last year?
No
Staff Disability Awareness trained in last year?
No
Complaints procedure
Yes
Are staff trained in specialist interventions?
No
Are there staff trained in manual handling?
No
Assessing child safety
The Riverside Community Association Limited has a 15 year+ history of working with local families. We are proud to be a local organisation, who puts the local community at the heart of what it does. We take the safety of everyone who participates in our programme, or who visits the Centre, as a priority.
Referral routes
Please contact us to enquire about any activity or event.
Deciding who can use the service
Our service is open to everyone.
Is there a charge for the service?
Yes
Payment methods
Direct payments, Personal budgets, Care package from LA, Own funds
Facilities
The Riverside Centre is fully accessible.
Accessibility features
Wheelchair Access, Accessible toilets, Secure environment, Time out / quiet area, Accessible changing area, Soft play facility, Physical adaptations (such as hand rails)
Communication methods used
Signs and symbols, British Sign Language, Makaton
Respite & Support
Common Assessment Framework (CAF), Advocacy, Support groups and Voluntary Organisations, Support and family members
Education and childcare
Childcare & Early yrs, Schools, Transition
Leisure and play
Clubs & activities, Things to do, Holidays, Sport & fitness, Friendships & relationships
Preparation for adulthood
Getting involved, Parents, siblings and Family carers, Staying healthy, Money, Getting around
Communicating with parents and carers
The Riverside Community Association Limited is governed by local people, as Directors. In addition, all of our own projects will undertake regular feedback with their users. This feedback is used to determine future activities, potential future projects and also future funding opportunities.
Is the service fully accessible?
Yes
Ensuring inclusion
We encourage families to participate as a family unit.
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