Organisation Contact Details

Organisation/Group Name
Disabled Parents Network
Telephone

Address

Address 1
Poynters House
Address 2
Poynters Road
Town
Dunstable
County
Beds
Postcode
LU5 4TP

Categories

Categories
Learning, Skills & Work Health and Well Being Parenting & Family Support Community & Living Advice & Support - General

More About The Organisation

Organisation Details

About Us

Disabled Parents Network (DPN) is an organisation of and for disabled people who are parents or who hope to become parents, and their families, friends and supporters. DPN is run by volunteers, with a small number of paid employees.

Who we are here for: All disabled parents, including parents with a physical or sensory impairment, parents with learning difficulties, d/Deaf parents, parents with long term illnesses, parents with mental health issues and parents with drug or alcohol dependence;
Disabled people looking to become parents;
Family, friends and supporters of disabled parents; Health, social work and other professionals and organisations working with disabled parents.

What we do: We offer a range of services and support, including: A telephone helpline and email support service; Contact with other disabled parents; A website with news, resources and information; An active online discussion forum; A regular newsletter for all members; Training sessions and speakers for health and social care professionals, volunteers and others working with disabled parents and parents-to-be;

Opening Times

Are you open during term time?
Are you open during school holidays?
Opening Times
Monday10.00am - 4.00pm
Tuesday10.00am - 4.00pm
Wednesday10.00am - 4.00pm
Thursday10.00am - 4.00pm
Friday10.00am - 4.00pm

Your Service

Comments

Telephone or email for enquiries.

Areas Serviced

Do you welcome people using your service from the Bristol area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of Bristol using your service?
Do you welcome people using your service from the South Gloucestershire area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of South Gloucestershire using your service?

Accessibility

Is your organisation close to public transport?
No
Is there a car park nearby?
No
Is there accessible parking on site?
No
Is there a pedestrian route?
No
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
No
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
No
Do you have external ramps?
No
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
No
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
No
Are there interior automatic doors?
No
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
No
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
No
Do you have internal ramps?
No
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
No
Do you have accessible toilets?
No
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
No
Do you have an outdoors play area?
No
Is this safe and enclosed?
No
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
No
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No

Policies and Training

Training

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
At least 50%
Behaviour Management
None
Administration of medicines
None
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
None
Risk Assessment
None
Manual Handling
None
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
None
Inclusive Play
None
Autism Awareness
None

Policies

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
Yes
Behaviour Management
No
Complaints
Yes
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
No
Registration for sessions
No
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