Organisation Contact Details

Organisation/Group Name
Action for Children - Short Breaks
Telephone
Contact Person
Patricia Chenoweth

Categories

Categories
Parenting & Family Support Culture, Sports & Leisure Community & Living

More About The Organisation

Organisation Details

About Us

Action for Children working in partnership with Bristol Council provides young people with disabilities a unique experience to have a fun memorable holiday.
Our aim is is to provide four short holidays a year for Children who have complex health needs and/or is on the autistic spectrum/challenging behaviour. Children must live in Bristol City Council catchment area and priority is given to children who do not currently receive a residential short break. If you would like to apply for a holiday please contact us on- 01934 876251

Opening Times

Are you open during term time?
Are you open during school holidays?

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?

Who can use your service

Age of Users
From 0 To 18

Policies and written documents

Have Policy
Child protection policy Equality of opportunity procedure and monitoring arrangements Complaints procedure Disciplinary and Grievance procedure Quality Assurance/Management System Health and Safety Policy/Statement Data Protection/Confidentiality Statement
Have Written Document
Child protection policy Equality of opportunity procedure and monitoring arrangements Complaints procedure Disciplinary and Grievance procedure Quality Assurance/Management System Health and Safety Policy/Statement Data Protection/Confidentiality Statement

Accessibility

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

Policies and Training

Training

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

Policies

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
Yes
Behaviour Management
Yes
Complaints
Yes
Intimate Care
Yes
Continence
Yes
Incident/Accident logs
Yes
Registration for sessions
Yes
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