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Strut House

  • Strut House is a short break residential unit in Lincoln, providing overnight stays to children and young people who have a disability.
  • The service is provided by Lincolnshire County Council as part of its Short Breaks Strategy, and is a five-bedded adapted home.  We care for up to five young people at any one time, who have a range of disabilities and/or complex medical needs and/or challenging behaviour.
  • These short breaks provide children and young people with the opportunity to engage in social experiences and activities away from their families and provides parents with a break from their caring responsibilities.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Maggie Nowland
Contact Position
Homes Manager
Telephone
01522 522704
E-mail
Maggie.nowland@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Lincolnshire County Council
Address
Strut House, 35
St. Catherines
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
District
Lincoln
Postcode
LN5 8LW
Notes
  • During their stay, each child will have their own personalised bedroom with a range of specialist beds and equipment dependent upon the needs of the child, each bedroom has a TV/DVD.
  • There is an enclosed rear garden, enclosed sensory garden, a lounge and a play room.

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
6-12 (pre-teens)
13+ (young people)
Referral required
Professional Referral
Referral Details

The service is provided only where an assessed need has been identified. Parents need to contact the Customer Service Centre (01522 722111) in the first instance.

Other notes
  • The service is available to young adults up to their 18th birthday.

Inclusion Information

Languages Spoken

Languages
Makaton
Local Offer

Local Offer

Description
  • Staff at Strut House work closely with schools, Health and social care teams to ensure consistency of care for each child.
  • To ensure safe care practices Staff are trained in Moving and Positioning of children and young people. They also receive training in managing challenging behaviour and specific health conditions.
Local Offer Age Bands
Primary (4-10 years)
Secondary (11-16 years)
SEN Provision Type
Specialist

This service is listed for your information. Its inclusion on the Family Services Directory does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Lincolnshire County Council. For more information, go to Terms & Conditions

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