Facilities

gardens at Ryegate House

Ryegate House is a fully accessible six bed respite unit with facilities specially designed for children and young people with complex health needs and disabilities.

It provides a safe and comfortable environment, inside and out, where children and young people can enjoy their stay.

Browse through the photo gallery to have a look around, and read more about our facilities below.

Bedrooms

  • two single bedrooms
  • two double bedrooms
  • same sex accommodation as standard
  • all bedrooms have hoisting facilities and height adjustable multi-positional beds
  • all bedrooms have a television

Living areas

  • large dining area
  • communal activity area
  • main lounge with a large television, DVD player and music system
  • an extensive toy cupboard with various games, books, craft activities and sensory toys

Bathroom

  • one bathroom with an adjustable height bath, overhead hoist and changing table
  • shower in the main bathroom
  • accessible toilet

Outdoors

  • an extensive fully accessible sensory garden
  • wheelchair swing and roundabout

Catering

We have a small kitchen where drinks and basic snacks can be made. Nutritionally balanced meals are prepared and delivered three times a day to the unit after being prepared in the professional kitchen at the main hospital site.

Laundry

We provide a laundry service for children and young people if needed during their stay.

Moving and handling

To ensure the safety of children and staff we have a number of moving and handling aids. The bathroom and living room have emergency buzzers which can be used by staff if additional assistance is needed.

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