Percy Hedley, Able 2 Day Services

Centre Address

Able 2, Station Road, Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 9NQ

Karten Centre Manager

Michelle Strong

Contact Details

Phone:

0191 2381300


E-mail:

m.strong@percyhedley.org.uk

Host Organisation

The Percy Hedley Foundation

Host Organisation Address

Hampeth Lodge,Station Rd, Forest Hall. Newcastle Upon Tyne. NE12 8YY

Karten Centre Website

http://www.percyhedley.org.uk

Centre Established

September 2000

Services/focus of the Karten Centre

We have the following departments at the Forest Hall site - Art, Ceramics, Living Skills,Horticulture and Drop in IT facilities, we also have a sports outreach department

Clients

We support people with a wide range of physical and learning disabilities ranging in age from 18 - 80.

Disabilities

We provide care and support to people with a wide range of physical and/ or learning disabilities including Cerebral Palsy, Ataxia and Epilepsy. We support people with sensory and cognitive impairment and people with acquired brain injury.

Technology used in the Karten Centre

  • Laptops and pcs

Assistive Technology

  • iPads
  • Voice assisted software
  • VOCA hardware and software

Karten Centre Staff

Between 50-75 Staff in Forest Hall

Karten Centre Hours

Monday - 8.45-4.15
Tuesday - Friday - 8.45-4.00

Services offered to the Network

Drop in IT facilities
Bespoke Arts, crafts and Ceramics
Horticultre Items such as Hanging baskets, willow sculptures etc