PAGE - Supporting Parents with Learning Disabilities
|Organisation||Ideal For All|
Independent Living Centre
100 Oldbury Road
|Phone||0121 558 5555|
|Opening hours||Monday to Thursday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
|Accessibility details||The building is purpose-built for disabled access and also has an on-site car park with ample disabled parking bays.|
The PAGE project is delivered by Communities in Sync via a partnership between Sandwell Advocacy and Ideal for All and funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. Through practical information, advice and guidance and 'hands on' one-to-one and group activities, PAGE aims to support Learning disabled parents to thrive, have a 'voice' and live as independently as possible.
As part of PAGE, Ideal for All deliver a range of independent living skills for independence, positive health & mental wellbeing and ‘skills for life’:
- Home management and safety, managing routines and commitments
- Cooking, eating and nutrition.
- Budgeting and financial management
- Problem solving; being responsible and safe, travel training,
- Personal hygiene and care, condition management/self-help
- Healthy relationships, socialisation, reducing loneliness.
- Navigation and referral to other local voluntary, community, and statutory support services.
- Working in partnership with Advocate to act as a ‘bridge’ between other organisations / people
involved in the persons life to ensure their ‘voice’ is heard
All referrals must be resident in Sandwell and be a person with a learning disability or autism:
- or part of the Early Help process.
- or there is an agreed Child in Need plan.
- or where matters have been escalated to a child protection plan and subject to a Section 47
- or where a child or children have been removed and are subject to interim care orders.
- or where Children are at risk of care proceedings and/or
- or the parents are subject to a parent’s assessment (PAMS) where there are child protection
To be eligible to access the PAGE independent living skills support referrals must require greater intervention than that currently offered by existing providers and/or Children’s Centres. The PAGE project will not duplicate parenting support services that already exist to which referrals can be signposted.
If you are referring an individual to PAGE, you must get their consent first before passing on their details to us.
To make a referral please contact:
Tel: 0121 520 8070
|Categories||Advocacy, Advice, Parent and family support|
|Staff Qualifications||The Service meets Matrix accreditation and IS0 9001 Quality Standards. The Occupational Therapist is also qualified to appropriate British Association of Occupational Therapy standards.|