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The DOVE Project

The DOVE Project are a leading and innovative organisation offering a range of personalised, outcome based care and support packages throughout Devon, Plymouth and Cornwall.

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Address:7 The Crescent
Telephone number: 01752 676840
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We have over 25 years' experience in supporting people of all ages with a diverse range of needs and specialise in supporting people with learning disabilities. The support we offer ranges from just a few hours a week to bespoke 24/7 packages to suit individual needs.

The DOVE Project specialise in providing individually tailored Supported Living packages and believe in supporting people to live in the homes and communities of their choosing.

We also offer modernised Day Opportunities through our innovative "Inclusion and Training" programmes, personalised Residential Care, Respite and Community Enabling support.

We ensure that the people we support are fully involved in all aspects of the design, planning and delivery of their support and believe that by being outcome focused we can assist people to lead fulfilling, rewarding lives and increase levels of independence. We are led by the people we support and are flexible and adaptable in our approach.

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Rockville Short Breaks

Rockville Short Break is a registered respite facility situated in Plymstock, Plymouth and provide 1:1 respite to people with learning and physical disabilities and sensory impairments.

Rockville support adults between 18 to 65 years with all aspect of care needs including epilepsy, NG feeding, PEG feeding, nebuliser and oxygen support. Rockville is designed to provide individual a safe space to relax, have fun and continuity of care that they receive in their own home. Rockville gives families and carers the opportunity to take a break from caring and to relax.

The facility offers bespoke respite packages suited to each individual needs. Rockville and its motivated staff team provide support with the involvement and input from the individuals, their families and advocates. The dedicated and fully trained staff team focus on the promotion of individual's right through effective care planning and non-restrictive risk assessment.

We are committed to offering a modern respite facility that is safe, non-restrictive, and adapted to meet individual physical and emotional needs. Rockville offers 2 double bedrooms with bespoke equipment, two specially equipped bathrooms, lounge area, kitchen and laundry room. Rockville has a large and accessible garden, designed to provide a stimulating and safe environment.

Rockville offer a wide range of indoors and outdoors activities to fit in with people needs and interests. We encourage people using the facility to participate and to try new activities and experiences.

Find out more about the Rockville Short Breaks

Supported Living

Our Supported Living teams operating in Devon, Plymouth and Cornwall have enabled many people with a diverse range of needs to successfully move from large residential homes and other institutionalised settings into their own homes. We believe in giving people the opportunity to live within their own home and community of their choosing, either alone or sharing with others. If required, we are able to assist in identifying house-mates with similar needs and interest to live together. Our fully trained and motivated staff teams provide support and assistance with all aspects of daily living to meet the individual requirements of each person.

We can assist people to source suitable accommodation and provide support that meets individual needs and requirements. This can include supporting people with physical disabilities to live in the community within adapted accommodation designed to increase levels of independence through the use of specialist equipment.

Find out more about Supported Living

Residential Care

The Bungalow is a registered residential home situated in Crownhill, Plymouth and supports six adults with learning, physical and sensory disabilities.

The home offers bespoke care packages suited to each individual which focuses on ability rather than disability. The home and its motivated staff team provide care packages which involve input from the individuals, their families and advocates. The dedicated and fully trained staff team focus on the promotion of choice and autonomy through effective care planning to support each individual to live a full and active life without restrictive risk assessment and by way of positive and effective decision making.

The DOVE Project is committed to offering a modern residential home that is safe, non-restrictive, and adapted to meet the physical and emotional needs of the people who live there. The home offers six double bedrooms with bespoke equipment, 3 of which are with ensuite bathrooms, 2 with sitting rooms, large modern kitchen, laundry room and attached office that does not encroach on the privacy of the individual's home. The Bungalow has a large and accessible garden, designed to provide a stimulating and safe environment for the people we support.

We offer a wide variety of activities to ensure that each person has the opportunity to develop new interests and stay active and healthy. This includes accessing a range of social opportunities, utilising local facilities and involving each person to be fully involved both around the home and in the local community.

The DOVE Project can set up similar small homes for people requiring Residential Care and Support within a more intimate setting. We believe in creating a personalised and individually tailored environment to meet the specific needs of the individual.

Find out more about Residential Care

Community Enabling

The DOVE Project offer a variety of enabling and respite opportunities in Devon, Plymouth and Cornwall.

This may include 1-1 support or "shared support" for people wishing to participate in activities with friends and peers. We provide support to access a variety of community based activities such as attending sporting events, visiting local places of interest and attending group based activities or training.

Enabling support can also include assistance with managing finances, attending appointments and with other individual needs. Our Exeter team provide specialist enabling support for people living with Dementia who may require support at home or with accessing the community.

We offer a variety of Respite support options, including overnight stays or short breaks at our training house in Plymouth. If requested, we can provide "respite" support within the family home and support people with short breaks and holidays.

The DOVE Project have built excellent local networks and ensure that the people we support have the opportunity to be fully involved and included within their communities.

Find out more about Community Enabling

Inclusion and Training

The DOVE Project offer a range of modernised Day Opportunities through our innovative "Inclusion and Training" programmes. Operating in Devon and Plymouth, we offer group based support through our hubs and training houses, with a focus on maintaining and developing new skills, enhancing inclusion and increasing levels of independence.

Evolve - Plymouth

Evolve offer specialised transition support for young people with learning disabilities and autism from the age of 16 through a group based programme of activities.  We can provide support alongside college placements or upon completion of education. We also offer independent living training and overnight stays at our skills development house in Plymouth.  This can be accessed by people who are looking to move into supported living environment in the future, or as a more person focused form of "respite".

Please visit the Evolve website for more information.

Personal Development Programme - Plymouth

Our Personal Development Programme (PDP) offers a range of group based activities from our City centre Hub and Art Studio. We offer a wide range of community based activities including; conservation and horticulture projects, sporting opportunities, independent living skills and social events. Our Art Studio offers various enterprise projects and art workshops within a relaxed and creative social environment.

Find out more about Inclusion and Training

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  • Day Service and Day Opportunity Framework Provider
Price: Please contact us for information about our costs
Based: Plymouth
  • 17 to 25 years old
  • 26 to 64 years old
  • 65+
  • Learning disabilities
  • Short breaks / Respite

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