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What does Buckets and Spades offer?
Buckets and Spades is our Ofsted registered, much valued short break residential service. We provide a range of short breaks, including overnight stays, for children and young people up to the age of 18 with physical and learning disabilities.
Buckets and Spades has a positive impact on the children and young people who use the service. It gives them the chance to:
The service has an equally positive impact on their families. It gives them:
Who can stay at Buckets and Spades Lodge?
We are able to offer breaks to children and young people up to the age of 18 with a variety of disabilities including autism and multiple and complex health needs. This includes people who require specialised moving or who behave in a challenging way.
About the facilities
Buckets and Spades Lodge is a large purpose-built bungalow in Finchley with 6 bedrooms and 3 adapted bathrooms. The building offers a range of adaptations:
About our team
Our aim is to provide a personalised tailored service for each child and young person who stays with us. This involves one-to-one support during the day and waking night staff throughout the night.
Our team of highly motivated and dedicated staff undergoes continuous training both from our own extensive training programmes and from external courses. We ensure that their knowledge and skills are always kept up-to-date.
1 Fairholme Gardens
London N3 3ED