The Percy Hedley Foundation, founded in 1953, provides specialised education and support. They offer individualised care as well as recreational opportunities to disabled people and their families. And they cover Newcastle and surrounding areas.
The Percy Hedley Foundation’s education services include 3 schools. These are as follows; Hedleys Percy Hedley School, Hedleys Northern Counties School, and Hedleys College. Additionally, there is Hedleys Employability, a project which works to improve employment opportunities for disabled people.
The Percy Hedley Foundation has 4 adult residences and 1 specialist Children’s Home, Tees House and East Cottage. These are all based in Forest Hall and Jesmond. And they provide residential and respite care, where focus on dignity, respect and encouraging independence. Residents of Tees House and East Cottage attend Northern Counties School.
Disabled adults can participate in a variety of activities at Hedleys Horizons in Forest Hall, including arts and crafts, horticulture, ceramics, music studio, and many more. In addition, all ages can benefit from specialised speech and language therapy and physiotherapy.
If you are interested in accessing any of the services that The Percy Hedley Foundation provides or want to support the work they do, take a look at their website listed below for more information. Besides, on their Contact Us page, you will find a list of contacts, specific to all of the services the charity provides.
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