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Whitehouse Enterprises




Location and Contact details


Whitehouse Enterprises
Lovetofts Drive
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 5NZ

Telephone: 01473 588115

Email: info@whitehouse.suffolk.org.uk

Type of organisation

  • Local Authority

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service
Supported work placement opportunities

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Dec 5, 2011

Further Details

Whitehouse Enterprises is a social enterprise supporting adults with disabilities/disadvantgages in a variety of vocational settings. These include catering, sign manufacture, furniture manufacture and packing. We offer support to individuals looking to regain their confidence in a work environment and build working/life skills. We also offer accredited and non-accredited training in a number of areas.

We have a range of service users from those with individual funding wishing to gain work experience to paid employees. Within the enterprise we have a number of community settings including 5 community based cafes.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice no no no yes
Community support no no no yes
Day Activities no no no yes
Information no no no yes
Training (for clients/patients) no no no yes
Vocational Support no no no yes
Voluntary Activity no no no yes
National = country wide, Regional = offering a service within 150 miles, Local = offering a service within 50 miles

This service adheres to the following Regulatory Frameworks / is affiliated to the following bodies:

CIEH
NOCN
BSI accredited
LASMA accredited for sign manufacture
We are part of Suffolk County Council and as such are affiliated with a number of different organisations.

Referrals can be made by

GP no
Consultant no
Healthcare Professional no
Self/Advocate/Family yes
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager yes

- specialist providers

How are services paid for?

yes Publicly funded - individually commissioned
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS ???
Social Care Services noyesno
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services ???

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)

Typical duration that a service is offered

The duration is flexible depending on the needs of the individual.

This Service was mapped by Eastern Region ABI. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here

SOMETHING TO DO

[Code 120]
Patient description
Medically stable. Wanting to engage further with the community, alone or with others.

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Organised activity in the community offering opportunities to to develop social skills, stamina, confidence, attention & leisure pursuits, Specific attention paid to: Community involvement & integration (further education etc), Personal social development and empowerment Structured daytime activity within the individual's competency framework. Includes Day activities, Day Centres, clubs and activity that may be purchased with a personal budget.

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

[Code 125]
Patient description
Medically stable. Wanting to engage further with the community, alone or with others.

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Organised activity in the community offering opportunities to develop skills through voluntary work and activity.

This service is defined by the NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) codes as:

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

No Data for NMDS

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