Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Options - Bredon House

Type of service:
Hospital Lane, Powick, Worcestershire WR2 4SQ
Telephone number:
01905 830234
Email address:
Service description:
Options Bredon House is a CQC-registered Community Support Service for people who wish to become more independent and further transition into supported living.
Personalised programmes and flexible staffing enable people to learn how to live as independently as possible with the minimum of support. These programmes may consist of voluntary or paid work, further education, and
social and leisure activities.

Options Group provide:
• independent flats, personalised and self-directed support
• supported integration into community life and real work
• support to develop independent living skills such as learning to cook, clean and run a household
• support to transition into semi-independent or independent living within 3 years (with on-going review)
• a focus on developing each person’s individual potential for independence
• access to professional and clinical services including Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatry, Speech and Language Therapy

Options Bredon House provides specially designed, self-contained accommodation that caters for people with a wide variety of complex needs. The accommodation consists of 8 independent flats each with bedroom, en-suite bathroom, kitchen/diner and lounge. The people living at Options Bredon House are responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of their flats and the communal grounds, just as if they were living in their own property.

Every person living at Options Bredon House has their own personalised activity programme, tailored to their individual needs and goals. They are supported to develop these activity programmes which may include accessing social clubs, work related or educational
opportunities and going to local pubs and restaurants with friends and family.
All those living at Options Bredon House also have access to the wide range of on-site facilities available at nearby Options Malvern View including a horticultural garden, music suite,
woodworking studio, art room and IT suite.

Options Bredon House is a step-down service into semi-independent or independent living. Our multi-disciplinary team work in partnership with the people living at Options Bredon House to develop individual structured transitions plans to support this important next step in their lives.

The Clinical Team consists of:
• a Consultant Clinical Psychologist
• an Occupational Therapist
• a specialist Speech and Language Therapist
• an Assistant Psychologist

Admissions process

Options Bredon House adheres to a specific and structured policy with regards to referral, assessment and admissions procedures. As a needs-led and personcentred service, we provide assessments that enable the person being assessed to contribute by using their preferred method of communication as well as advocacy. All assessments are undertaken by appropriately trained members of staff and with clinical input where necessary. They are conducted in partnership with key people including parents, carers and clinical professionals. Our aim is to offer appropriate, ASC-specific placements that focus on the short and long term aspirations and abilities of the people we support.
People will typically be diagnosed with or undergoing a diagnosis for autism. However due to the variation in diagnostic terminology they may be diagnosed with an autistic spectrum disorder or condition, as having high-functioning autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, a pervasive development disorder, learning disabilities or autistic traits.
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Age range:
18 years - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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