Tree Top View
At Tree Top View, we provide 24/7 specialist residential support for six people who have autism or learning disabilities, who may also have behaviours that challenge or other needs, including visual impairment, mental health needs and diagnosed health conditions.
We recognise the importance of people having a fulfilling life with opportunities to access community-based services, activities and resources, wherever possible including education and supported employment opportunities such as courses in catering, food hygiene, hospitality and basic maths and English.
Residents also have access to chiropodists, dentists, local GPs, occupational therapists, opticians, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists and a dedicated positive behaviour support (PBS) practitioner.
Our approach to care
Within our team we have a range of professionals with specialist experience of working with people who have autism, learning disabilities and challenging behaviours, which include:
- PBS practitioner
- Education and activity coordinator
- Speech and language therapist
- Occupational therapist
- Support staff
We work alongside funding authorities and their specialist teams, and we access local services for psychiatric and psychological input and a range of health services suited to each person’s needs. Everyone who lives at Tree Top View is assigned a key worker who takes a lead in each individual’s support and maintaining links with their family.
Living at Tree Top View
Located around one mile from the centre of Leyland, Tree Top View is close to main bus routes, train stations and the M6 and M61 motorways, meaning it is well-connected to a number of major cities including Manchester, Blackpool, Bolton and Newcastle. Tree Top View has its own on-site transport to support people to access their activities and appointments
Enjoying a beautiful semi-rural setting, the home is accessed by a private road and surrounded by large gardens. It has been designed and developed around the individual needs of the people whose home it is, offering robust, low-arousal accommodation which is decorated in line with people’s preferences wherever possible.
There is also a small educational site on the grounds consisting of classrooms, a therapy room and sensory environment. This enables residents to access a suitable low stimulus educational environment whilst ensuring that their home remains a home.
The facilities provided at Tree Top View include:
- Therapy room
- Sensory environment
- Four en-suite rooms
- One-bed self-contained annexe
- Spacious communal lounges, dining areas and kitchens with robust furnishings
- Our own transport, to assist our residents in accessing wider community facilities
Developing independence skills
Tree Top View provides innovative person-centred support programmes and personal activity planners. Residents are supported to develop their independence skills in a range of areas such as:
- Personal hygiene
- Food shopping
- Travel training
The home is involved in the ‘MyLife’ community social project and also organises a range of leisure activities including:
- Local discos
- Meals out
Tree Top View also organises regular day trips to local seaside resorts, fairgrounds, animal sanctuaries and nature reserves.
“I really enjoy living here. You have helped me to become much more independent.”
Person supported by Tree Top View