Sunnydale

32 Shrewsbury Road, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9PY
Telephone: 01588 673443
Fax: 01588 674708
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Karen Price (Home Manager)

Location

Sunnydale is situated in a semi-rural location in the South Shropshire town of Craven Arms. The house is a large well-furbished semi-detached property within easy walking distance of a wide range of local shops and amenities.

Set in picturesque surroundings, Craven Arms itself has a number of attractions, including the nearby Clun and Stokesay castles and the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre. Located on the A49 between Shrewsbury and Ludlow, the town also has strong road/rail transport links to Hereford, Shrewsbury, Cardiff and Swansea.

Overview of the service

Sunnydale is a specialist 24-hour staffed residential care service for up to 10 adults with mental health problems, including anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, personality disorders and individuals with a dual diagnosis. In this instance, the term "dual diagnosis" refers to adults with mental health problems who, in addition, have a substance abuse problem and/or learning disabilities.

Since opening in 2008, Sunnydale has forged strong links with the local CMHT and Shropshire recovery team. This collaborative working has been central to the home's success.

Service User Profile

  • Male or female
  • Younger adults (18 – 65)
  • Primary diagnosis of mental health problems
  • May have dual diagnosis (including substance abuse problems and/or learning disabilities)
  • May have complex needs
  • May display challenging behaviours

Facilities

  • High standard of accommodation throughout
  • Ground-floor or property is fully accessible to those with limited mobility
  • Transportation in the form of the home's own people carrier
  • 10 well-furnished bedrooms, all of which have en suite facilities, decorated to individual tastes (7 on ground floor)
  • Attractive shared communal facilities (lounge, sunroom, dining room, kitchen, communal toilet and communal bathroom)
  • Small front garden
  • Small enclosed rear garden backing onto large recreational field

Professional input

Our strong network of external support includes the advice and specialist support of a Consultant Psychiatrist, a Qualified Mental Health Occupational Therapist and a Professional Counsellor.

Further information

For further information on Sunnydale in Craven Arms, to arrange a visit to the home or discuss a potential referral in confidence, please contact the Home Manager.

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