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PIONEERING care home for adults with learning disabilities and autism will be first of its kind in Leeds – Wharfedale Observer

Monday, 14 February, 2022

PIONEERING care home for adults with learning disabilities and autism will be first of its kind in Leeds – Wharfedale Observer

Paul Alderson, Paul Wadsworth and Graham Latty

 
A PIONEERING residential care home in Yeadon for adults with learning disabilities and autism is expected to open next year.
The home will be the first of its kind in Leeds. At Leeds City Council’s Executive Board meeting on February 9 council chiefs noted progress on the proposal to build accommodation for adults with severe learning disabilities and severe autism on the site of the former Kirkland House care home on Queensway.
The project aims to create a six-bed medium-term stay care home which will help to prevent future hospital admissions and Leeds residents from being placed in institutions out of the area. There is currently no provision in the city to accommodate individuals with the most complex needs in relation to their learning disabilities.
Read more at: https://www.wharfedaleobserver.co.uk/news/19915292.pioneering-care-home-adults-learning-disabilities-autism-will-first-kind-leeds/

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