Providing highly specialised respite breaks in a safe and specially adapted environment for people with a range of disabilities and behavioural issues, the centre allows parents and carers a well-earned rest. It is the only short break centre in the North East with its own on-site activity centre, set within several acres of private and beautifully landscaped grounds.
Our Alan Shearer Specialist Residential Home
Also situated within the Alan Shearer Centre, the home offers residential accommodation for adults with profound and multiple disabilities. Here we provide longer term, safe and nurturing care and support. In addition, our disabled residents have full access to the on-site Activity Centre.
A specialist recreational, sensory and social resource for disabled people of all ages, catering to a wide spectrum of need. Facilities are completely free to use and include a hydrotherapy suite, sensory rooms and cave, a giant ball pool, a music room, seasonal activities and a café . Overhead tracking and hoists are fitted throughout, enabling full accessibility to all areas for those with limited mobility.
To find out how to access our short break or specialist residential home, or to become a member of our activity centre, please ring Amanda Head, our Alan Shearer Centre Manager, on 0191 267 8128 and she will be delighted to help. The Alan Shearer Centre is a part of St Cuthberts Care.
Events and activities coming up at the Alan Shearer Centre
More free special events, performances and fun activities are in store at the Centre. For details of our upcoming entertainment for all ages and abilities please see our leaflet or call the Activity Centre on 0191 267 8118 to book your space.
2 December 2016
You could be in with a chance of winning a unique novelty cake in time for Christmas.
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