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Respite Holiday Lodge
A respite holiday lodge for disabled people.
We are developing a new service providing accessible holidays for disabled children and adults. The holiday lodge comprises of three bedrooms, with accessible facilities including kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms.
April 2012 - December 2016
Charity information: Disability Action Yorkshire
We know from the experiences of our own service-users and from other disabled people that there is a lack of high-quality, adapted holiday accommodation for people with physical disabilities. There is especially a lack of suitable and accessible accommodation for families with a disabled child, meaning that many are unable to enjoy an inclusive family holiday.
The solution - Disability Action Yorkshire is commissioning a holiday lodge at an existing site in Louth, Lincolnshire. The lodge is purpose-built and will be fully accessible for disabled people.
The three-bedroom accommodation will include:
tracked ceiling hoists, profiling beds and en-suite wet-room
To provide accessible holidays for disabled children and adults
Activities» Provide a high-quality, adapted holiday accommodation for people with physical disabilities
What success will look like
Success will be providing a accessible holiday with happy customers. Ensureing the holiday lodge service breaks even.
Providing good quality services for disabled providing a sense of well- being and emotional relief a holiday can bring from everyday life.
If bookings reduce and do not meet capacity associated cost such as cleaning, maintenance and utilities will be reduced.
If the lodge bookings are not sufficient to cover costs the lodge will be sold.
Annual company accounts and reports, newsletters, and website updates
Budget - Project Cost: £219,013Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £34,950 land purchase plot of land & free-hold £144,363 building Purchase Swiss Lodge £12,671 Kitchen Fixtures and fittings of the kitchen £13,675 Adaptive fittings Adaptive furniture and fittings inlc bathrooms £13,354 Furniture Furniture including beds, sofas etc
Current Funding / Pledges
Source Amount Charity reserves £40,000 Guaranteed Bruce Wake Trust £1,000 Guaranteed donations £500 Guaranteed
Disabled people across the UK
It has access to over 300 disabled people through it's current services.
It has links to partners who also have disabled people requiring these services.
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Lead officer as CEO of the organisation
Will buy a child's profiling bed