Project information

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

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  • Need

    Need

    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.

    Solution

    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

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To provide accessible holidays for disabled children and adults

    Activities

    » Provide a high-quality, adapted holiday accommodation for people with physical disabilities

    Success will be providing a accessible holiday with happy customers. Ensureing the holiday lodge service breaks even.


  • Impact

    Impact

    Providing good quality services for disabled providing a sense of well- being and emotional relief a holiday can bring from everyday life.

    Risk

    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.

    Reporting

    Annual company accounts and reports, newsletters, and website updates

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £219,013

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      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
  • Background

    Location

    Louth, Lincolnshire

    Beneficiaries

    Disabled people across the UK

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    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.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Jackie Snape

    Lead officer as CEO of the organisation

£2500

Will buy a child's profiling bed