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Seeing a better, brighter future!

An introduction to our Disability Resources


Proud to make a difference ... At Cornerstone we are united by a desire to provide support wherever it is needed so that a person with a disability can maximise their potential and allow them the same life chances as everyone else. Using our wealth of experience, we have developed residential, respite and outreach resources to meet the needs of every child, young person and adult in our care. Our resources afford people in our care the opportunity to enjoy a life of inclusion and to be an integral part of the world that surrounds them. Ensuring we achieve this goal is a team of highly trained, committed and enthusiastic staff. They are proud to be involved in the lives of the children, young people and adults that we look after. Without their dedication and energy, we wouldn’t be able to achieve as much or make such a valuable difference to the lives of every person that comes under our care. We can be contacted 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Margaret Hanney Margaret Hanney Head of Services 02380 230473

Cornerstone creates a brighter horizon for everyone in our care as we actively promote inclusion


…and here are the reasons why! Our entire focus is to ensure that people with disabilities in our care can look forward to a full, happy life that promotes inclusion. We have lots of expertise in managing challenging behaviour and have a proven track record in re-integrating people back into the community. We have a unique ability to provide a flexible care package that is ideally suited to meet the changing needs of each individual, whether that is residential, respite, outreach or one-to-one placements. The team works in partnership with parents and social workers within a multi-agency framework to ensure services exceed care standards. They are regularly reviewed and through effective team communication ensure a consistent and effective approach. Our Cornerstone network allows us to access professional support 24 hours a day. All of our homes are designed for small-group living and are finished to a very high standard. Our facilities include air-conditioning, sprinkler systems and sensory rooms.

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We have a team of highly trained, experienced, committed and enthusiastic staff.

Our popular, custom-designed sensory rooms are used for half-hour touch, sight and sound stimulation and relaxation sessions.

Light and spacious, our play areas are designed to encourage creativity. The messier they get the better.


All of our new buildings are built to a very high standard and all aspects are carefully designed from the wet rooms to the sensory gardens.

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We are fortunate to have a wide range of facilities in the nearby area, including ten-pin bowling, parks and swimming pools.

We involve family and friends in the lives of the children/young people and adults in our care.


Cornerstone is one of the country’s leading independent care providers, offering a variety of support services to complement and enhance existing local authority social services departments, health authorities and private clients.

Our residential resources include:-

Our mission is to make a positive and genuine difference to the every day lives of people in our care.

● Adoquin: 5 bed home for severe learning disabilities, autism, sensory impairment, ADHD, ADD and associated behaviours: 10-18 ambulant

Our services include: ● Residential care ● Short breaks ● Single placements ● 24-hour support within family home ● Outreach support staff ● Secure and welfare escorts ● Domiciliary care ● Supported living ● Independent DCSF registered school Vulnerable people need care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year. Likewise, providing service support to children, young people and adults means Cornerstone never, ever closes.

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Children and young people ● Cantera: 3 bed home for severe learning disabilities, autism and associated behaviours: 10-18 ambulant

● Tourmaline: 5 bed home for severe learning disabilities, autism, complex needs and associated behaviours: 9-18 wheelchair accessible throughout ● Galena: 8 bed respite centre used also for shared care and emergency placements for severe learning difficulties, autism, complex needs and associated behaviour: 2-18 grouped according to age/needs, wheelchair accessible Adults ● Eliat: 6 bed home for adults with acquired brain injury, severe learning difficulties and associated behaviours All our homes are CSCI and Ofsted registered and rated good to outstanding.

38 Bond Street, Northam Southampton, Hampshire SO14 5QA

Tel: 02380 230473 Fax: 02380 230234 E-mail: margaret@cornerstoneuk.org www.cornerstoneuk.org HEAd ANd rEgISTErEd OFFICE

New Horizon Centre Limited, Company registration No: 3849567 28 Welbeck Street, London W1g 8EW

Paul Harvey, the star of our front cover photograph, enjoys his time at Cornerstone. We are delighted he and his family are happy to feature in our brochure.


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