Alan Shearer Activity Centre

We offer free recreational, sensory and social facilities for disabled children and adults, families, schools and groups.

To use the free facilities, you first need to become a member of the centre, which is also free. You can join by downloading an application form from our website: http://www.alanshearercentre.org.uk

Once you become a member you can book sessions in any of our specialist rooms, including our luxurious hydrotherapy pool, sensory cave and sensory rooms, giant ball pool and the sound and music room. We also have an adapted outside play area, sensory garden and accessible woodland walk. You must book your session before arriving at the centre. For more information, visit our website or contact us.

When is it on?

Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session information
Monday to Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm including bank holidays.

Who to contact

Contact name
Amanda Head
Contact position
Manager, Alan Shearer Centre
Telephone
0191 267 8118
E-mail
amanda.head@stcuthbertscare.org.uk
Website
www.alanshearercentre.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Alan Shearer Activity Centre
Address
West Denton Close
West Denton
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
Postcode
NE15 7LU

Other details

Cost description
Free
Referral required?
No

Local Offer

Local Offer description

Our Alan Shearer Activity Centre offers recreational, sensory and social facilities free of charge for children and adults with disabilities, their accompanying families and carers.

Contact name
Amanda Head
Contact telephone
0191 267 8118
Contact email
amanda.head@stcuthbertscare.org.uk

What does your service do?

What does your service do?

The Alan Shearer Activity Centre is the only specialist recreational, sensory and social facility of its kind in the region to offer free sessions for disabled children and adults.

 

Where is it located and what areas does it cover?

Where is it located and what areas does it cover?

The Alan Shearer Activity Centre is located in the outer west of Newcastle and anyone with a disability is welcome to join as a member.

Who does your organisation provide a service for?

Who does your organisation provide a service for?

The Alan Shearer Activity Centre provides free specialist recreational, sensory and social facilities for children and adults with a range of disabilities.

How can I start using the service?

How can I start using the service?

You first need to become a member of the Centre, which is free. Download an application form from our website or contact the friendly staff at the centre on 0191 267 8118. Once you have become a member you must book your free sessions before coming along to the Centre.

How are decisions made about who can use your service?

How are decisions made about who can use your service?

The Alan Shearer Activity Centre is free to use for anyone with a disability. If you would like more information, please contact Centre Manager, Amanda Head on 0191 267 8118 or email amanda.head@stcuthbertscare.org.uk.

How do I know what is going on and can I be involved in making plans for the future?

How do you communicate with service users and how are they involved in decision making / planning?

The service offers a range of information in leaflet form and on the website.  There is a comment book available for visitors in the reception area. For more information, please contact Centre Manager, Amanda Head on 0191 267 8118 or email amanda.head@stcuthbertscare.org.uk

Is your service fully accessible?

Is your service fully accessible?

The Alan Shearer Activity Centre is a specialist facility for children and adults with disabilities and is fully accessible. To discuss your requirements, please contact Centre Manager, Amanda Head on 0191 267 8118 or email amanda.head@stcuthbertscare.org.uk

What training have your staff had regarding SEND?

What training are the staff supporting children and young people with SEND had or are having?

Staff at the Centre are trained and experienced in supporting people with a range of disabilities, including training in PECS and Makaton. Centre Manager, Amanda Head is highly experienced in working with people with disabilties and is qualified to Diploma Level 5.

Who can I contact for further information?

Who can I contact for further information?

Please contact the Centre Manager, Amanda Head on 0191 267 8118 or email amanda.head@stcuthbertscare.org.uk

Disclaimer

Durham County Council's Families Information Service does not promote nor endorse the services advertised on this website. Anyone seeking to use/access such services does so at their own risk and may make all appropriate enquiries about fitness for purpose and suitability to meet their needs.
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Address: West Denton Close  West Denton  Newcastle upon Tyne  Tyne and Wear

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