Hyndelle Lodge officially opens
A new 33-home development designed specifically to suit the needs of residents with autism, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and older people is set to welcome the first people supported by the service through its doors.
Hyndelle Lodge has 12 apartments for residents with autism or learning disabilities, 14 apartments for adults with learning disabilities, six bungalows for older people and one specialist wheelchair adapted family bungalow. Every room is adapted to the meet the needs of the residents moving in.
Built on the site of the former Hyndelle Lodge day care centre, the facility comprises of a state-of-the-art immersive sensory room and has retained mature trees on site so they can be incorporated into the plans for a woodland walk.
Care and support at Hyndelle Lodge is being proudly delivered by Community Integrated Care, giving people real choice and control over how they live their lives.
Samantha Brennan, Managing Director at Community Integrated Care said: “We’re proud to be working with Wigan Council to deliver world-class support at Hyndelle Lodge. The service is outstanding, with an immersive sensory room which takes your breath away, I can’t wait for the people we support to experience it.
“As a care provider, we aim to support people to live the best lives possible, promoting independence and helping people achieve their personal goals. We’re looking forward to welcoming the people we will support and a new dedicated support team to Hyndelle Lodge over the coming weeks.”
Councillor Keith Cunliffe, Wigan Council’s Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care said: “The construction of these latest homes reaffirms the council’s ambition to supporting local people with additional needs so they can live happy, independent and fulfilling lives.
“We are committed to delivering high-quality affordable homes which play a key role in keeping people independent in their own homes but that also tackle social isolation by connecting them to a local community.”
Construction in Hindley started in October 2018 and has been undertaken by Willmott Dixon who also built affordable bungalows and houses in Mayfield Road.