Goldcrest house create a soothing environment with the development of a very special multi-sensory room to create a haven where service users can relax.

GOLDCREST CREATE A SOOTHING ENVIRONMENTThe specially designed room offers a multi-sensory experience with soothing lighting, sounds and textures proven to ease anxiety, encourage communication, and generally stimulate the senses.

Ralph Parish, manager at Goldcrest says: “The new room is a place where any individual at Goldcrest House, service user or staff, can go and relax. It shuts out the noise or stimulus from everyday activities within their environment, and replaces it with an experience of lighting and music that can be modified to suit their needs. It really is a nice place to go to get away from it all.

“Some of our service users go to have fun with the lighting, others go to listen to music, it can be an exciting place or a relaxing place, but importantly it’s there for each and every individual to use as they wish.”

Based on Boothferry Road Goldcrest House is a centre of excellence dedicated to addressing the individual needs of adults over 18 affected by Autistic Spectrum Disorder and learning difficulties. It provides residential care, supported living, long and short term respite care, day services and outreach to meet the varied needs of those who access the service 52 weeks a year; its aim is to be the UK’s quality service of choice.

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