Autism

  • Whorlton Hall Long ServiceWhorlton Hall, our hospital for people with learning disabilities in Barnard Castle, has recognised the dedication and commitment of four members of its team with a party to celebrate.

  • SupportWe asked three very important questions to some very important people - our Service Managers, their teams, and most importantly, the people they support. We asked:

    • What makes a good Manager?
    • What are the most rewarding and most challenging parts of your job?
    • How does Danshell make a difference?
    • SupportWhat makes a good Manager? We asked some very important people - our Service Managers, their teams, and most importantly, the people they support.

    • iStock 860939704The enthusiasm with which Dominic* approaches life is clear to see from the moment he invites you into his home. 

      Not remotely bothered to be disturbed during his lunch, which he has prepared himself, he tells us all about his recent journey and progress since leaving secure services. Dominic is now supported at Danshell’s Hope House, which provides residential support with nursing for people with a learning disability in their own apartments. He’s proud to show off his home, even if, as he says, he doesn’t spend that much time there.

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