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Meridian, Together Trust

Meridian is part of the charity Together Trust, a leading specialist education, community and care provider and is supported by other Together Trust services including consultancy from clinical psychologists and play therapists. Our experienced and highly specialist team’s work closely with young people, parents, carers and other professionals.

Our people shaped services offer:

  • Happiness
  • Inclusion
  • Resilience
  • Positive relationships
  • Well being.

Meridian is a large community-based home providing short break care and support for up to five young people with autism spectrum conditions (ASC) at any one time. Accredited by the National Autistic Society, Meridian provides a secure, well-equipped outdoor play area, sensory/low stimulus rooms, very pleasant communal living and a kitchen area where young people are encouraged to develop their life skills.

Meridian offers:

  • Planned short breaks for children and young people who have autism spectrum conditions (ASC)
  • Increased learning, social integration and recreational opportunities
  • Care from a team of dedicated individuals experienced and trained in understanding the needs of children and young people with autism
  • Opportunities for a range of fun activities and community events
  • A partnership working approach with parents/carers to provide continuity of approach and care
  • A child/young person-centred service
  • A truly friendly and welcoming environment
  • Direct payment uptake. Together Trust is committed to choice for disabled children, young people and their families
  • Assistance with transition and person-centred planning.

We offer personalised care to suit your needs. If you would like further details on any of the options available, please contact us on: 0161 485 7235 or visit http://www.togethertrust.org.uk/

https://youtu.be/MT1tRMdTB_I

Where to Go

Name of venue
Meridian Respite Centre
Venue address
64
Station Road
Cheadle Hulme
Stockport
Cheshire
Postcode
SK8 7BH
Additional Notes

Meridian is based in Stockport, Greater Manchester in a busy community close to local shops and amenities, including a shopping area, bus stops, and a train station.

When is it On?

Date & Time Information
All year round, 24/7
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Other Details

Associated Cost
Yes
Referral required?
Yes
Referral and availability notes

To make a referral or to enquire about short break placements at Meridian, please contact 0161 485 7235 or email us at enquiries@togethertrust.org.uk

Short Breaks can be purchased via individual budgets or direct payments. We also work with brokerage services to deliver tailored packages of support to meet your budget and goals.

For further information about our range of services please contact 0161 283 4848 or visit www.togethertrust.org.uk

Emergency referrals: 0800 013 0014 (24 hours)

Notes

Meridian is part of the charity Together Trust, a leading specialist education, community and care provider.

Together Trust has been operating for over 140 years. With experience, comes excellence. We believe that everyone deserves an equal chance in life and everyone has the ability and right to experience joy, safety, happiness and hope. By providing specialist education, care and community services to children, young people and adults, the Together Trust aims to do everything in its power to make that happen.

At Meridian, we provide short breaks for young people with autism and associated behaviours which at times might be challenging.

Young people usually stay for a number of nights in order to support families in caring for their child. We work closely with families in order to provide a consistent approach for young people.

Meridian is supported by other Together Trust services including consultancy from clinical psychologists and play therapists. Our experienced and highly specialist teams work closely with young people, parents, carers and other professionals. Close liaison takes place with education and multidisciplinary teams.

If you would like further details any of our services available, please contact us on: 0161 283 4848 or visit http://www.togethertrust.org.uk/

https://youtu.be/MT1tRMdTB_I

Who to Contact

Name
Meridian
Position
Together Trust
Telephone
0161 485 7235
0161 283 4848
0800 013 0014 (emergency referrals)
Email
enquiries@togethertrust.org.uk
Website
https://www.togethertrust.org.uk/short-breaks
Additional Notes

Meridian is based in Stockport, Greater Manchester in a busy community close to local shops and amenities, including a shopping area, bus stops, and a train station.

Last Updated: 16/07/2020