Vivo Care Choices Fact Sheet

Vivo Care Choices provides a range of flexible and responsive support for people with learning disabilities, autism spectrum conditions and older people, including people with dementia.

Our Learning Disability Day Services provide a range of day time activities in a number of day centres and community settings including the Mulberry Day Centre (Chester), Canal Street Day Centre (Chester), Firdale Day Centre (Northwich), Meadowbank Lodge (Winsford), Neston Day Centre (Neston), Water Tower Gardens (Chester), Coronation Centre (Ellesmere Port) and Healthy Living Centre (Ellesmere Port).

Our Little Roodee café (Chester) provides vocational training and supported employment opportunities for adults with learning disabilities.

Our Learning Disability Respite service provides evenings and weekends respite for people with Profound Intellectual Multiple Disabilities (PIMD) and challenging behaviour at Dorin Court and Dover Drive in Ellesmere Port.

Our Older People Day Services provide a range of day time activities in a number of day centres and community settings including Davenham Day Centre (Northwich), Abbots Wood (Chester), Coronation Centre (Ellesmere Port)

Our Older People Respite and Short Stay service provides care, support and accommodation for people requiring time to recover from illness; evening and weekend respite for older people; and day services for people with dementia and operates from Curzon House (Chester).

Our Supported Living service provides adults with learning disabilities and autism with support to live in their own homes and operates in Ellesmere Port, Northwich and Winsford.

Our Shared Lives service provides sessional support, respite and permanent placements to people both within their own homes and in the community and is delivered by self-employed carers.

Our Voluntary Community Day Services provides day time activities for older people run by a group of volunteers.

Key Facts:

  • Staff employed: 436 (324 full time equivalent)
  • Number of service users: 657
  • Vivo services delivered from 46 buildings and homes across the Borough
  • 50,000 hours of care delivered in a typical month
  • Over 100 volunteers supporting Vivo services
  • Annual expenditure £11.2m
  • Over £1.5m (11%) efficiency savings delivered over the past 4 years

For more information contact 0300 123 5059