Take a tour of new North Shields care village that helps people with autism or learning difficulties

A new care village has opened in North Shields to help people with autism or learning difficulties live independently.

Siena Court, on Waterville Road, has everything from apartments and respite rooms to a library, cinema suite, gym, games room, an IT suite, sensory room and an arts and craft area.

There is also a cafe, shop, treatment rooms, communal areas and a garden outside.

The centre aims to provide support to adults with autism spectrum disorders, learning difficulties, physical disabilities, mental health issues and complex needs.

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10th September 2017
Chronicle Live