Welcome to Ernest Kleinwort Court
Located in Burgess Hill, West Sussex, we are apurpose built centre thatprovides accommodation and support for people withphysical disabilities, promoting independence and lifestyle choices. It forms part of the nationwide network of support services provided byThe Disabilities Trust. Our focus is on maintaining and maximizing a lifestyle as well as providing physical care. We do this by providing real choice, options and giving our service users control over their lives. We believe in enhancing our Service Users independence whilst delivering cost effective outcomes in a person centred environment.
Ernest Kleinwort Court (EKC) supports people with a range of disabilities including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida and arthritis, multiple sclerosis and disabilities resulting from accidents or a stroke. As well as providing physical care, the service is committed to ensuring that people have control over their lives and are treated with dignity and respect at all times.
Situated in the Sussex town of Burgess Hill, there are many local amenities close by including a local shopping complex, a leisure centre and post office. Regular trips are arranged to the sports and leisure centre, as well as outings to shows, concerts and sporting events. There is a nearby college with the local community supporting service users in voluntary work placements. Ernest Kleinwort Court is within easy access of road and rail links to London and Brighton. The centre operates three specially adapted vehicles, and service users are also able to use the local taxi services.
We feel that it is important to use local knowledge and expertise, and therefore have close links with primary care teams and foster relationships to share best practice.
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