The Florence Support Service


List of services

1. Short breaks
2. Programme for those people who wish to increase their Independent living skills so as to transfer to supported living accommodation. This would be part of a short break. A suggested 6 month programme starting with a two night break and leading up to four night break.
3. Dirt Diggers Horticultural Project and work experience

Charging and related information

24 hour daily rate for short breaks is £61.12
Horticultural project runs on Wednesdays from April through to September (weather dependent) - daily rate £25.00 from 10.00 to 15.00hr depending on transport. This will include all drinks and a light lunch


Autism spectrum of conditions


I have 35 years experience working with adults and children with learning disabilities and people on the autism spectrum of conditions


My professional background was as an instructor for people with learning disabilities who wanted work experience leading to employment in the job market. I instructed in work skills, safe working practices, fire safety, kitchen hygiene. 1999 to 2001 I held a position as a trainer for teachers in a school for children with autism. 2001 to 2015 as part of a team I supported seven people in a home with autism/complex needs/challenging behaviour.

I hold a BA(Hons); PG Special Ed; PG Diploma Education


Member of the British Institute of Learning Disabilities
Member of the National Autistic Society

A member of the Support With Confidence scheme

Service Details

Misty Acres, Lower Horsebridge, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 4DN (directions displayed on map)
The Florence Support Service
Service Type:
Short Breaks and Respite Services
Primary Client Group:
People with a learning disability
Accreditation Scheme Membership:
  • Support with Confidence (SWC)

Accreditation Information

Support With Confidence

The Support with Confidence scheme is run by East Sussex County Council Trading Standards and Adult Social Care.

All services are vetted and approved on grounds of quality, safety, and training before being approved as a member of the scheme.

This page was last updated on 14 February 2019

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Contact Details

Contact Name:
The Florence Support Service
Misty Acres, Lower Horsebridge, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 4DN
07713 748599
01323 840227

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