Our Approach

Autism

We understand that each child, young person or adult with autism that we support is unique.

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Communication

We believe that everyone, irrespective of the complexity of his or her needs, wants to and does communicate.

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Dementia

We have expertise in supporting people with dementia or at risk of developing dementia.

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Families

MacIntyre was established by the parents of a disabled child in 1966 for all people with a learning disability to live a life that makes sense to them.

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Great Interactions

Great Interactions are based on 10 facilitation skills, including touch, warmth, eye contact and creativity, which when used well result in good outcomes…

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Health

People with a learning disability are living longer, yet they are still dying 20 years younger than the rest of the population. It is well known that…

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Health and Safety

At MacIntyre we are committed to achieving excellence with our health and safety practices.

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Intensive Interaction

Intensive Interaction is an approach to interacting with and teaching early communication and interaction skills to people who do not find it easy communicating…

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Learning Disability

It is estimated that 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability.

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Person Centred Approaches

Providing person centred support means always listening, learning and focusing on what is important to and for someone, now and in the future.

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Positive Behaviour Support

A Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) approach involves focusing on improving a person’s quality of life and understanding the reasons behind any behaviours.

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Resources

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Safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding of the children, young people and adults we support across the organisation and encourage openness and transparency.

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Transforming Care

MacIntyre is at the forefront of supporting people to move from long stay hospitals, inpatient facilities and assessment and treatment units back into…

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Voice of the people we support

We know that we can’t make decisions about a person’s support, staffing changes or new activities without involving them and understanding what is important…

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Our Expertise

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