Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Trip to Fenton / Newcastle 12-05-2015


DV10 JCUBentileeFentonCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXFentonNewcastleCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXNewcastleFentonCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXFentonBlurtonCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXBlurtonBentileeCharterShelton Care Group

Today Matthew was in respite and he was going to his day service. Matthew got up and had some toast for breakfast. He waited in his room for the bus to arrive. Picking up another client was Stanton's of Stoke KN61 EYG.

Stantons of Stoke KN61 EYG in Bentilee
Shortly afterwards Matthew transport appeared and it was one of his usual buses, Shelton Care Group DV10 JCU.

Shelton Care Group DV10 JCU in Bentilee
We got on the bus and and the bus set off onto Dividy road and towards Adderley Green. At the roundabout we turned right onto anchor Road and down into Longton. We went around the one way system, over the A50 and onto the A5035. We did the A5035 through Dresden, Blurton and into Trentham. We turned right onto New Inn Lane and we went into the estate to pick up another service user. We headed back onto the A5035 and we turned left into Church Road. We carried on through Blurton and over the A50 and through Heron Cross. We go into Heron Street and over the railway line. We turn left into Christchurch Street and to our destination. In the morning Matthew spent time in the sensory room and he used a computer. For dinner Matthew had shepherds pie followed by cake. In the afternoon Matthew went in the minibus to the North Staffs Adventure Playground. We went on Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX. The bus went onto Glebedale road and then left onto City Road. We continued down onto the A52 and over the A500. We went through Stoke around the one way system and continued out of the other side on the A52 through Hartshill. We continued into Newcastle onto George Street and we saw Stanways N408 MPN. We continued on Ryecroft and over the roundabout towards Knutton. We turned at Poolside and we got to the Playground via Dunkirk and Castle Hill Road. It was a nice day so they played outside and Matthew used the toilet too. Matthew also spent time in the soft play area. Matthew also made a mobile out of shells. When it was time to go we got back Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX. The bus left the playground and we got back onto Ryecroft via Poolside and Knutton Lane. We went around the one way system on the A52/A53 and we joined the A52 to run down into Stoke. In Stoke we went around the one way system along Eleanora Street and Glebe Street and we crossed over the A500 onto City Road. We carried on until we got near to the top of City Road and we turned right into Glebedale Road and to our destination. After a quick stop at the day centre Matthew got back on the bus Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX for the trip back to respite. There had been a change of staff and Matthew didn't tell them he was meant to be in Bentilee and not in Blurton! We set off onto Christchurch Street an right onto Station Bridge Road and Heron Street. In Heron Cross we went straight across onto Blurton Road and over the A50. We carried on into Blurton along Blurton Road and forward onto Church Road. We turned right onto Beaconsfield Road and arrived home just before 15:00. Unfortunately Matthew wasn't due home today! He gave us the mobile that he made out of shall and then he got back on the bus for the trip to respite... We set off onto the A5035 and we turned right towards Trentham. We turned right into New Inn Lane and we dropped off another service user before going back up the A5035 through Blurton, Dresden and into Longton. We crossed the A50 and we went down the Strand before turning right onto Market Street. We turned left onto Anchor Road and we headed up to Adderley Green. At the roundabout we turned left and went to Bentilee and to our destination. Matthew went to his room to wait for tea. Whilst there we saw Jayjays Travel minibus NH57 FXT dropping off another service user.

Jayjays Travel NH57 FXT in Bentilee
For tea Matthew had chips and beans followed by cake. Matthew watched television and used his tablet computer before having a bath. Afterwards he chilled out in his room until bedtime at 23:00... Mark

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