About Our Supported Living Services:
This services combines the advantage of independence with the reassurance of 24 hour support as required. Our projects are located across the West Midlands. We support individuals with Learning Disability, Mental Health, Autism and Behaviour described as challenging.
People placed within our services receive Person Centred support packages to ensure their individual needs are met whilst maintaining choice and control in their lives. Our staff strive to support each individual to increase and maintain their independence by providing just enough support within their own home.
We offer supported living services throughout the West Midlands, including Smethwick and Birmingham.
What is Supported Living?
A person gets the support they need to live in their own home. If the persons needs change the support they get can also be changed. The most important thing is that the support matches the person's needs. This means the supports are designed for the person..... the fit the person, the person does not have to fit the support.
How supported living works has been described like this:
Supported living is an approach to housing and support for people with disability based on the fundamental belief that every person has a right to lead their own life, to determine where,how, with whom they live and who provides them with support.
What does supported living mean?
Supported living is used to describe the arrangement whereby someone who already has, or who wants their own tenancy or own home, also has support from a "Care and Support" provider to help them live as independently and safely as possible. They will receive support and help with any aspects that are required to live an ordinary life as possible, this could be help with:
- Managing bills and money
- Cooking and healthy eating
- Getting a job
- Learning new skills for independence
- Personal care and well-being
- Managing medication
- Accessing employment, sports and social activities
How can people access supported living?
If you are interested in finding out more about how you can access supported living we will be pleased to provide you with the information that you need and come and visit you if that is something that you would like us to do.