Supported Living

This residential support service is a flexible person centred initiative, creating opportunities for more independent living and focuses on assisting people with an intellectual challenge to successfully live in a home or flat of their choice, with flat-mates of their choosing as independently / interdependently as possible. This service encompasses people living in their own flat, married and / or couples in a partnership, up to four flatmates sharing a household together. Participants receive flexible and dedicated support on an individual and household basis to facilitate their lives together and in the community. Participants do not have staff doing sleepovers in their household, however companion flatting and other innovative support arrangements can be facilitated dependent on need and wishes.

Support to the participants in A Supported Life focuses on but is not limited to:

  • Home management and functional skills development
  • Social skill development
  • Conflict resolution and team building
  • Counselling
  • Community inclusion
  • Recreation and leisure
  • Budgeting and personal finance management
  • Futures planning and goal realisation

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