Specialism: This service is specifically dedicated to providing support to adults who are vulnerable and have a learning disability, Mental Health Issues, Challenging Behaviour and Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
Details of vacancy: Upper floor room available
Type of Service: A registered service provided in a large Victorian house set within a residential street in centre of Plymouth. Victoria House is arranged over two floors with 5 single rooms on the first floor and one double on the ground floor, two bathrooms and two shower rooms. Each room is decorated to meet individual tastes, choices and sensory needs. The communal areas include a kitchen, a large dining room and living room and outside patio area, which can be used for recreational and leisure pursuits by all residents.
Age Range: Adults 18 – 65 years
Current Profile of Service: Vulnerable adults who need care and support to live the life they choose. A highly trained and dedicated staff team support this group of people and there is technology used as appropriate to enable and promote independence and there is also a stair lift and specialised bathroom available.
Hours Provided: There is a registered manager, 24-hour staffing, specific 1:1 staffing as required and sleep-in staff.
Focus of Service: Using person-centred planning we build confidence and encourage people to make decisions, understand their rights and responsibilities and access local communities for work, education and training and leisure opportunities. Support is given for daily living skills, including meal preparation, cooking and domestic skills, to attend college/events/activities, involvement in our quality checkers project, Road safety awareness, participate in weekly health and safety, fire and first aid checks, and participation in training and awareness workshops in relation to keeping safe, saying no to abuse and speaking out (advocacy).