The service is able to support individuals from the age of 17 as part of a transitional model of support we promote at Regard. In each case we would work closely with all parties to ensure an agreed approach is put in place to help an individual make that transition in to adulthood a positive one.
Specialism: Supported living service for young people with learning disabilities and/or autism in transition from residential college, foster care or the family home.
Details of Vacancies: There is one first floor, en-suite vacancy at Crystal House.
Type of Service: Supported Living
Age Range: 18 – 28
Current profile of service: Crystal House is a large detached house within walking distance of local amenities. The service has been completely refurbished to a very high standard and has seven bedrooms as well as communal areas. There are three bedrooms on the first floor, two with en-suite bathrooms and one with an adjacent bathroom. The second floor has a further 4 bedrooms, two with en-suite and two with shared facilities. There is a large kitchen diner with a separate utility area as well as a lounge and secure private garden with a separate annexe building which could be used as an activities centre.
Focus of service: Promoting independence and supporting young people to access further education, employment, social and recreational activities. Person-centred transition plans are developed for each individual to develop their budgeting skills and to become more independent in all areas of their lives.
Hours provided: Staff are available 24 hours a day, including a sleep-in night staff member. This service would suit people moving from residential care or their family home.