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 for people with learning disabilities with a focus on developing further independent skills.
Details of vacancies: There is currently one vacancy at Park Road.
Type of Service: Supported Living
Age Range: 18 - 40
Current profile of service: Park Road is a Victorian house near to the centre of Sittingbourne and has all the community facilities one would expect to find in a town centre. The home has excellent transport links direct to London, Maidstone, Ashford and coastal resorts. Park Road has been split into two self-contained areas. On the ground floor there are 3 fully furnished bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, and living area. Upstairs, there are a further 6 furnished, self-contained rooms with fully fitted kitchenettes. There is a communal lounge, bathroom, toilet, shower and laundry room
Focus of service: Promoting independence, employment opportunities and person centred transition plans for independent living. Two of the tenants at Park Road have recently moved onto their own flats in the community and Regard continues to provide outreach support. They have all made fantastic progress and achieved some very positive personal outcomes, in relation to independence and quality of life.
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.