Specialism: Supported living service for people with learning disabilities with a focus on developing further independent skills.
Details of Vacancy: There is currently one first floor, en-suite room available.
Type of Service: Supported Living.
Age Range: 18 – 40
Current profile of service: Thames 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 six bedrooms plus communal areas. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor both with en-suite bathrooms. The first floor has a further 4 bedrooms, which are all en-suite. In addition there is a large kitchen with a separate utility area, a big open plan lounge, separate dining area and a secure private garden with an annexe which could be used as an activities centre.
Focus of service: Promoting independence and supporting 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.