A homely, tastefully decorated 4 bedroom house with an enclosed garden, Walnut Tree Lane has a small kitchen, lounge diner, one downstairs bedroom with en suite facilities with 3 upstairs bedrooms and a shared bathroom. The house is situated in the market town of Sudbury, birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough.· Located a short distance from local shops, banks, post office, library, healthcare and leisure facilities.· Situated on a bus route providing a regular service to Bury St Edmunds, Colchester, Haverhill and Ipswich. The current configuration has three young people plus a sleep-in member of staff.
Full needs and risk assessments completed by trained and experienced staff in liaison with the individual and anyone else they wish to be involved such as family, friend, or advocate. We will support tenants with a range of activities including budget planning and support with finances, along with meal planning, preparation and shopping, household tasks, including laundry and housework. Planning social and leisure activities including college, voluntary work, establishing community links, promoting self advocacy or supporting access to advocacy services. We provide continuity and consistency of support by experienced support workers chosen with the individuals involvement.
Access to professionals as identified in individual support plans such as psychiatrists, occupational therapists, community psychiatric nurses, and primary care trust schemes
Personal care needs are addressed through a local domiciliary care agency after agreement from social services. The home has well-trained, experienced and enthusiastic staff team.
It is important to note that this is a gender specific service.
Sue Snelling the service manager has a NVQ 4 Management qualification. With 17 years of experience within the care sector, working with very challenging clients with complex needs she is able to lead and develop an excellent team and services which specialise in this field. Sue has a keen interest in ensuring the clients have a busy and active programme promoting educational and leisure activities according to individual client needs. The established team supporting Sue have a wealth of experience and knowledge regarding the service as well as within social and health care. A number of staff have completed specialist training in Autism, managing challenging behaviour, and support/risk management