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West Street

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Specialism: Young adults with mental health and or autism/aspergers.

Details of vacancy: There is currently one vacancy sharing a two bed ground floor flat with another male.

Age range: 20 to 35

Current Profile of Service: West Street is only a short distance from the centre of Wisbech, an attractive Georgian market town and inland port with easy access to nearby King’s Lynn and Peterborough. Each flat is completely self-contained.

Focus of Service: The individuals we support at West Street are encouraged to pursue a wide range of activities which include attending adult education courses at local colleges.West Street’s philosophy is one of person-centred support which gives choice and independence which enables service users to develop and maintain skills to give them opportunities and freedom to be as independent as possible.

Hours provided: High levels of 24 hour support from experienced staff. Service users are individually assessed on a 1:1 basis for their support needs.

About this service
What we offer
Meet the team
Success Stories

West Street has been completely redeveloped and refurbished to a high standard. It is a supported living service, which has the capacity to support 6 individuals. There are 2 two-bedroom flats and 2 single self-contained flats. All the flats have a separate bedroom, bathroom and spacious open plan kitchen and lounge area. There is a communal patio and wooden gazebo in which all individuals share and often have communal BBQ’s. The service is in the town centre of Wisbech, close to a swimming pool, cinemas and various parks. West Street is also close to the bus station, which has regular links to King’s Lynn and Peterborough.

West Street has a philosophy of person-centred support, giving choice, independence and encouragement. We enable service users to develop and maintain skills to give them the freedom to be as independent as possible, to reach their potential and realise their dreams. We will support new opportunities for achievement with informed choices and managed risks so that there is a continuous path of progress within the community.

We support people to attend college, find supported employment and take part in other meaningful daytime activities so they can develop and maintain new skills in a friendly and supportive environment. We ensure that all health needs are met in full with access to local practitioners and provide an environment that is safe but ensures that tenants have autonomy over their lives. In addition we encourage people to participate in a full range of social activities and to acquire, where necessary, the appropriate social skills and behaviours. We seek people’s views through meetings and other appropriate means.

Vikki has been working for Regard for 5 years and has developed in her career to Service Manager. Vikki has extensive knowledge of the health and social care sector with a mixture of experiences in residential and supported living services. Vikki has a level 5 qualification in health and social care management, and has a real passion for supporting individuals to become the best they can be. Vikki said “I am currently managing the 2 sites in Wisbech; and within both services I have a very supportive team and everyone works hard to support the individuals within our care”. The focus of the services is developing independence and empowering individuals to make their own choices and live their lives how they want to live them.

Golden chocolates help us to celebrate retaining Investors in People ‘gold’

Staff around The Regard Group have been celebrating achieving ‘Gold’ with golden chocolate and more than 30 winning tickets for ‘golden moments’.

Football focus helps Paul, from West Street, achieve his goals

Paul, from our supported living care service in Wisbech, is determined to achieve his personal development goals, backed by staff from West Street where he lives, is yielding great results.

Contact West Street

  • 01945474053
  • Service Manager: Vikki Thorndon
  • Locality Manager: Dean Gorringe

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