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Acquired Brain Injury Service - Wren Park

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Specialism: Adults with a traumatic or non-traumatic ABI and varying degrees of cognitive, physical, behavioural and emotional difficulties.

Details of Vacancy: Ground floor en-suite room for more complex needs becoming available plus first floor room.

Type of Service: 24-hour supported living service.

Age Range: 17 +

Current Profile of Service: The property is a large detached house with spacious surroundings that is divided into three separate areas; Wadham, Greshan and Pembroke.

These areas can accommodate up to 6 individuals.

Hours Provided: There is 24 hour support.

Focus of Service: We provide a personal tailored rehabilitation pathway with for individuals to move towards a more independent life following post-acute rehabilitation where possible and desired by the individual. Our aim is to support individuals to achieve their goals, participate in meaningful activities and become more self-sufficient, building on their skills. We can also continue with previously established rehabilitation goals and strategies and, where required, adjust these or develop new ones.

Feedback from Annual Satisfaction Survey “My daughter is happy at the Service … she has enough freedom to grow and experience what being 21 is all about, with the right amount of support and feedback from staff”

About the service
What we offer
Meet the team
Success Stories

Wren Park is a large detached house with spacious surroundings that can accommodate up to 17 people across 3 areas Gresham, Wadham and Pembroke. Each area has its own front door and individuals hold their own key to this and to their rooms. There is also a shared lounge, kitchen, bathrooms and laundry areas. All bedrooms are single occupancy and 13 have en-suite facilities . The rooms on the 1st floor are larger in size and can be accommodated as bedsits to enable individuals to practice more independent living in a safe environment. All floors are served by a lift. Individuals will hold their own tenancy with the Landlord.

  • 1:1 identified support - which is person centred.
  • Full individualised support planning, care needs and risk assessments are completed with staff experienced in working with individuals with a traumatic and non traumatic brain injury. Outcome focused approach with regular multidisciplinary reviews Support of internal and external professionals such as Occupational Therapy and Neuropsychology and physiotherapist.
  • We aim to decrease 1:1 support hours as individual skills and abilities develop.
  • Outreach support for those able to move on providing continuity of support.
  • Additional support includes:Personal care,budget planning,menu planning, shopping and cooking, social activities and community links, vocational opportunities and attendance at day centres, administration of medication, transport training to promote independence, supporting individuals to maintain their tenancies.
  • Supervision with everyday tasks including cleaning and laundry, drinks and meal preparation,supporting individuals to maintain the safety of their environment, benefits support and assistance with claims by a specialist team, and neuropsychology and occupational therapy.

Carmen Cartmell leads the team at Wren Park. She is a registered Nurse. With experience within the health and social care sector, 15 years of these have been within the field of neurology and rehabilitation with accredited associated courses. These skills enable her to lead and take forward services to gain excellent outcomes.

The Team who work alongside Carmen have over 100 years’ experience in Health and Social Care and they have had additional training in areas that include Acquired Brain Injury, epilepsy, substance misuse, stroke, associated emotional difficulties, Person Centred Care Delivery, and Drug and Alcohol training.

Jay from Wren Park shares his achievements

Jay has been living at Wren Park supported living service for three years, and is so delighted at his progress, that he wanted to share his journey of challenges, successes and achievements.

Wren Park create their own staff awards

Our specialist Acquired Brain Injury Service Wren Park, have started their own unique awards ceremony.

Wren Park and Livingstone Road join forces to hold charity coffee morning

Following on from the great success of a joint picnic between the ‘sibling services’ Wren Park and Livingstone Road the two services decided to join forces again, this time raising money for Macmillan Cancer Research with a coffee morning.

The ‘Sibling Services’ join together for Regard’s Big Picnic Fortnight

Heather Jupp is the Service Manager at both Wren Park and Livingstone Road our acquired brain injury services.

Impromtu party and water fights to celebrate sunshine at Wren Park

With the sun shining, the team at Wren Park decided that an impromptu party would be fun for everyone.

Cakes, chocolates and Halloween fun at Wren Park help raise money for charity

Wren Park hosted a coffee morning and raffle to help raise funds for the Alzheimer’s charity.

Reuben tell his inspirational story to recovery whilst living at Wren Park

On the 19th of February 2001 I was roller blading down the hill when the lights suddenly went out. I was taken to Kings College hospital around 9:50-10pm.

Fulfilling lives through football

Football is proving to be the key to a fulfilling life for a group of South London men with learning difficulties and other complex needs.

Winning team spirit motivates at Wren Park

Our specialist supported living rehabilitation service near Caterham is taking a novel approach to working with people who are living with brain damage.

All change for The Pembroke Five at Wren Park

It’s all change at Wren Park, our service for people with an acquired brain injury, where five of the service’s long-standing individuals have developed their independent living skills to the point where they are now able to move out into their own homes in the community.

New job for the new year at Wren Park

Our Wren Park supported living service in Surrey is appealing to local people considering a new job for the New Year to think about opportunities in the care sector.

Investors in People Gold tea party celebrations at Wren Park

We were delighted to learn that we have been awarded the prestigious Gold Investors In People standard and decided to celebrate by holding a company-wide ‘Gold Tea Party’ in all of our Regard services on 30th September.

Wren Park and Livingstone Road help Lascelle’s to find a home from home

Fifteen years after a horrific attack that left him with brain damage Lascelles Daley is now living an independent life in a home of his own in Surrey.

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Contact Acquired Brain Injury Service - Wren Park

  • 0208 668 6590
  • Service Manager: Carmen Cartmell
  • Regional Manager: Theresa Clarey: 07757 219 783
  • Area Director: Donna Thompson: 07714594358

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