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Mackintosh Place

Specialism: The service is able to support people with learning disabilities, mental health and/or substance misuse issues to develop independent living skills, sensory loss/impairment. We also accept emergency placements.

Details of vacancy: There is currently no vacancies at this service.

Type of Service: 24-hour supported living service.

Age Range 18+

Current Profile of Service: Each of the four tenants has their own private room along with shared use of lounge, kitchen/dining area and a communal garden.

Hours Provided: This service would be suitable for anyone moving from residential care or their family home who needs a period of transition before moving to more independent living environments. The service provides 24-hour background core support, including a sleep-in night member of staff. Following unified assessment an individual support package is provided and 1:1 hours detailed in line with identified need.

Focus of Service: Supporting people to live a full and active life, and to achieve greater independence, either by a reduction of 1:1 hours or supporting individuals to move to their own accommodation with outreach support, if required, to provide continuity of support.

About the service
What we Offer
Meet the team
Success Stories

The service is a five bed mid-terrace property in Cardiff. Service users have their own rooms on either the ground floor or first floor and the shared use of the communal lounge, kitchen/diner on the ground floor. In addition, there is a self-contained garden. The service is situated close to all the local amenities, grocery shops banks etc. and benefits from fantastic public transport links. Everything is on the doorstep: local colleges, libraries, leisure centres and medical facilities.

We support individuals with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health Needs and/or Substance Misuse issues.

We enable people to achieve their full potential and maximum independence in a safe nurturing environment by:

• Utilising active support and recovery model methods of support to achieve measurable outcomes.,

• Working alongside each service user and involving the MDT and family if appropriate, to produce bespoke Support Plans accurately reflecting the way in which they want to be supported.

• Ensuring staff are well trained and experienced in supporting individuals with personal care and medication administration.

• Providing 24 hour support including a sleep-in provision, so that there is always some there to talk to.

• Focussing dedicated support hours on increasing skills within daily living tasks such as budgeting, shopping, cooking, planning a social life, accessing further education, medical health professionals and leisure activities.

Kelly has over 12 years experience working with clients who have a learning and physical disability, mental health, challenging behaviour and drug and alcohol misuse. Kelly has been with Regard for 12 years starting as a support worker and working her way up to senior and then onto the service manager position. During the time that Kelly has been with Regard she has attained both her NVQ’s level 3 and 4 RMA in health and social care. Kelly is currently working towards a higher apprenticeship qualification in Leadership & Management. The service has a small dedicated staff team and is led by a senior support worker who has completed her NVQ level 2, QCF level 3 and is currently working towards QCF level 5 diploma in Health & Social Care. The staff team she leads are fully trained in mandatory and service specific training with over 90% of the team having completed a NVQ level 2 or above.

Jarred at Mackintosh helps keep people warm

Vicky, a Senior Support Worker at our Talworth Street supported living service in Cardiff, loves to help those in need and less fortunate. On a weekly basis Vicky helps feed and clothe the homeless. She said ‘Each week we go armed with food and hot drinks, blankets and clothes. We are travelling all over Cardiff collecting much needed donations.’

Jenny from Mackintosh Place raises money & awareness for Cancer Research in the ‘Race For Life’ run

Jenny, a service user from Mackintosh Place took part in the Cancer Research “Race For Life” 5 Kilometres.

Railway tenants enjoy a fun packed and competitive bowling trip

Service users at Railway Street, our supported living service in Cardiff, invited people from out other Cardiff services to a bowling day out and also to have some lunch.

Easter treats at Talworth Street

The ladies at Talworth Street recently held a coffee afternoon for the Easter break. Service users from Railway Street and Mackintosh Place attended.

Kelly from Cardiff scoops top Learning Disability Care Award

Kelly Prosser from Cardiff - described by colleagues as ‘conscientious’, ‘energetic’ and someone who ‘leads by example’ – was a winner at the inaugural Welsh Learning Disabilities & Autism Awards.

A wheel-y big deal for Tracey

Regard has helped transform the life of a Cardiff woman with cerebral palsy by supporting her to get a new mobility scooter.

Celebrating gold in Cardiff with tea and cake

Our Cardiff services that supports people with learning disabilities and mental health needs live independent lives joined in our nationwide celebration of 105 tea parties around the UK.

Jayne from our Supported Living services in Cardiff is nominated for a Mental Health Hero’s award

Jayne Andrews is someone I’d describe as a ‘magician’. One of those people you work with who has the ability, personality, strength, kindness and perspicacity to make everything seem possible.

Contact Mackintosh Place

  • 07889640524
  • Service Manager: Kelly Prosser
  • Regional Manager: Julie Davies: 07885998254

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