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Talworth Street

Space Available - 08008400313

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; people with substance misuse issues or with a history of substance misuse issues. We can accept emergency placements.

Details of Vacancy: There is currently one vacancy at Talworth Street.

Type of Service 24-hour supported living service.

Age Range 18+

Current Profile of Service The service is a four-bed mid terrace property. Service users have individual rooms situated on the first floor with shared use of the ground floor communal lounge, kitchen/diner and utility area. In addition, there is a self-contained 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 and 1:1 hours are detailed in line with identified need.

Focus of Service Supporting people to live a full and active life, and to achieve greater independence, with a planned move to their own accommodation with outreach support.

About the service
What we offer
Meet the team
Success Stories

The service is a four bed mid-terrace property in Cardiff. Service users have their own rooms on either the first or second floor and the shared use of the communal lounge, kitchen/diner and utility area 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.

Focusing 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 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 this time she has attained both her NVQ’s level 3 and 4 RMA in health and social care; Kelly also completes all mandatory training on an annual basis and completes all service specific training in order to ensure that she has the knowledge and skill to support the clients within her services. Kelly is 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 achieved NVQ level 2, QCF level 3, Level 5 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Adults) Wales and NI. The senior support worker also won ‘Gold’ in the 2015 Wales Care Awards

Musical Mandy learns guitar at Talworth Street

Mandy, who is supported by the team at Talworth Street, our supported living service in Cardiff, has recently picked up her guitar again and started to take weekly guitar lessons.

Talworth Street enjoy a friendly game of pool at their local pub

Our Talworth Street supported living care service in Cardiff recently enjoyed a trip to their local pub for an afternoon of playing pool.

A fantastic afternoon was had by all at Talworth Street to help raise money for MIND

The afternoon started with tasty food and drinks, followed by a few games of bingo.

The detail is in the coin - Talworth Street visit the Royal Mint

Paul and Jarrad (two individuals who we support at Talworth Street), enjoyed a recent trip to the Royal Mint, with the support from staff.

A party on the beach – in Cardiff!

The service users and staff are preparing a summer beach party

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.

Art and chat helps to welcome a new Service User at Talworth Steet

The ladies at Talworth Street have been spending their sunny afternoons getting creative with canvas!

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.

Vicky wins a Wales Care Award!

Vicky, Senior Support Worker at our service in Talworth Street, Cardiff, has won gold in the Supported Living Care Practitioner category in the Wales Care Awards.

Regard/ACH conference award - Best Senior Support Worker/Keyworker – Vicky Bailey

Reason for nomination: Vicky regularly supports her service users to look for activities which have a positive impact on their lives,

Ensuring those with learning disabilities express their views at the ballot box

Sandie Foxall-Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Regard, believes awareness of political issues should be part of daily life for people with learning difficulties.

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 Talworth Street

  • 07538 206438
  • Service Manager: Kelly Prosser
  • Regional Manager: Julie Davies 07885998254

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