Here are some of our services.
We work in partnership with Social Services, Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) and Supporting People within leading Local Authorities across London and the South of England offering high quality supported housing for vulnerable adults who are:
We offer a tailored solution to Services Users referred us. This allows other professionals and families to help us design the support plans to ensure the best outcomes for the service users in our care.
There is a great variety of supported housing and residential care available and different types of accommodation suit different levels of need. These vary from intensive high need support to floating support.
We offer a full range of services covering:
Intensive Care Services
We provide intensive support care packages for those service users that have challenging needs/behaviour in the community.
These support packages can range from:
Daily Living Skills
Daily living comprising learning and developing a sense of structure and routine which enables each service user to plan his or her day for maximum benefit. Providing comfort and security which, in turn, fosters a sense of well-being.
Routine and Structure:
Our Services staff also focus on helping service users (all Cases) develop their social skills such as such as managing relationships, how to dress and behave appropriately, assertiveness, health and well being, outdoor activities and managing drugs and alcohol use (safe limits and recovery programmes).
Our Services staff work closely with each service users to help them learn these essential social skills to equip them and give them confidence for day to day living.
Our specialists spend time discussing and supporting educational needs and potential employment opportunities with each service user, helping them gain the motivation and skills to move as quickly as possible towards an integrated and rewarding life.
We provide an employment service through its dedicated specialist employment officer who works in partnership with local business and government to find voluntary and paid employment once a service user is motivated and confident in returning to work. We specialise in utilising government schemes to ensure that service users can continue to receive financial support and assistance while building their confidence to take up full time paid employment.
We also work in partnership with local authorities services such as "Shaw Trust", and local education establishments and Learn Direct to deliver tailored educational programmes to suit individual service user's needs.
We offers floating support for people living independently who still require a low level of support. The support provided is flexible and can vary from one hour a week upwards.
This type of accommodation would consist of individual fully furnished self contained flats where we would provide practical support with maintaining tenancies, monitoring mental health and medication, managing budgets, ensuring rent and bills are paid, ensuring daily living skills and emotional support needs are met.
The personalisation agenda means a major shift in the way most care and support providers approach service development and delivery. At Independence Home and Domiciliary Care Services personalisation has always been at the core of our service.
Our approach focuses on individual rights, user empowerment, the right for people to control their own lives, and improved quality of services created by providing choice. The continued focus on personalisation of care recognises that people are experts in their own lives and therefore best placed to make choices for themselves.
We addres personalisation and personal budgets by:
Refer A Client
We work closely with Community Mental Health Teams and other professionals working in local hospitals with specialised units, to effect a discharge into our service.
Our referral criteria would include: