Welcome to Bath Supported Living Service (Learning Disabilities)
The service supports adults with a Learning Disability and Autism to live independently within their own homes or tenancy. This can include support around medication, personal care, budgeting, life skills, promoting independence and being part of community.
More about us
The service has an enabling ethos where service users and empowered to be involved in all aspects of daily living. We work within the city of Bath and surrounding area.
To receive a service you must entitled to a Personal Budget. Referrals are received from Case Managers from the Social Care Team who have a learning disability or autism diagnosis. The support is then provided to meet an individual’s eligible needs and determined by a Care Act assessment.
The service supports a number of service users, most fairly independent, and only requiring minimal support with maintaining their tenancy and daily living skills in order to live independently in the community however we can offer 24 hour care should your needs require this.
We are outcome focused and the support we provide in aligned with your assessed eligible needs as well as being goal focused to develop in independence and skills.
The service is registered with CQC (Care Quality Commission) for personal care.
For a comprehensive guide to the services we oversee in Bath and North East Somerset visit www.bathneshealthandcare.nhs.uk
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The service works in a person centred way, therefore the support we offer will be unique to your needs and circumstances. Our support is determined by the Care Act Assessment and Support Planning process to meet your eligible care needs. Once a referral has been accepted we will meet with you to complete a Support Plan. This will be a detailed document outlining your care and support needs, how these will be met and the outcomes you wish to work towards.
How do I access this service?
Referrals tend to be made by the Social Work teams as you must have a Personal Budget in order to pay for our support. Self referrals can be made by self funders.
We respond to all referrals within 3 working days.
In what areas is this service available?
We currently offer this service in the Bath & North East Somerset area.
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