Adults’ services

Who Are Our Tenants?

The Supported Living Service (SLS) is designed for adults with a learning and physical disability, autism and behavioural challenges. The age range of people who can access our service is 18 to 65 years. Our service is available to people from all over the UK.

Range of Support

The Supported Living Service aims to help our tenants develop the skills, on a person-centred basis, giving them the confidence and vision, they need to live more independently and integrate safely into the local community.

The ways in which we support tenants may include providing advice, prompting or assistance with:

• Correspondence related to their tenancy.

• Budgeting, paying household bills, and claiming appropriate benefits.

• Healthy meal planning, shopping, and cooking.

• Domestic upkeep of their tenancy.

• Maintaining the security and safety of the property.

• Opportunities for employment or voluntary work.

• Opportunities for education and leisure.

• Registering with GP and dentist of their choice and maintaining links with appropriate healthcare services.

• Taking any prescribed medication.

• Responding to their changing needs in liaison with other agencies involved in their support and care.

• Maintaining / developing community links and relationships.

The Supported Living Service is not normally equipped to cope with areas such as severe mental health problems or nursing care.