Specialism: Learning disabilities, autism and complex needs ready to take the next steps towards independent living. Ideal for individuals in transition from residential college, care or the family home. The property can accommodate 8 people.
Type of Service: Supported Living
Age Range: 20 - 45 years
Details of vacancy: There is currently one vacancy at Arden House.
Current profile of service: Arden House is a semi-detached house, overlooking Preston Park and is close to the centre of Brighton. Located on the ground floor we have a kitchen and a large lounge/dining area. The top two floors have 4 bedrooms (two en-suite and a separate bathroom for the other two rooms). There is also a kitchen and separate lounge for the tenants to utilise. There is a decent sized patio garden at the rear of the property, with its own vegetable patch and BBQ area. This is a hub of social activity during the summer months.
Focus of service: We will provide high quality support through our ‘Outcome Focused Person Centred Plans’. For individuals we provide: Budget Planning and finances Menu planning, shopping and cooking; social activities/inclusion and community links; vocational and educational opportunities; administration of medication. Support with health facilitation; transport training where applicable. Our aim is to decrease 1:1 support hours as skills are further developed and greater independence gained where possible.
Hours provided: Staff are available 24 hours a day, including a night staff member.