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Waverley Avenue

Specialism: Learning Disability and/or Mental Health needs and behaviours that may challenge.

Current Profile of Service: Mixed, 24-hour supported living service, individuals hold tenancy with Reside Housing.

Age range: 20 - 50

Waverley Avenue can accommodate five people, two on the ground floor and three on the first floor with shared communal facilities.

This service would be suitable for anyone moving from residential care or their family home who needs a transition before moving in to more independent living environment. The service provides 24-hour background core support, including a sleep-in night member of staff and background staff during the day. Individuals are assessed for 1:1 hours.

Focus of Service: Supporting people to live a full and active life and to achieve as much independence as possible. Our aim is for individuals to move on to their own accommodation with outreach support, if required, to provide continuity of support.

“It was good to have a provider taking such initiative with reviews, it seemed to me worthwhile in this instance that after a difficult period we formally recognised the progress K has made and look to signpost the future.”

Care Manager

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Waverley Avenue can accommodate five people, two on the ground floor and three on the first floor with shared communal facilities.

Our aim is for individuals to gain greater independence and support them to move on to their own accommodation in the community where possible.

“I was very pleased with the care and support given to my client, you have a smashing staff team, very committed and knowledgeable” Feedback from a Care Manager.

24-hours a day by shared support; including night support

1:1 support for specific identified assessed needs which vary from person to person

Full inclusive needs support planning, care needs and risk assessments by a well trained staff team, experienced with working with adults with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health needs.

Our aim to decrease 1:1 support hours as skills are further developed and greater independence gained where possible

Support is structured to ensure that the individual has the opportunity to access a full range of activities within the community including employment opportunities and access to local colleges.

Trained CACDP British Sign Language qualification held by Manager

An energetic and enthusiastic trained staff team

Supporting individuals in accessing appointments with all health care professionals.

Outreach support for those able to move on providing continuity of support.

Louisa Terry the service manager has been working within the care sector for the past seven years. Louisa is qualified at NVQ Level 4 Health and Social care, PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in lifelong Learning sector) level 3 and qualified up to pre level 3 in British Sign Language.The staff team supporting Louisa collectively have 51 years of experience within the care sector and have completed Regard’s mandatory and specialised training.

Ben from Waverley Avenue achieves Gold

Ben, who is supported at our Waverley Avenue supported living service achieved gold this month after successfully completing his Gateway Gold Award course. As part of the course Ben had to be in a working environment so Louisa Terry, Waverley Avenue’s service manager contacted Andrea Cully at neighbouring Kneller Road to ask if Ben could work there once a week. Duties included light cleaning tasks which Ben continued to do every Monday for two hours a week.

Ben, from Waverley Avenue, lords it up at Westminster

Ben who lives at our supported living service in Twickenham was among the guests at our prestigious care industry reception at the House of Lords.

A proud moment for independent Ben from Waverley House

“It meant such a lot for him to be asked. He really enjoyed dressing up going into town and being part of such a wonderful occasion. He took it all in his stride.

“He’s told me he is going to keep his House of Lords invite in his room as a memento of the evening.”

Khan and Hamilton share their homemade apple pie at Waverley Avenue

Khan, a service user from Waverley Avenue, along with Hamilton (Senior Support Worker) made a delicious apple pie using the fruit from the service garden.

Waverley service users enjoy their holiday to Tenerife

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Moving from residential to supported living has been a real success for Ben

Ben’s was fully supported by Regard staff and his parents to move Eastbourne Road to Waverley Avenue and has made great progress since.

Waverley Avenue’s QPR fan Philip’s ‘match fit’ for 2015

Three months after being shown a ‘Red Card’ for his poor diet, a Twickenham QPR fan is looking forward to a fit and healthy New Year.

Contact Waverley Avenue

  • 0208 755 4141
  • 07734 538 232
  • 0208 755 4141
  • Service Manager: Louisa Terry
  • Locality Manager: Maarten Vegting 07889631617

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