The service provides long term accommodation with intensive support for people who might otherwise be at risk of going into more institutional forms of care such as registered care.
The aim of the service is to support individuals in their recovery and wellbeing – by offering flexible, holistic support, enhanced by the use of assistive technology and peer support.
Our staff work with individuals on a one-to-one basis, by supporting people to complete a weekly schedule of activities and offering support with various activities and tasks as needed.
The group work and peer support elements of the service are currently under development.
The service supports individuals to:
The service is open to Hampshire residents who are 18+ years of age with eligible social care needs (as per the Care Act 2014 eligibility criteria).
The referral route will follow the Mental Health Supported Housing Pathway for Hampshire.
In addition, referrals for the service will be assessed by Together for Mental Wellbeing and all referrals will be discussed at a multi-agency panel – which will include Together, the landlord, the social care lead, the commissioning lead and the Specialist Accommodation Officer.
Please note that priority will be given to an individual who has a connection to the New Forest area, then West Hampshire, and then Hampshire-wide. After nomination, the landlord will undertake their checks.