Rumbridge Court Accommodation Service
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Independent living support
Service Manager: Victoria O’Donnell
Wellbeing and Operations Manager: Chris Cooper
Our partners in running this service: Hampshire County Council and Sovereign Housing Association
Referrals accepted from: Social Care teams, CMHT, hospital discharge officers, High Cost Hampshire panel.
About the service
The service provides long term accommodation with intensive support for people who might otherwise be at risk of going into higher level forms of care, such as registered care.
The aim of the service is to support individuals in their journeys towards better mental wellbeing by working alongside people 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 identified by the individual.
The group work and peer support elements of the service are currently under development.
What support we provide
The service supports individuals to:
- Manage and maintain their mental health, physical health and wellbeing and support their journey towards better wellbeing; this includes support to manage medication and to access and receive support from health services.
- Maintain their home and enable access to suitable move-on accommodation.
- Be active in their community.
- Gain and retain employment through training and volunteering.
- Be aware of and, where appropriate, access peer support.
- Gain insights into behaviours that may put them at risk
- Develop knowledge and skills to develop maintain a support network.
- Manage finances and reduce any personal debt.
- Develop independent living skills.
- Maximise use of Assistive Technology.
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.