Blackpool Supported Housing (Hornby Road)

Supported Housing

214 Hornby Road

Who we are

Richmond Fellowship’s Hornby Road service is made up of five bedrooms with two communal lounges, shared kitchen facilities, conservatory and a staff office. All rooms have a washbasin, two rooms are en-suite, there are 3 communal toilets and a large shared bathroom. Our dedicated staff team provide support on a 24 hour basis, with sleep-in cover overnight.

What we do

We support individuals to gain or regain skills and confidence to achieve greater independence.

Support to develop coping strategies to best manage their mental and physical health needs.

We support individuals to access community groups and promote socially inclusive activities.

Our service supports people with all aspects of daily living skills (except personal care) as well as access training, volunteering and employment.

We take a person centred approach to support planning and joint work with Community Mental Health Teams and other agencies to prevent inappropriate admissions to hospital at the point of crisis.

We offer careers advice and guidance, help with CVs, applications and interviews plus advice around disclosure of disabilities to an employer.

Who we help

Our service is for those aged 18 to 65 (17 year olds are considered) who have an enduring mental health diagnosis.

Those using the service must be willing to work towards their recovery and engage with the support offered.

All referrals must come via the Community Mental Health Team and be supported by the care co-ordinator.

Getting referred

Referrals must be made via a care co-ordinator from the Adult Social Care Community Mental Health Team or the Early Intervention service.

A Social Care Act Assessment must have been completed by a Blackpool Social worker to determine eligibility to access the service. We can take referrals for adults 18 to 65 years of age and can take 17 year olds if eligibility criteria is met.

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