What is Supported Living?

In its basic form, Supported Living is a way in which support and care are commissioned to help someone who has additional needs to live in their local community. The type of support provided varies and can be as little as a few hours a day to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Supported Living can be delivered in a range of settings, including individual flats or houses, clusters of self-contained flats on the same site, or shared accommodation. Initially, it is of the utmost importance that the setting is right for the individual living there. Once this has been agreed, the individual would be a tenant and the housing and support elements of the package of care would remain separate, therefore if the tenant no longer requires support they would always have the security of having their own home.

Supported Living, to Enable, starts by working flexibly with the individual and/or advocates and the commissioning body to find a home and support package that is right for the person. This stage is very important to ensure that the correct support is provided to help the individual to achieve the quality of life that is important to them. We will work together to review the support package and ensure it offers opportunities for the people that we support to develop,grow and live as independently as possible.

After meeting with a senior member of our team, Enable will assist with helping maintain a tenancy, and planning the support required to live in the community as independently as possible.

If you would like to talk to someone about the service that Enable can offer you, your family member or someone you know please get in touch, send an email with your enquiry to info@enableltd.co.uk

Furthermore, if you have a property or properties that you feel would benefit adults with additional needs our details can be found under ‘contact us’ to discuss further.