This service is for people with learning disabilities who are transitioning into independent living. Each resident has their own flat, supported by an on-site care and support team.
Who can use this service
People who use this service must:
- be 18 to 55
- have a learning disability and a level of capacity sufficient to hold a tenancy
- live in Richmond, London
What this service offers
Each resident has their own self-contained flat. Support with managing every day tasks is provided by an on-site care and support team, 24 hours a day.
- developing independent living skills around cooking and a balanced diet
- maintaining a home
- budgeting for everyday household costs
- attending appointments
- accessing services and activities in the local community
Care and support colleagues will work with other statutory and voluntary agencies to ensure that the right amount of support is delivered, all with the intention of doing things with, rather than for, the individual.
The service is about a 15-minute walk from local amenities, and there are good transport links to Twickenham, Teddington and other parts of Richmond.
How to apply
You can’t apply directly to use this service. You must be referred through Richmond Learning Disability Services (Adult Social Care). Contact can be made via your social worker.