We support more than 150 adults with acquired brain injury in their own homes or our supported living projects, offering people the chance to live in the community but with all the support they need up to 24 hours a day. We are constantly evolving to seek new and imaginative solutions for people with disabilities, ensuring greater choice and control, and supporting individuals to live as independently as possible.
In our supported living projects we work in partnership with housing associations, offering accommodation with 24 hour shared support provided by our specially trained staff teams.
Our staff teams can also deliver one to one support to individuals who have their own accommodation.
We support individuals to develop their own person-centred support plan which embraces their lifestyle choices, and includes input from including family members and professional stakeholders involved in their care.
Colston Road a Supported Living service in Scotland. This service runs alongside our other two specialist services in Scotland Graham Anderson House Hospital and Eastfields. This service supports individuals who have an acquired brain injury and are able to live in the community with person centred support.
Colston Road is a large four bedroomed property for four services users. The property is detached, containing four bedrooms, 3 of those are ensuite and the 4 bedroom has a walk in shower room adjacent to the bedroom. There is a private garden and a covered seating area and access to the back garden via a gate.
Colston Road supported living accommodation offers 24 hour support to individuals with an acquired brain injury. There is 24 hour support from staff who will be based at the accommodation.
The home is situated between Glasgow and Bishopbriggs and has good links for public transport, shopping and the city centre.
Service Manager: Lesley Orr
Dutchells Copse comprises of accommodation for four service users. The property is detached containing four bedrooms, two of those have en-suite, a private garden to the rear with a small patio area.
The home is situated in Horsham. The house is a short drive from the town centre and local amenities. The location offers public transport to the town centre situated a short drive away.
Service Manager: Lesley Rampling
Mill Street is a Supporting Living service in Liverpool for adults with acquired brain injury or neurological conditions who wish to live in the community with bespoke person-centred support
This new build accommodation consists of 13 self-contained one-bedroom apartments, designed over four floors with full lift access. There is a communal lounge and office facilities for tenants.
Everyone has different needs, so the amount of support by our specialist staff team varies - some people have 24-hour support, others may need only a few hours of support a day. By listening to the people and families we support, we shaped a service that is as individual as they are, and we make sure each person is involved in their support plan as much as possible. The Disabilities Trust delivers 24-hour support, with 1:1 provided where appropriate.
The property is close to the vibrant city centre, public transport links, local shops, amenities and leisure and recreational facilities.
The people we support will be tenants of Inclusion Housing Association and The Disabilities Trust will deliver individually tailored support packages of care. Whether moving from another supported living facility, transitioning from a residential service, or moving out of a family home, the Trust will help each individual every step of the way.
Service Manager: Nicola Triggs
• Stor Meadow comprises of accommodation for four service users. The property is detached containing four bedrooms, two of those have en-suite, a private garden to the rear with a small patio area.
The home is situated in Storrington. Close to local shops, the house is a short drive to towns and cities such as Brighton, Crawley and Worthing. The location offers public transport situated a short drive away.
Service Manager: Lesley Rampling
Good support planning and effective partnership working ensures that professionals and support staff gain a full understanding of the person and their lifestyle choices. "
For information about our community services, including queries about which services might be most appropriate call them on 0330 0581 881, email Business.Development@thedtgroup.org, or by post:
The Disabilities Trust – Business Development Team
3 Westgate Court, Silkwood Park
Wakefield, WF5 9TJ
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We are delighted to confirm the opening of our new supported living service in Birmingham. The four person service provides a pathway from our local residential rehabilitation services, enabling individuals to retain the gains made during rehabilitation and to continue to develop their independence, managing their own tenancy within the community. Lynsey Robertson, Director tells us more.Read More