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Gloucester Community Services: Red Kite Court

Gloucester Community Services: Red Kite Court
Supported Living Plus

Speak to our Referral and Placements Team on
07550 188 004
or click here to make a referral

About Gloucester Community Services

As an award-winning provider of social care, Precious Homes works with Golden Lane Housing to enable people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, Autism and complex needs to live in their own homes, with support that meets their needs, preferences and lifestyle.

Precious Homes’ Gloucester Community Services team provides specialist outcome-focused support that is tailored and co-produced around the needs of each person. Our staff teams are trained and have extensive experience of supporting those with complex needs as well as ensuring support is least restrictive to help people achieve their goals and develop new skills.

We work closely with Social Care professionals, Health and Community teams to ensure that support is co-produced with those we support, with a focus on ensuring independence, choice, empowerment and inclusion.

We work with Golden Lane Housing to support individuals living at Red Kite Court to maintain their tenancies in relation to their rights and responsibilities.

Sarah has mental health needs and moved into one of our supported living services. Sarah’s fantastic journey from hospital through to full independent living in her own flat in Hemel Hempstead.

Read Sarah's Story

About Red Kite Court

Red Kite Court provodes supported living plus accommodation which has been designed to support both young people and adults with learning disabilities and/or autism. The accommodation comprises of 6 two-bedroom flats alongside a variety of internal and external communal spaces.

With its mix of personal and communal space, Red Kite Court balances the opportunity for independence with social integration and development. This model has proved effective in supporting individuals to become significantly more independent over time.

Each individual is provided with their own bespoke flat and Individual Care Package to wrap around their specific support needs. Flats are available on the ground floor, comprising of two bedrooms, bathroom and living/dining room. All of the flats also have their own kitchen which can be locked if access needs to be restricted.

Communal space: Having a range of bright and friendly communal areas is important to our ethos, encouraging independence and reducing social isolation by providing a welcoming space for communal activities and socialising. Communal space at Red Kite includes two living rooms, a dining room and kitchen. The on-site IT suite also provide opportunities for the people supported at Red Kite to learn new skills.

Hot-tub and sensory room: In addition to the communal areas, Red Kite benefits from a sensory room which has been specially designed to combine a range of stimuli, including lights, colours and furnishings, to help individuals develop and engage their senses. The opportunity for sensory stimulation and relaxation is also met by our on-site hot tub, which we hope to have open during the summer months.

Community integration

Based just outside Gloucester, Red Kite Court benefits from access to local shops, restaurants, sport facilities, social groups and health services. Access to these services plays an essential role in community integration, social skill development and facilitating positive relationships outside of the service. The service also benefits from community links, transport links and a team with extensive knowledge of the local area.

Our Multi-Disciplinary Team

Our in-house Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) can provide therapeutic and behavioural input on top of a person’s support as an additional resource once agreed individually and/or with the funding authority.

Input can range from clinical consultation; rehabilitative support for someone in crisis; support for complex assessments and transitions; resolving and reducing emotional and behavioural issues through positive behaviour support approaches; observing, training and mentoring support teams; right through to simply being on hand to give extra advice and guidance to our support teams.

Our specialised and highly qualified MDT includes a Clinical Director, Psychology, Occupational Therapy (OT) and Speech and Language Therapy (SALT). Our MDT work in conjunction with our support teams as well as internal Training, Quality and Risk Management and Operational Teams. We also work closely alongside external partners including Behavioural Specialists, Psychiatry, dieticians and fitness experts.

Referrals & Contacts

We provide a rapid response to referrals and will normally arrange a professional assessment within a few days of your call.


A full and detailed pre-admission assessment is always carried out, free of charge and without obligation, by our highly experienced team prior to a placement offering being made. This values the unique and complex needs of each person and forms the basis of the individuals support plans if they move into the service.

Speak to our Referral and Placements Team on
07550 188 004
or click here to make a referral

For direct contact with service:
Call: 01452 505 339

Project Address:
Church Road Maisemore Gloucester GL2 8FN

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