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We offer supported living services in Gloucester for autistic people and people with learning disabilities. The service also supports individuals who are stepping down from secure units and hospitals including those who may have experienced previous placement breakdowns. Accommodation is managed by Golden Lane Housing, with support provided by Precious.
WWe work closely with Golden Lane Housing to support people to organise their accommodation, funding, and tenancies. Support is provided by the Precious team (Gloucester Community Services), and tailored to meet the specific needs of each person, enabling them to develop the independence, skills, and confidence necessary to move on to more independent living over time.
As an award-winning provider of social care, Precious offers specialised support that is tailored around each individual’s needs. Our supported living and outreach teams 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.
The accommodation, provided by Golden Lane, has been designed to support 8 individuals with learning disabilities and/or autism to develop the independence, daily living skills and confidence necessary to move onto more independent living over time.
It consists of 8 spacious one-bedroom flats, alongside access to the communal living room. Each flat contains a bedroom, bathroom, living room/dining space and kitchen. There are a variety of flats available to meet individual support needs and preferences.
The site benefits from communal space, including covered outside areas, and activity areas. The space is warm and welcoming, with indoor and outdoor areas designed to encourage interaction, with a range of comfortable space and seating to chat, get involved in communal activities, or watch the world go by!
Supported Living is focused on developing independence, daily living skills and confidence enabling people to move onto more independent living over time.
We work in partnership with Golden Lane Housing, a not-for-profit organisation that provides specialist landlord services for people with a learning disability. Precious and Golden Lane work together to support individuals to set up, manage and maintain their own tenancies, with daily support provided by Precious.
We are proud to have committed, proactive, and experienced teams supporting hundreds of people across the UK. Together, we put the needs of the people we support at the heart of everything that we do in order to provide consistent, high-quality care.
Our recruitment process is focussed on values, ensuring that we only employ people who believe in kindness, involvement, quality of life and progress. We provide ongoing training, support and mentoring to ensure that our team have the skills required to deliver high quality care.
In addition to our highly trained support teams, we also have a specialist in-house Clinical Support Team. The Clinical Support Team is a team of specialists from different disciplines, who work closely together to deliver additional support and expertise to the people we support at Precious.
By having an in-house team, we bring together professionals and practitioners from across different sectors to deliver person-centred, holistic care which focuses on the needs of the individual. With no need to apply and wait for support from external teams, we can provide this specialist support quickly and efficiently.
At Precious, we are committed to improving the support we provide by embedding Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) throughout the organisation. At its very core, PBS is about treating people with respect, putting their needs at the centre and enabling them to achieve the quality and enjoyment of life that everyone aspires to.
PBS takes a person-centred approach to identify which areas of support will be most helpful to each individual. This includes working closely with the people we support to make sure that their choices and goals are heard, respected and actioned.
Based just outside Gloucester, in Maisemore, the flats benefit 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.
We provide a rapid response to referrals and we will normally arrange a professional assessment within a few days of your call.
Our highly experienced team will carry out a full and detailed pre-admission assessment, free of charge and without obligation, prior to a placement being offered. This focuses on understanding the unique needs of each person and forms the basis of the their support plans if they move into the service.
Referrals and Placement Team
Tel no: 020 8826 4343
Mobile: 07550 188 004