People with disabilities

Supported Living People With Disabilities

We offer a wide range of permanent accommodation for people with learning disabilities, including:

  • Homes with visiting support
  • Homes with 24-hour support

In some areas we partner with organisations such as the charity Mencap and social enterprise Seqol to enhance the service we provide.

We also provide several supported housing schemes across England for adults aged 18-60 with physical and sensory disabilities.

Bow Court, Swindon

Bow Court is an established housing project for people with learning difficulties living independently with floating support. Set in the heart of Swindon’s Old Town it is well placed for the town centre and is close to all amenities.

The project is funded through; licence fees, Supporting People, and housing benefit.

How to access the service

Applications for accommodation, for anyone between the ages of 18 and 65 are to be made by the Community Team for People with Learning Difficulties using the current Common Referral Form or via Swindon Borough Council’s Choice Based Letting.

Referrals should be sent to:

Hazelmead House
81 Bath Road
Swindon
SN1 4AP

Tel: 01793 863998

Help and support we provide

Bow Court has a mix of one-bedroom apartments and bedsits. All are self-contained with their own bathroom and kitchen. There is an office and a large communal garden.

On arrival, residents are allocated a key worker who will work them using the LD Outcome Star to develop a comprehensive support plan which will help them plan their future. There are planned activities and residents enjoy a varied social life.

Willow View, Dorset

Set in the beautiful grounds of Hamworthy, Willow View provides a safe and secure environment for residents. Treating each resident as an individual, Willow View supports residents with external agencies and encourages independence, providing an opportunity to become involved with social activities and community initiatives.

Rents and service charges at Willow View are funded by housing benefit contributions and the residents' own contributions. Supporting People provides funding towards support costs for eligible tenants.

How to access the service
Adults aged between 18 and 60 with physical disabilities, low level learning difficulties and low level mental health issues. Nominations should be made via Dorset HomeChoice.

Help and support we provide
We provide 21 purpose built flats for the people with physical disabilties, people with low level learning difficulties and people with low level mental health issues. The accommodation has lift access and is staffed Monday to Friday with resident access to Careline out of hours.

Contact

Tel: 01202 674393