We have 1 flat available in our new development of 6 self-contained flats.

Our supported living services

Located in Great Harwood, in the Hyndburn district of Lancashire, our new supported living service will have the support and experience of highly trained staff from our established services in the area.

St Huberts consists of 6 self-contained flats.

Care categories: Autism spectrum disorders and associated learning disabilities
Type of service: Adults - 6 self contained flats
Number of people living in the service: 5

Places available: 1
Age range of people in the service: 18 years plus

Staffing ratio and provided care

We provide 24 hour support and a staff member ratio of 1:1 or 2:1.

Our staff undertake a comprehensive autism induction including positive behaviour support and communication and provide a low arousal environment.

Staff are there to provide effective support around different aspects of living and equip people with the skills to ensure they are happy, safe and secure in their own home.

We provide guidance to maintain healthy lifestyles, medication and personal care, as well as overall support to develop health action plans.

Service facilities

Each flat will have a kitchenette with white goods consisting of a fridge freezer and washing machine, counter top hob, an adjoining lounge with separate bedroom and an ensuite with a shower, toilet and basin.

An early secured placement could outline specific requests into the design, layout and decoration of the flats.

Community facilities

The flats are located in Great Harwood, a short walk to the supermarket, high street and library. There are good train and bus links nearby, which enable access to neighbouring towns and cities. There are scenic walks and trails in the local countryside.

People living in the area are able to enjoy a range of leisure activities and can lead an independent and fulfilling life.

 

It's great to see one of the people we support get their own tenancy and he's really enjoying having his own flat. He was really proud to show me around.

 

NAS Staff member, Sheep Street supported living service

Placement suitability

The individual would need to have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and require their own accommodation with support. There will be a communal dining room, lounge and kitchen giving people the option to meet others in the flats and an ample sized shared garden. There will be two ground floor flats, one with their own entrance, and four first floor flats.