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17 East Grange Drive

17 East Grange Drive

17 East Grange Drive, Leeds

LS10 3EH

07890175340

bushra.ali@commlinks.co.uk

About the service

17 East Grange Drive is a supported living service for those ready to be discharged from acute care in Leeds. It comprises of four self-contained, fully furnished flats and is located in South Leeds. It is intended as a short-to-medium-stay accommodation service which has throughput to help relieve pressure on Leeds-based acute wards.

Staff will work actively, collaboratively and positively alongside service users, carers and other professionals who form a part of an individual’s Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT).

The support we offer

Initially we will focus on supporting individuals with their transition from an acute setting back into the community. Living at 17 East Grange Drive is an opportunity for service users to work towards living more independently, with the safety net of daily support. This will include:

Practical support
  • Accessing benefits
  • Budgeting
  • Daily living skills
  • Securing appropriate move on, into more long-term housing
  • Securing future support
Social activities
  • Building and Maintaining Relationships
  • Support to access meaningful occupational activity
Emotional support
  • The learning of positive coping strategies in a more independent environment
  • Relapse prevention work to ensure people can remain in the community
  • Support to access any community-based mental health services that will further assist recovery
  • Out of hours support from staff located next door at Octavia House in times of crisis, to help prevent potential readmittance to hospital
Aims of the service

The central aim of 17 East Grange Drive is to support all service users with their continued recovery post discharge, as well as working in conjunction with an existing housing plan to support moving on into more permanent accommodation.

Admission criteria

To be referred the service user should:

  • Have a mental health problem
  • Be 18+
  • Be on the Care Program Approach
  • Have been classed as having a delayed transfer of care (DToC) from a Leeds based acute service
  • Have an existing housing plan, which the service can use to bridge the gap between hospital and more permanent accommodation
Referrals

Please contact Bushra Ali:

bushra.ali@commlinks.co.uk
07890175340

Assessments

Within five working days of receiving a referral, we will be in touch to arrange an assessment. The aim of the assessment is to establish support needs and understand issues from the service user’s perspective, so areas of risk recorded on the FACE risk profile will be discussed directly with them.

For further information about the service, please contact Bushra Ali:

bushra.ali@commlinks.co.uk
07890175340