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Maltings Close

Maltings Close

27 Maltings Road
Beeston
Leeds
West Yorkshire

LS11 5DT

0113 270 8354

team.maltings@commlinks.co.uk

About the service

Maltings Close provides accommodation and support to men and woman with a range of mental health difficulties. We are a medium term service that compromises of four rooms within the hostel, six individual bedsits on site and six self-contained houses in the community, in which we provide floating support and the opportunity to access the Maltings hostel for additional support outside of planned weekly visits.

Aims of the service

We aim to support people to improve their quality of life by addressing needs in-line with their mental health problems as well as addressing pragmatic support needs in order to develop and improve confidence with individual’s day to day living skills. All support is underpinned with an ethos that prioritises the importance of working with individuals to become more independent and self-sufficient as they progress through the service. We aim to support all residents to be able to manage living more independently within the community at the point of discharge.

We support people 18 years+ who have a mental health problem or a personality disorder. Service users are encouraged to get involved in the running of the hostel and involve themselves in the decisions that affect them, with emphasis placed on building and maintaining a supportive community.

The staff team consists of six mental health support workers and while we place an importance on having a team approach each Service User will have their own key worker. We also utilise person centred support plans as well as the Outcome Star to chart individuals’ progress and aside from these things, we also encourage Service Users to take part in the running of the hostel, with the view that Maltings Close is their home and the more responsibility they have for the day to day running of it, the more confident they will feel when moving onto more independent accommodation.

Maltings Close is unique, owing to the fact we can offer different levels of accommodation that suits the changings needs of the Individuals we support. For example if someone is leaving hospital a room in the hostel might be more appropriate but as and when that person is feeling more confident, we can then support them to move into one of the adjoining bedsits and then finally into one of our managed tenancies in the local community.

Referrals

Referrals for clients who are in hospital, using a rehab and recovery or forensic service must refer via the Single Assessment Process (SAP), to do this please contact Julie Smith on 07741261722 or Samantha Howes on 07793525660, you can also email them at julie.smith@commlinks.co.uk or lisa.simpson@commlinks.co.uk.

Community based referrals can also be made this way or alternatively you can download the referral form and return it to the address provided or email it to the email address above.

The Maltings is a 24/7 service. However enquiries are best made between the hours of 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

Please note : for all resettlement  and prevention referrals from  Leeds wards (Under 65’s), CMHT, ICS, AOT or FOT please contact Accommodation Gateway. For all other referrals please only fill pages 1-8 of the referral form before sending to the relevant hostel.