Bedfordshire Supported Housing is an established provider of shared supported accommodation in Bedford. We have 4 properties offering service-users the opportunity to live semi-independently as part of a small community in a stable housing environment. Our person-centred approach encourages residents to define their goals, develop new skills, and build meaningful relationships.
Our shared supported accommodation in Bedford is designed for residents requiring a medium level of community-based support. It could also be considered as a step-down service for people leaving residential care. Residents are supported in the acquisition of skills that will help them to integrate with the local community.
Care is delivered by BSH carers, according to the individual care package of each resident. The hours allotted will vary in each case. A free 24-hour on-call service is available in each property. Night Wardens take responsibility for the safety and security of properties and residents each night.
Admissions are subject to a pre-admission assessment, including a risk assessment. A typical resident profile is:
The social care support we provide for clients is overseen by the CQC. It normally includes:
This is delivered by the non-profit organisation who provide our supported housing accommodation. The support offered includes:
Referrals are made via local CMHTs and teams in secondary mental health and learning disability services. We have a simple referral form which can also be used by service users and carers.