Specialised Supported Housing Milton Keynes

Stable, quality accommodation for people who require a medium level of community-based support.

Specialised Supported Housing in Milton Keynes

Specialised Supported Housing in Milton Keynes

We are delighted to be able to offer supported housing in 2 Milton Keynes properties. Each of them presents the opportunity for people with serious, long-standing mental health problems to live semi-independently in a safe and stable environment. Residents are supported as they learn new skills, and define their own goals.

  • Bury Avenue
  • Sunningdale Road

Care & Support From BSH for Milton Keynes

BSH specialised supported housing in Milton Keynes is available for people needing a medium level of community-based care, or as  a step-down from 24 hour residential care. BSH staff deliver care to residents according to their personalised care package. Our aim is to help residents acquire the skills they to integrate with the local community.

Each property has Night Wardens who take responsibility for maintaining the safety of residents and the property throughout the night. Additionally, there is a 24 hour on-call service available for residents from a free phone number in each property.

Care & Support From BSH for Milton Keynes

Would you find it helpful to talk to a member of the BSH team about supported housing in Milton Keynes? Call us today on 01234 841808

Supported Housing Residents – Typical Profile

Supported Housing Residents – Typical Profile

A pre-admission assessment, which include a risk assessment, is carried out prior to all admissions. The typical profile of our residents looks like this:

  • Over 18 years.
  • Male or female.
  • Local to Milton Keynes.
  • Diagnosed with mental health problem.
  • In receipt of secondary mental health services.
  • Community care plan in place.
  • May be subject to CTO.
  • Possibly there’s a history of failing to engage with services.
  • There may have been challenging behaviour.

Social Care Support Offered by BSH

The social care support provided for residents of supported accommodation in Milton Keynes is regulated by the CQC. It includes:

  • Creation of a care and risk management plan, and programme of activities.
  • Skills acquisition (eg. laundry, paying bills, shopping, cooking).
  • Medication management.
  • Mental health monitoring.
  • Symptoms associated with psychosis and other serious mental health problems are managed.
  • Support for social activities.
  • Learning employment-related skills.
  • Gradual introduction to community such as using public transport, leisure facilities.
  • Care support for the accessing of primary care.
  • Learning to assess and manage risk.
  • Building meaningful relationships.
Social Care Support Offered by BSH Milton Keynes
Housing Related Support

Housing Related Support

This is delivered by a non-profit organisation that provides the supported housing accommodation in Milton Keynes. Support offered includes:

  • Peer support, befriending.
  • Assistance with benefits/universal income.
  • Help and guidance on cleaning, maintenance, decorating, repairs.
  • Provision of alarm systems.
  • Monitoring how residents are coping with independent living.
  • Advice and practical support with utilities.
  • Guidance on maintaining the garden and outside areas.

Referrals to BSH Supported Housing in Milton Keynes

Referrals to BSH supported housing are made via local CMHTs and teams in secondary mental health and learning disability services. We also have a simple referral form which can also be used by carers and service users.