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Choosing the best supported housing

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Selecting the right supported accommodation is a crucial decision that affects the quality of life and overall well-being of individuals with mental health challenges, learning disabilities, autism, and other complex support needs. At SLS, we leverage our extensive experience and proven track record to ensure that each resident receives the highest standard of care in a setting that feels like home. Here are essential factors to consider when choosing the best supported accommodation:

1. Proven record of successful placements

At SLS, we are proud of our history of successful placements, with many of our residents progressing to live independently in their own accommodations. Our supportive approach and customised care plans equip individuals with the skills and confidence needed to lead fulfilling lives outside our facilities.

2. Experience in supporting complex needs

The expertise and experience of the accommodation provider are paramount. SLS specialises in supporting individuals with complex needs, ensuring that our team understands and can proactively respond to various challenges.

3. Quality of accommodation

The environment where one resides greatly influences their daily life and sense of well-being. Our facilities are modern, well-maintained, and equipped with the necessary amenities to support independence and facilitate care.

4. Location and accessibility

The location should be safe, accessible, and well-connected to essential services like medical facilities, social services, and public transport. Proximity to loved ones is also an important consideration.

5. Extended in-house support

Many housing providers relies on external services to meet your needs, beyond basic care, SLS offers extensive in-house support including counselling, paid work, voluntary work, certified training and personalised care plans. Our multi-disciplinary teams are on-site to ensure that all health, emotional, and daily living needs are met promptly and professionally.

6. Community and social engagement

An active, engaging community plays a critical role in the emotional and psychological health of residents. SLS promotes a vibrant community life with organised activities, social gatherings, and opportunities for residents to pursue their interests and hobbies.

7. Staff expertise and friendliness

The professionalism and demeanour of the staff are crucial. Our staff are not only highly trained in dealing with specific disabilities and conditions but are also compassionate individuals committed to making a difference in residents’ lives.

8. Regulatory compliance and safety

SLS is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and approved Supported Housing provider with over 40th Local Authorities. We adheres to stringent regulatory standards, ensuring all accommodations are safe and meet national care requirements. Regular audits and inspections are performed to maintain these high standards.

9. Feedback from current and past residents

We encourage you to speak with current and past residents and their families to hear firsthand about their experiences with SLS. Their insights can provide valuable perspectives on living and thriving in our accommodations.

10. Cost and Financial Support

We provide clear information on the costs involved and what these cover. We also assist with navigating available financial support options to help manage these expenses.

Making your decision

We invite you to consider these factors carefully and discuss your options with your care team or family. Choosing the right supported accommodation like SLS is a step toward a supported, fulfilling lifestyle. For more information or to schedule a visit, please contact us at

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