South Gloucestershire Support Service

Filton, Bristol

This supported living service in Bristol offers purpose-built accessible accommodation for eight adults with a range of disabilities. We specialise in supporting adults who have learning disabilities or are autistic to live independently in their own self-contained flats.

People are encouraged to expand their capabilities and explore and develop links within the local community. Lisa lives at our South Gloucestershire Support Service and says:

"I like being independent and having my own flat. It means that I go out a lot and I’m able to do most things on my own. Having support when I need it is great and so is my key worker."

People we support in Gloucestershire

We aim to excel as a specialist provider of quality care and support, ensuring the people we support are at the heart of everything we do.

Our support enables people to make choices and express their individuality. Personalisation is not a tick box exercise for us, but is fundamental to how we deliver our mission every single day of the year.

Clinical Assessment and Intervention Team 

Our Clinical Assessment and Intervention Team includes qualified Vision Rehabilitation Workers (sometimes also called 'ROVIs') and Behaviour Consultants with at least a Masters degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis. 

The Vision Rehabilitation workers play a vital role across SeeAbility and keep front and centre, SeeAbility’s commitment to supporting those with sight loss, as well as those with a diagnosis of learning disability or autism.

Where funded, Behaviour Consultants assess each person’s needs by completing a functional assessment, ongoing monitoring, and support. They use this to develop people's person-centred support using a Positive Behaviour Support framework. 

The Clinical Assessment and Intervention Team aim to increase individuals' quality of life, reduce unnecessary restrictions and teach functional skills. This means each person we support gets exactly the right kind of expert attention they need, when they need it, so they can make more choices about what they want from life every day. 

Supported living services are designed to meet daily living, social and personal care needs. These are arranged through a combination of one-to-one and shared support hours, and we can also provide support on an outreach basis to people living in the local area. 

"I believe my son is physically and emotionally as safe as he can be." A family member

Bowling trip

Our facilities and accommodation

We champion models of accommodation and support that offer people a real place in the community. As Landlord for the accommodation, SeeAbility offers occupants a secure housing right through an assured shorthold tenancy and our housing team provide a comprehensive service to repair and maintain the property.

The supported housing scheme at Filton comprises of eight individual flats in two neighbouring buildings, both with two floors.

Location and referrals

South Gloucestershire Support Service is close to a variety of shops and supermarkets as well as a community centre. Public transport links to Bristol are also within easy reach.

If you would like more information about being supported by SeeAbility now or in the future, email referrals@seeability.org

Contact

Laura Nangreave (Service Manager)
0117 9692140 or 07860 946 532
l.nangreave@seeability.org
filton@seeability.org


Gillian and Rebecca at one of our homes

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