Our support Support and accommodation services Supported living Oxfordshire Support Service Stephanie Yates (Interim Service Manager)[email protected]01295 268543 Oxfordshire Support Service provides supported living services for adults who have learning disabilities and autism. Provision is currently offered for 6 people living within a supported living scheme (offering 6 self-contained one-bedroom bungalows) in Banbury. This service is specifically designed to support people with learning disabilities and autism to live and engage in their local community, as part of the ‘transforming care agenda’. We want 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 aim is to enable 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. Access to our specialist support team is available as an integral component of the support service. We offer direct support for individuals in order to develop life skills to the full. The support service includes Positive Behaviour Support Practitioners who offer: functional and environmental assessments; positive behaviour support planning, goal-setting and review; and analysis of behavioural challenges with guidance to minimise and manage these. Visual Impairment Rehabilitation, which offers: functional vision assessments; training in mobility and orientation, communication and independent living skills; guidance about assistive technology and advice and awareness training to staff and other professionals. Speech & Language Therapy offering: eating and drinking (dysphagia) assessments and guidance, and support to develop communication skills. Supported living services are designed to meet daily living, social and personal care needs. These are arranged through a combination of one-to-one, two-to-one and shared support hours. . “Care planning is done in a thorough, evidence-based approach and gradually builds on advancing the life skills of the person.” – A health professional . Our facilities and accommodation Oxfordshire Support Service operates from a registered office in Banbury, providing support for 6 people in a supported living scheme. Tenancies are available in 6 self-contained bungalows and all have access to a communal room and garden area. These properties have been designed specifically to meet the needs of people with autism. . Referrals If you would like more information about being supported by SeeAbility now or in the future email: [email protected] Download our Transitions leaflet, about choosing the right support for life after school, college or the family home.