Sessile Court

Contact details

Flat 14, Sessile Court, 111 Maple Rd, Hayes, Middlesex UB4 9LS

Tel: 0208 845 3091

Sessile Court

Overview


Sessile Court is a purpose built accommodation comprising of 14 one bed self-contained flats.

The service is for customers who have a mental health /complex needs disability.

The accommodation is based in Hayes a short distance from the Town Centre and is in walking distance of local shops and main bus routes.

Between the hours 5pm and 8am and at weekends there is a manager available on call, to provide support and guidance to staff.

Sessile Court operates as a move on service, targeting 2 years which is assessed on a case by case basis.

All customers have an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement. Ability are the Registered Social Landlord and the London Borough of Hillingdon are the funding commission authority.

 

What We Offer

  • To develop, improve and maintain daily living skills, supporting customers to live as independently as possible
  • Develop and deliver a person centred approach with the customers, supporting them to maintain their tenancies.
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of customers by working in partnership with family and agencies.

Areas of Support

The areas of support provided but not limited to:

  • personal care / hygiene
  • managing money, debt and welfare benefits
  • maintaining tenancy
  • medication
  • shopping and accessing the community
  • leisure activities
  • Access to work, education or training.
  • Support with daily living skills
  • attending medical appointments
  • social events onsite

Customer groups

Adults 18+, with mental health needs.

Customers must be eligible for care services under the Care Act /MHA or subject to Sec 117 aftercare.

They must be a resident of the Borough of Hillingdon and are subject to Care Programme Approach.

Referral process

The service is only able to consider referrals from Hillingdon’s Community Mental Health Teams based within the London Borough of Hillingdon.

All referrals must be presented and agreed at the Commissioning Mental Health Funding panel, by care coordinators before, being referred to Ability.

Once agreed Ability’s referral form should be completed and sent to the generic email address: mhreferrals@ability-housing.co.uk along with required documentation, listed on the referral form.

Once a referral has been received, this will be logged and a manager will contact the Care Coordinator to discuss further and arrange an assessment date.

Referrals received cannot stipulate which supported living service they wish to refer to, all placements will be offered based on the availability of voids.

The referring authority will discuss with the local management team the nominated individual they wish to refer.

The service will receive all relevant documentation to include – All current & live Risk Assessments – Current Support Plan- Behavioural plan (if relevant) before the service is able to arrange and carry out an assessment.

The service and the LA representative will work in partnership to ensure the holistic needs of the referring customer are fully taken into account making sure the service can fully meet the needs of the individual.

LA representative will support the referred individual and or family members to visit the service before any decision is made.

Facilities

There are 14 flats over 3 floors, with 2 flats on the ground floor, which can be adapted to accommodate wheelchairs.

Each flat has an open plan kitchen, lounge area with separate bathroom and bedroom. Each flat comes equipped with all white goods.

Flats on the 1st & 2nd floor have a small balcony, there is also a communal garden space at the rear of the building