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SignHealth Claridge Road

Claridge Road can consider referrals from a variety of agencies (principally Social Services or Health Authorities) anywhere within the United Kingdom. Assessments are made in collaboration and partnership with the referring agency.

Following the completion of assessments, approval of referral and the securing of funding, the new tenant is encouraged to be fully involved in every aspect of their transition to their new home. A key worker is allocated and the development of a structured package of support is initiated.

How It’s Run

Claridge Road works extensively and intrinsically with specialist mental health practitioners and through regular multi-disciplinary reviews and case conferences, SignHealth are able to secure and develop the quality of provision and support for our service user group.

This is a Supported Living Scheme run by SignHealth. It holds residential care home status under the Car Quality Commission inspection and is based in Chorlton, South Manchester. SignHealth provides 24 hour support within an independent living environment for Deaf service users with complex mental heath needs.

What It’s Like

Claridge Road is an attractive detached property in the leafy suburb of Chorlton. The project comprises six self-contained studio flats, each with a separate bathroom and kitchen, together with communal living area and laundry room. A staff office and sleep- over room is also housed on site. Claridge Road is fully accessible to those with limited mobility, including wheelchair users.

The Claridge Road support team consists of both Deaf and hearing staff members who have been selected for their personal qualities, skills and experience and who are familiar with and respect the culture, language and community of Deaf people.

The staff team comprises the Manager, Team Leader, Support Co-ordinator, six Support Workers and a part-time administrator. All staff use British Sign Language as the main language for the project. The building is fully equipped with environmental aids such as hearing aid loop, text telephones, visual fire alarm and doorbell system.

Support

Claridge Road operates on the ethos of independent community living. Service provision and the level of support required is determined, with the full involvement of the tenants, following a careful assessment of individual need.

Prior to admission, individual packages of care are determined and developed through the contribution and collaboration of all relevant agencies.

Signhealth provides emotional and structured support in line with the agreed aftercare plan which is reflected in the development of a comprehensive package of support.

Independence

Tenants are encouraged to take a pro-active part in the running of the project and every aspect of their daily living. SignHealth promotes and respect tenants’ independence, dignity, rights, choices and decision making through partnership, advocacy and empowerment

Claridge Road assists tenants’ to achieve an independent and balanced life by working closely with families, social workers, medical professionals, specialist agencies, voluntary groups and colleges.

Claridge Road is well situated in the residential area of Chorlton and within easy reach of good transport links, local shops, doctors and dentists, cinema and other leisure facilities, and colleges of further education.

Where to Go

Venue address
SignHealth
1 Claridge Road
Manchester
Postcode
M21 9WQ

Other Details

Supporting people with:
Sensory disabilities, Mental health conditions

Who to Contact

Telephone
01494 687600
Email
nflynn@signhealth.org.uk
Website
https://www.signhealth.org.uk/our-projects/homes/signhealth-homes-manchester-claridge-road/
Last Updated: 29/05/2019