Our service operates across West Lothian. We provide support to people whose mental health/addiction issues impact on their lives.
To support people to remain living independently and safely in their own homes through the provision of housing related support.
To develop the capacity of people to maintain their recovery and their ability to live as independently as possible.
What to expect?
- Fast access to support following receipt of referral from your Social Worker or other mental health professional
- A named key worker who will work with you to develop an initial action plan that focuses on your immediate needs. This plan will be updated regularly to reflect your changing support
- A planned exit from the service. This service is voluntary and available for as long you need it. You can end this service whenever you wish; however we would encourage you to discuss this with your care team as part of your review
Support is available on a 1:1 basis and focuses on your identified goals. This support builds on you exisiting strengths, increasing your confidence, social connections and natural supports. Your key worker will help you to develop a plan that focuses on your recover and sets personal goals that work towards you becoming more independent.
Examples include -
- Improving your skills in managing your home
- Support that helps you to deal with finance and budgeting
- Developing a more structured and rewarding daily routine
- Information and access to community activities/supports such as welfare benefits, debt advice, housing, leisure, volunteering etc
- Information and access to a range of self-management tools such as My Rap to enable you to develop improved coping mechanisms