Finding a Place to Live Housing Group Northamptonshire Learning Disability Partnership Board Thursday 25th November 2010 The Learning Disability Partnership Board have 9 things about Housing in their plan for 2010 and 2011. Today, we are going to tell you about the work that has been done so far on these 9 things The range of housing & support for adults with learning disabilities in Northamptonshire (NI145) Supported Adult Placement Accommodation 8% Sheltered housing 6% 1% Registered care Settled with 36% Non-Settled Family/Friends Accommodation 25% 37% Tenant - Registered nursing Family/friends as Private 1% Tenant - LA/RSL Owner/Occupier a short-term guest 9% 2% 12% 0% Examples of how we support people Residential Homes Around 500 people costing £46,000 each NHS Re-provision Around 90 people costing £14,500 each Supported Living Around 300 people costing £4,000 each The Housing Plan We said We did • Northamptonshire will have a co-produced housing plan to support people to meet their housing needs by October 2010. • People with learning disabilities, including young people and their family carers will have led the development of the plan. We want to have real choice, have access to the same housing as other people, find information we understand & get support to help us create our dreams. We want to jointly lead on this in a planned way Co-production The Vision This is what the Housing Plan says... • Experience real choice about how & where we live • Have the same range of options as others do • Find accessible information about our housing options, the rules & our responsibilities 4 areas we need help with are What’s possible for me Making a decision & moving How we want this to work Expanding our What’s possible Options for me – in detail 1. Learn about ways 1. Decide my needs & of living where to live 2. Try these out 2. Find out about costs & help to 3. Learn life skills support me in my 4. Find out who can new home help us 3. Find help to work 5. Find information through this & make about options a decision How we want this to work Making a Living Happily in decision & moving my new home I will need help to:- 1. Decide where I 1. Settle in want to live 2. Make friends with 2. Find someone to my neighbours help me to plan this & 3. Look after myself and my new home 3. Help me move 4. Get involved with my community 5. Feel safe in my home & outside Some actions we want to happen 1. Local Housing Authorities to be our main source of help about housing 2. Create a Community Housing Network (countywide) where we can work together to create our housing desires 3. Review the housing desires of people with learning disabilities known to Social Services (around 1500 people) 4. Produce a guide about housing options, responsibilities & rules More actions we want to happen 5. Use the website to support this work and make it accessible to others 6. Create a housing awareness programme to help people with learning disabilities, and those that support them, to learn more 7. Create a step by step guide to support people to meet their housing desires 8. Create a housing ‘try out’ programme to help people ‘try out’ various ways of living More actions we want to happen 9. Create Community Connector roles to help us make friends with neighbours & settle into our new community 10. Create a training programme to help all colleagues help us sensitively 11. Make a list of the housing solutions we wish to create with housing providers 12. Find new ways of finding money & help to make all these things happen The Plan We said We did • Housing commissioning •Proposed models for objectives and a meeting local needs commissioning plan for •Proposed costs and 2011 onwards will be suggested funding agreed by December sources 2010. Choices We said We did • People will know about • Getting a Life the choices they have Leadership Programme and there will be a – session on housing range of new • Transitions Education information and ways of teaching module working that are easily • Mencap housing event available and – December understood. Knowledge We said We did • There will be more staff •200 staff trained in who know about residential settings housing options across •75 individuals engaged in children’s and adults Housing Plan services and housing •Teaching module departments. Equipment We said We did • Information about • Interactive house at telecare and community http://www.northamptonsh ire.gov.uk/en/councilservice equipment will be s/asc/services/older/Pages/ readily available and Equipment.aspx accessible. • Equipment and Adaptations link to www.asksara.org.uk • To become the Sensory, Equipment and Rehabilitation Team (SERT) Campus We said We did • All people living in •All will be discharged from campus (89) will be NHS care by end October settled in their new •All due to be in settled homes by December accommodation by mid 2010. December •Closure Report due to Partnership Board January 2011 Residential We said We did • There will be 5% less • Care Services Efficiency people living in Delivery (CSED) recommend residential care, this is • 125 less residential placements 24 people. • Work in progress to improve the cost effectiveness Your own home We said We did • 24 more people will • CSED recommend own or rent their own • Project to work with people, home and live in families and professionals to help people to live in the “settled community accommodation” • Work with Local Housing Authorities and providers to create new community based housing provision Person Centred Plans We said We did • People’s housing needs • 87 people from the will be written down in Campus re-provision their assessment and have a housing support person centred plans. plan • 54 people from Mencap re-provision will have plans by March 2011 • 200 staff trained Implementation • Top 3 priorities – Creating teaching model • Young people • Parent carers • Professionals – Community Housing Network – Adopting and launching Plan • Customer Conference, 25th January 2010 Questions for today • Do you agree with the idea of creating a Community Housing Network? • Do you agree that partners should be asked to support the Plan? • Should we continue with the Implementation of the Housing Plan? – Work on Choices, Knowledge and Your Own Home Any questions?
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