Our Self Directed Support Service continues to operate during these difficult times. Our mental Health Support Workers continue to be committed to deliver essential support to our service users across the city.
We have been working closely with our partners, service users & carers to find new, safe and creative ways to support people across the city offering mental health & wellbeing support to some of the most vulnerable people across the city.
We have been increasing are 1-1 support, and all our team are working as usual just with some essential safety measures in place. We are encouraging support to take place outside your home as much as possible, to minimise working in an enclosed space. When we are visiting you in your own home we will be following all the safety measures to help keep us both safe. We have found some people like using video calling as well as phone calls.
Part of your support could be travelling across the city , staff can support you to travel on buses and trains; we will be wearing PPE where necessary .
Unless there is prior agreement, staff will not be using their own vehicles as part of your support sessions
Keeping well at this time is more important than ever, our mental health worker are sporting individual’s to manage stress , anxiety and implement useful coping strategies .
We recognise that this is a difficult time for everyone, we are assessing individual needs and working closely with CMHT, CPNs, Social workers, housing providers amongst others to create the most suitable package of support and manage risks that the coming weeks and months may present.
If you would like to talk to someone about the service , would be happy to discuss this with you on the contact details below –
Self Directed Support Team – 0113 2718277
Touchstone House, 2-4 Middleton Crescent, Beeston, Leeds, LS11 6JU.
Jill Gaffrey –Personalisation Manager firstname.lastname@example.org