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Supported Living Offsite

Ali-in-Co-op-fruitIndependent living with support

If you are keen to live independently in your own home in the community but need some support, our Supported Living Offsite service can help you.

The Grange owns 15 small properties in Bookham village and Leatherhead and our support workers will visit you as often as you need.

This can vary from weekly for some people to 20 hours a week for others and we are always just a call away in an emergency. We can help you organise day-to-day activities, such as:

Appointments
Confidence building
Letters, bills and banking
Shopping and meal planning

Supported Living Outreach Service

The Grange’s Supported Living Team can also provide support if you live in a property not owned by The Grange for example, a privately-owned flat or one managed by another housing association. We can even support you if you live at home with family members who have other commitments.

kw20150202a-060Skills & Activities

Many people who live offsite at The Grange come in to the Main House on a day basis to take part in skills sessions such as creative arts, horticulture, catering, etc. Zena (left) comes in to The Grange from her flat to learn catering skills

 

 

Work experience

Jodie-at-SABP-NHS-office-640x425We encourage everyone at The Grange to try a work experience placement and look for paid work where appropriate.

We have a dedicated Work Experience Co ordinator and together we give you all the support you need to get the most from your work experience. You could go on to get a part-time paid job.

The photo shows Jodie who now has a paid part time post in admin with NHS SABP Foundation Trust

Group-in-Old-Habits-coffee-shopGetting out and about and socialising

Old Habits is a favourite place to meet for people who live in our Offsite service.

Businesses and shops in the local community are very helpful and welcoming.

Epsom House celebration Tara and SarahEpsom House – independent living with 24/7 support

Epsom House offers a different kind of offsite living for five young females in a large shared property with 24/7 support. It suits those who want to live more independently but need a greater degree of support.

The photo shows Tara and Sarah in the roomy shared lounge.