Our aim is to promote independence to maximise peoples potential by providing long and short-term accommodation in a variety of settings. We also support those that choose to live in their own homes.
Assessing your needs
These services are only available following an assessment of need. This is a discussion with you to find out how best to support you with the problems you are having. We will look at your needs and decide whether you are eligible for services including attending one of our day centres.
For further details or to complete a needs assessment visit our Assessment of need - adults page.
Respite accommodation aims to provide quality short-term accommodation services to people with a learning disability.
Working in partnership with their carers, this service responds flexibly to their needs, enabling them to make informed choices and where possible to lead an independent life.
The council owns two residential short break establishments that offer respite accommodation in family homes under the Adult Placement Scheme:
- Ty Gwilym is a 4-bedded residential establishment in the Caerphilly area
Both Montclaire and Ty Gwilym are registered with Care Standards Inspectorate for Wales under the Registered Homes Act for younger adults.
Long term residential accommodation
Long term residential accommodation aims to provide people with a learning disability high quality services. There is currently one council owned establishment within the county borough.
Supported living schemes
Supported living schemes aims to provide the support required to enable people with learning disabilities to live in small community houses and to maintain their tenancies.
Accommodation services currently offer support to 9 supported living schemes in the county borough. The number of occupants for each scheme is between two and four tenants. The scheme became registered as a Domiciliary Care Agency with the Care Standards Inspectorate for Wales under the Domiciliary Care Regulations in June 2004.
For further information visit our Supporting People website.
Community Living Scheme
The Community Living Scheme provides a needs-led service to people who require varying levels of support. It enables service users to access or participate in services or opportunities appropriate to their needs, manage finances/household budgeting, develop or sustain independent living skills or provide respite/support to families.
The Community Living Scheme became registered with the Care Standards Inspectorate for Wales in June 2004 under the Domiciliary Care Regulations.