Type: Independent Flats
Client Group: Mental Health
Staffing: Floating support, once a week
Number of Units: 13
Furnished: Fully furnished
Service Charge: £7.75/week
Contact: 16 Waldram Park Road, London, SE23 2PN, 0208 778 4546, firstname.lastname@example.org
Flat available: 0
Earl House is a large house which contains 13 self-contained flats of various sizes for rent by those who have recovered from mental health related issues and want to take the first steps to living independently. It is located a very quiet area of Forest Hill in the borough of Lewisham. Though flats do not come up often, these are ideal if you want to move on from shared accommodation into your own space.
Wellness Housing Officers phone and visit at least weekly to check on client’s welfare whilst at the same time offering them the space and freedom which independent living offers. The visits are to support with maintaining independence and includes liaison with the DWP and utilities companies.
This ‘Housing related support’ also ensure that clients’ general standard of the accommodation is maintained at a suitable level. We depend on clients to report maintenance issues and once these are made known to us and we work to ensure that repairs are done quickly and effectively as needed, by our maintenance team.
Earl House provides each resident with a self-contained individual studio style living space which includes a bathroom with shower and a fully equipped kitchenette.
The flats are fully furnished, comfortable and spacious. Each has a bed, bedside table, wardrobe, and chest of drawers and service users can have a choice of furnishings.
There is a communal front and back garden and good transport links and some local amenities are close by to meet your everyday needs.