Edward Street and Acorn View provide housing with support to people aged 16 and over with mental health needs. It provides a range of support and is based at Kirkby in Ashfield.
Description of service and support
Between them Edward Street and Acorn View have 18 self contained flats with shared communal areas. There are 3 staff members who staff the service between 9:00am and 5:00pm Monday to Saturday. Cats or smaller pets are accepted.
Staff offer support to each individual, where support plans will be completed with the service user. The support plans will look at small achievable goals to enable the service user to gain daily living skills to move on to live independently in the community. Support is also offered around education/ employment, social activities and sign posting to other agencies that service users may need to use.
Generally service users move on independent living with a referral for floating support if/as required.
Capacity and facilities
|No of places||18|
|No of baths / head||1|
|No of showers / head||1|
|No of toilets / head||1|
|Own cooking facilities||Yes|
|24 hour staff cover||No|
|Computer / internet access||No|
|TV (own room)||No|
|Own room furnished||Yes|
|Laundry on site||Yes|
|Can you smoke in own room?||Yes|
|What are the restrictions on guests visiting during the day?||Guests are allowed to visit during the day and night and must be aware that there are other residents in the property and not cause problems for others.|
|What are the restrictions on overnight guests?||No overnight guests.|
|What support must clients engage with?||Individual structured support and group support.|
|Please detail any other significant house rules:||None.|
Tenure and costs
|What is the minimum stay?||1 Month.|
|What is the maximum stay?||2 Years.|
|What are the tenure options?||Licence agreement.|
|What is the cost per week to the client?||No cost|
|Minimum age accommodated?
|Maximum age accommodated?
||No upper age limit.|
||Male and female|
|Relationship status accommodated?
||Singles, no dependants.|
|Are there any access restrictions and if so what?||The doors are locked at all times. Service users are given their own keys to gain access.|
60 Acorn View
Kirkby in Ashfield