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Making a Difference Every Day

Temple Road

Mental Health Residential Services

Service Description

Temple Road is a purpose built home for ten clients with Mental Health difficulties the home is around 25years old it has 10 bedrooms and one sleep room for staff and also clients have access to two lounges two kitchens a large dining area a laundry and spacious front and back and side garden/patio areas. The home is situated near Dewsbury town centre also very near bus station and local bus stops so easy access for public transport to other towns such as Huddersfield, Batley, Bradford, Wakefield, Birstall and many more.

Temple Road is situated within easy access to many local health centres and the local hospital.

Many churches mosques or other places of worship.

All shops are very near and parks and areas to cycle, walk or run if you are in a very energetic mood.

Temple Road is staffed with 7 support workers working both full and part time hours that reflect the rota to meet service need.

All staff are of different ages and different backgrounds all have many years of experience in mental health learning disabilities challenging behaviour and offending behaviour.

Staff are all trained up to NVQ level 3 in health and social care.

All staff have mandatory training that meets current regulations of CQC.

Manager and deputy also have relevant management qualification in health and social care.

Aims and Objectivities of Service

Aims of the service are to provide clients with knowledge and skills to enable them to take control in their life in areas of social, educational, spiritual,physical/mental health, living skills relationships, responsibilities, work, while building trusting working relationships with staff in the service and from partnership agency staff involved in a persons care package.

We aim to build on a persons strengths and promote self esteem and confidence to empower each person.

Staff are trained in helping you to set and achieve your goals using the recovery star model to build an individual support plan that meets your needs/wishes and you are at the centre of and fully involved in planning.

We aim to keep you safe and supply you with the skills to move on with your life to less dependency or support from staff and to be able to live in a place of your choosing that reflects this in the future.

What does your Service/Home offer?

We offer support in all daily living skills needed to live independently.

We offer opportunities to other services…leisure cultural, educational, work based, health services, all agencies that help you to build good mental and physical health and help you to move on with your life in a positive way and be a positive role model in the community.

Staff provide activities in the home such as art and craft baking gardening.

Fire training health and safety training food hygiene .

Staff provide support to go on day trips and holidays of your choice.

Walking groups are available in the scheme and the choice to join external walking group of your choice.

Staff support you to swimming football badminton any sport you may have interest in.

Staff support you to shop for yourself cook for yourself and plan a healthy menu and keep within a budget.

We provide an allocated worker as a dignity champion for the home who is there to listen to clients and staff on any ideas or views on dignity in the home.

Who should be referred to this service?

Clients with main diagnosis of a mental health difficulty.

Clients who need or may need support to manage any nursing or personal care.

Clients may be referred if they also have mental health with drug or alcohol addictions but this will be risked assessed by area manager before an assessment by line manager can be undertaken.

Who can refer?

Social workers, CPN’S GP’S or a Psychiatrist.

Contact Details

Manager: Peter Tidball

Email: peter.tidball@st-annes.org.uk