At Chantry Way, in Billericay, our philosophy is simple – we believe that people with disabilities have the same rights as any other member of society and should be valued as such.
We offer a supported living environment where four adults with moderate learning difficulties are supported to learn new skills so they can reach their full potential. Our relaxed and welcoming atmosphere means that those supported are relaxed and happy.
The people we support are at the centre of everything we do at the service and are actively encouraged to get involved in all aspects of the service, from choosing the activities they take part in, to choosing the colour of the paint on the walls of the lounge.
The support given by our highly-trained staff promotes independence, development, kindness, compassion and empathy and the team ensures it adapts and evolves with the changing needs of the people who use the service. We offer a high level of assistive technology, with staff
In the past, this has included immediately adapting staff hours to ensure the best support possible was offered during a change in health. We have also supported people to enjoy the holiday of their dreams, including trips to Niagara Falls and Vatican City.
“I enjoy spending time with the people who use our services, supporting them to be as independent as possible. The atmosphere is lovely here.” – Helena Butterworth, Support worker for 18 years.
“I like the independence of living here. I like going on days out.” – Helen Kent, service user