320 Support individuals to live at home

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320 Support individuals to live at home.

1.1 when we have to support an individual to live at home (supported living) this can benefit an individual service users because support can helps promote and encouraging them to be more independence. The service users gain a greater sense of normality, they will have more time to spent with loved ones or more likely to get visits from friends and family, they will be able to maintain a little more control and choice over daily routines. the individual service users can be surrounded by there own possessions with which can hold fond memories that are attached to some items from friends and family. individual service users Being supported in there own homes, will have less interruptions or noise
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Many local authorities have changed services from residential care to supported housing for people with learning disabilities. Without doing financial planning for a service user they might not be able to manage to live in the own homes.
Much of these change have been focused on achieving wider access to welfare benefits and having a tenancy to live in supported homes. The aim of supported living practice like dimensions is to achieve choice, control and community inclusion has been much less of a focus. The result has been a focus on the housing ‘mechanics’ and as a consequence housing rights are often denied in, institutional practices continue in supported living and community inclusion and networks are not achieved by people. without supporting from Dimensions to providing information about benefits, allowances and doing financial planning, the outcomes for service users and information learning from those supported will be disseminated through a series of discussion and good practice papers, a national conference, national programmes for housing, social inclusion, regional learning disability and housing networks. An individual Service users will need supported to live at there own home.

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Risk management or more know as risk assessments by Dimensions are about identifying risks and finding the most suitable way of making them as safe as possible for the individual service users, service user and in
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