A new supported living service has opened in Hull.
A new supported living service has opened in Hull.

New supported living service opens in Hull

A new 14 single occupancy Supported Living service at Sutton House in Hull opened last month, which has been adapted to suits the needs of the people who live there.

Working in partnership with Warwick Investments (property developer) and Priory Group (care provider), this great design has seen a historic listed building being reformed into a high-quality supported living service for people with learning disabilities and physical support needs / acquired brain injuries.

Supported Living is an alternative to residential care, typically for people under the age of 65, which allows them to live independently in their own rented accommodation with the security of having care and support staff onsite 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The key features of the new apartments at Sutton House include:

  • Large wet rooms
  • Adjustable kitchen worktops
  • Communal areas
  • Community hub areas for activities
  • Assistive technology e.g. pager systems on apartment doors

Portfolio Holder for Adult Services and Public Health, Councillor Linda Chambers said: ‘’This new supported living facility at Sutton House provides a great insight into the work our Adult Social Care Commissioning Teams do. They work collaboratively with partners to provide first class care and housing options for the vulnerable adults in our city. We always take a person-centred approach and always want to ensure residents can live independently whilst receiving the care and support they need. The Sutton House project is a great example of this.”

Hear from Chris Oakley, Service Development Commissioning Manager (Hull City Council), Joe Otoolie, Development Director (Warwick Investments) and Angie Dyson, Supported Living Director (Priory Group) as they explain how this new development at Sutton House will benefit the people of Hull:

Furthermore, another supported living scheme has opened (August 2022) in Hull at Desmond House. This 6-bedroom property is designed for transitions so people moving from Children, Young People and Family services to adults.

If you are already receiving support from Hull Adult Social Care, you can discuss supported accommodation as an option with your support worker. If you are not receiving care and support from the Hull Adult Social Care, then you need to go through our assessment process so we can assess your eligibility of need for care and support. More information can be found here.

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