HIGHFIELD SCHEME LTD
HIGHFIELD SCHEME LTD

What Highfield Offers

Highfield supported living can provide you with 24 hour support in your own home or a shared house. Support can be provided via a mixture of 1:1 and shared staffing allowing you a truly personalised support plan.

 

Highfield can help you tailor your support plan and timetable to include activities at home, activities in the community and training or volunteering placements.

 

In addition to your regular support package, we can also assist with a number of things which you may need help with –

Supporting you to –

 

  • Apply for benefits or benefit reviews.
  • Manage your benefits – via our corporate appointeeship.
  • Pay your bills – making sure you budget and are paying the correct amount.
  • Sort out accommodation – helping you to find appropriate accommodation if necessary, sorting out the paperwork, applying for the correct benefits and helping you to move in.
  • Organise transport – we have a car lease scheme available to some of our service users (which is usually cheaper than other leasing companies and is run on a not-for-profit basis). If you opt out of our car lease scheme, we can help you organise other modes of transport to your activities and appointments.
  • Maintain relationships with family and friends. Providing transport for home visits, supporting you to attend events or functions, encouraging people to visit you at home. 

  • Organise and attend appointments – whether medical, work, training or other, our support can be flexible to cover your appointments.
  • Source training opportunities, new activities and work based placements (voluntary or paid jobs) for you to try and supporting you to attend where necessary. 

Our Care Team Members are experienced in all aspects of personal care and day to day support requirements and are able to assist with domestic duties and meal preparation as agreed in the individual care plans. 

 

EXAMPLES

 

Basic Tasks

Help with –

  • Bathing
  • Dressing and undressing
  • Mobility
  • Eating & Drinking
  • Assistance to the toilet and continence care
  • Exercise programmes under the instruction of a recognised trainer, Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist
  • Dispensing or prompting of prescribed medication, orally and topically.
  • Maintaining Community Presence
  • Maintaining family and other social links
  • Attendance to recreational, social or therapeutic activities
  • Budgeting and finance where identified
  • Promoting independence wherever possible and appropriate

 

Specialist Care

Help with –

  • Dressings or other treatments under direct instruction from recognised professions.
  • Managing and modifying difficult or undesirable behaviours.
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