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Leeds Specialised Supported Living Service

The Specialised Supported Living Service comprises 16 dedicated support teams enabling 94 adults with complex health and support needs, in addition to a learning disability, to live in their own homes. Packages of care and support are based upon each individual's person centred plan, enabling people who use our services to remain healthy and safe on their own terms.

Each team specialises in either supporting people who have additional Complex and Challenging Behaviour or those who have Complex Physical, Learning and Sensory Needs.

The service provides personal care and support to 94 adults with learning disabilities and complex needs living in their own homes through shared supported accommodation in the community. Services are directly delivered in service user’s own homes in shared supported accommodation at 22 different houses across Leeds.  Services are managed from both Poplar House and Woodland Square at St Mary’s Hospital.

Who benefits from the service?

People with a learning disability, plus:

  • People with complex physical health needs
  • People with challenging behaviour
  • People with physical disabilities

Key facts and figures

Approximately 94 service users access the service annually, and 94 beds are available.

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