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Kismet House Purley


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Kismet House has three self-contained flat which are ideal for young people who are ready for the next step of independence.

This property currently is arranged as a one bedroom ground floor maisonette with direct access to the very large garden and off street parking to the rear of the property. It also boasts a good size Kitchen / Diner and reception room. The upstairs consists of two first floor studio apartments.
 
The location also boasts great Bus services to Purley and Central Croydon, where the new Westfield shopping and leisure centre will be are close to hand as are local shops, Pure gym and South End with its many excellent restaurants.

Staffing

At Kismet house staff visit the house to provide support to the resedents, they work closely with the young people and their social workers.  Key work sessions are carried out once/twice a week focusing on client’s present state and helping to achieve goals set by the clients and social workers.

Personal Support Plans

Each resident will be allocated a Key Worker; during the initial four-week assessment period an individual Personal Support Plan will be devised. This support plan is reviewed so staff can work towards helping residents’ move-on into independent accommodation where appropriate. HLC has recently developed an Outreach Support Service whereby service users establish tenancies in the community.

Opportunities

Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the many opportunities available whilst they are with us. Courses are available at local colleges, and connexions. In some cases qualifications can be achieved. There is a health and fitness centre and a strong emphasis is placed upon encouraging residents to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Staff are available to teach cooking and other everyday life skills.

Conduct

Rules are kept to a minimum, in order to instill self-responsibility, but some are necessary and include:
  • Behavior to one another and guests is expected to be of a reasonable standard.
  • Alcohol and drugs are not allowed inside the house.
  • Residents are expected to be active in seeking employment or training where this is part of the Personal Support Plan.
  • Residents are required to keep their flats’ clean and communal areas tidy and to assist in the gardens.

Length of Stay

The staff and social workers determine this. Where appropriate, the aim is to help individuals achieve independence, so that they can proceed to move into their own place, confident that they have the skills to succeed.

Conditions of Residency

Before we can assess an application, prospective residents are asked to sign a Data Processing Consent form. All residents will need to sign a Living-Agreement and abide by this. Residents will be given a handbook that includes important information about living at Rayan House.

Referrals

Referrals in the first instance should be made to Higher Level Care. The level of risk to the public, staff and residents will be the principle-determining factor.

For further information

Staff at Higher Level Care welcome informal enquiries regarding Haris House from those considering making a referral. Prospective residents are encouraged to visit the home by prior appointment, as are Social Workers, and other professionals.
 
 

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17, May, 2018 :

HLC are pleased to announce that we work with Cambridge County Council

17, May, 2018 :

HLC is pleased to announce that we are now working with the London Borough of Newham.

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