Charity providing supported living
Saint John of God Hospitaller Services provide outstanding support and believe every person has the right to be supported in a way that does not degrade their dignity. The organisation is an international family of over 500,000 co-workers, working in 500 centres of care in 50 countries. The impact that the Saint John of God Hospitaller services offer has an impact on over 7 million lives every year.
Supported Living Services
The Saint John of God Hospitaller Services support people to live how they choose and where they choose. They provide excellent personal support to help with things like getting dressed, going out, cooking a meal and getting around the local community. This can be for a few hours a week to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Saint John of God Hospitaller Services have been supporting people for a many, many years and are regulated by the Care Quality Commission.
Saint John of God Hospitaller Services provide residential care homes shaped to meet the needs of the people living in them. If you need something then Saint John of God can provide specialist equipment and technology to help you to be as independent as possible. The amazing support is built around what the residents need and they support everyone to have active and engaged life. The help may extend to assisting with eating, taking medication, doing household chores and deciding how a resident wants their room to be decorated. saint John of God Hospitaller Services provide the right level of care and support to meet the needs for the individual.
Religious Management Services and Consultancy
Saint John of God work in partnership with other religious orders and congregations. They support them with excellent care of their elderly members and management of their care homes. The service is provided on a consultancy basis or as a fully managed option. This amazing work is underpinned by Saint John of God's commitment to work with each individual order or congregation to maintain the founding ethos of that particular religious organisation.
Housing Management Service
For some, Saint John of God Hospitaller Services can be a landlord. A housing management service can be provided to ensure a home is secure and comfortable. This enables residents to sustain the tenancy and live independently with support. The aim in doing this is to provide a service to collect and monitor rent payments and liaise with benefit agencies on your behalf. There is a handyman service to ensure all repairs and maintenance are dealt with quickly and efficiently. Regular safety checks are carried out and planned improvements are implemented. A tenancy agreement is available in written and easy read versions and this is given to all tenants.
Community Support and Services
Saint John of God have community based projects that give people the chance to have fun and learn to grow. The Digswell Community and Gardening Project is a unique space in Hertfordshire that provides people with opportunities in both garden related activities and social activities in the community. This is a proper working nursery and there are a host of areas to gain work experience. This can be in retail, horticulture, and maintenance. Outreach, enable people to access their local community to develop their interests and skills and this through leisure and learning opportunities.