Eastbourne Mencap

What does it do?

We support people in a variety of ways:

• We visit people on a one to one basis in their own homes or here at Eastbourne Mencap.
• We offer emotional support.
• We support people to self advocate.
• We advocate on people's behalf when appropriate.
• We provide a mediation role when relationships have been damaged with other Service Providers, and ensure vital services continue to be delivered.
• We link people to both voluntary and statutory agencies when necessary and liaise with these agencies on behalf of families.
• We provide support in finding carers' services where necessary.
• We provide support in bad times and encouragement in good times.
• We provide information to people on available services and how to access them in a way that is straightforward, uncomplicated non-jargonistic.
• We offer opportunities to families to partake in consultation processes to shape the future of services they receive.
• We provide social, leisure opportunities though our day services and regular social opportunities.

Who it is for?

We support parents, carers and the other family members of people with learning disabilities.

Where it is available?

Local service (Eastbourne).

How to access or apply for it:

For further information call 01323 722034

Additional information:

The latest quality rating of this service by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) shows: 2 Stars - Good

Classification(s):

Info last updated:

08/08/2011