Wirral Independent Living Services Ltd
WILS is a private organisation and has been providing supported accomodation for vulnerable adults in the Wirral locality since 2003. We are an accredited support provider with both the local government Supporting People team (SP) & Wirral Department for Adult Social Services (DASS). As such we offer two distinct services for vulnerable adults with varying support needs.
We work closely with our service users to offer them a person centred
support package which takes into account an individual’s needs, values,
cultural, religious, ethnic origin, sexuality, age and gender.
time of providing supported living we have strived to develop our service and
work closely with partnership agencies to best support the underpinning ethos
and knowledge of the service and our workforce. We continually aim to improve
and make the service as ‘client driven’ and accessible as possible, we
regularly consult with service users and staff to shape policy and procedure
and be part of making decisions for the future. We work within the framework of
our contract to provide supported housing and also with the Quality Assessment
Framework to continually develop our service.
emphasis is to enable and empower service users to move towards independence
rather than dependence. Our service users are supported to develop the
necessary skills which will either support them to live independently in the
community or to be able to sustain a quality of life which is fulfilling,
addresses and maintains health and allows the service to be active within their
daily life and achieve their desired goals.
Supporting People Service
Under our Supporting People contract we provide supported accomadation for people who have experienced problems with drug and/or alcohol misuse. This supported accomadation is based in the Wallasey area and consists of an 8 bed roomed property (King Street) with a communal lounge, kitchen & dining area, with a shower room on the ground floor, 1st floor bathroom & toilet facilities on each floor. In addition to this property we also have a block that houses three self contained 2 bedroom flats (Seabank Road). Each flat has shared lounge, kitchen & bathroom. Each bedroom has a lock to ensure privacy for each service user.
Department of Adult Social Services
We have recently opened our new service in Birkenhead were we have a number of self contained 1 & 2 bedroomed flats for adults with mental health issues and/or mild learning dissabilities who require support to live in the community.