Richard House

Bishops Hall Road, Brentwood CM15 01277 230 932

Richard House has 10 bedrooms in a shared house and a one-bedroom apartment. We provide support for adults aged 18 to 64, with a range of mental health needs, encouraging them to develop their skills and live as independently as possible.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site various hours, seven days a week
  • Short-term supported housing for up to two years
  • Communal lounge, kitchen, dining room and garden

Location

Location

A residential area of Brentwood, close to shops, restaurants, parks and public transport links.

Accommodation type

Accommodation type

10 fully-furnished bedrooms in a shared house and a furnished one-bedroom apartment.

Communal areas

Communal areas

A shared lounge, kitchen, dining room, laundry room, bathroom and garden.

Safety and security

Safety and security

Staff office on-site, CCTV and a secure door access system help to ensure residents’ safety and security.

Tenancy agreement

Rental agreement type

The bedrooms are let on a licence agreement and the one-bedroom apartment is let on an assured shorthold tenancy agreement.

Eligibility

Support planning

Staff draw up a personalised support plan with residents using the Mental Health Recover Star model.

Staff availability

Our highly-trained staff are on-site various hours, seven days a week, to suit residents’ needs. There is an out-of-hours telephone service, should residents require any further support.

Additional support services

We also provide follow-on support when residents move on to live independently, as well as offering floating support to people living in the local area.

Tailored support, advice and assistance includes

  • Maintaining a tenancy
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Accessing education, training and work
  • Building positive relationships
  • Socialising and community involvement
  • Dealing with correspondence
  • Building confidence, resilience and self-esteem
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Signposting and accessing other services
  • Planning a successful move-on

Eligibility

To be eligible for a place at Richard House, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 to 64
  • Have a diagnosed mental health need

How to apply

To begin the application process, please speak to your Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN) or mental health team. We are unable to accept direct applications. All support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

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