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Shared Lives Scheme (formerly Adult Placement)

This record is classed under Support in your home, Support services, Short breaks and respite care, Learning disability, Supported living, Day care and lunch clubs.

Service Provider NameShared Lives Scheme (formerly Adult Placement)
ServiceService for people with Learning disabilities Aged 16 +
Address2Stoney Lane Day Centre
Address3Summer Street
TownWest Bromwich
CountyWest Midlands
Post CodeB71 4JA
Where do they provide service from?The scheme's office address is above
Telephone0121 569 4467
Contact positionShared Lives Registered Manager, Shared Lives Co-ordinator
Area coveredBorough of Sandwell
Who is the service for?All vulnerable adults
Referral routedirect by phone or email to the Shared Lives Team
Specific ethnic group?No
Summary of servicesShared Lives (Adult Placement) offers vulnerable adults the opportunity to live with a family in a long term placement or to have a short respite break in a family environment. They also offer day opportunities type support.
When are the services run?The services are tailored to assessed need including 24/7 support from host carers.
Time detailsOffice hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-4.30pm
RemitThe service recruits people who live in Sandwell to be Shared Lives carers, opening up their home to adults with a learning disability to either live with them as part of the family, or to have short respite breaks in a family environment
Chargeable service?Yes
Cost of servicevarious depending on the needs.
Means testedNot applicable
Total capacity of serviceNot applicable
Transport ProvidedNot applicable
CQC RegisteredRegistered
CQC website link
Sandwell Approved ListNot applicable
DisclaimerInclusion in this directory does not imply that Sandwell Council endorses the organisations and no responsibility is assumed for the information in their entries or their services. For terms and disclaimer see below. Directory last updated October 2019.

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