Registered Care, Domiciliary Care /

Specialist Supported Living

The Trust provide registered care, domiciliary care and specialist supported living, see below a list of all the Trust’s sites across Kent and Medway.

The Trust supports people using a personalised approach. We have been working with individuals on the autism spectrum since 1989 and we have learnt that a person centred support service that is flexible and adjustable is essential.

 

The combination of this approach together with our wide experience and knowledge of how we can best support people with autism means that we can provide staffed support in a wide range of settings and to support a broad range of need.

The Trust offers all year round living support. We can provide this in people’s own or family homes and within single or shared accommodations. We are able to provide rented single person and shared accommodation, within small homes for up to six people.

 

Some of our homes are registered with the Care Quality Commission and regular inspection reports are available on the Care Quality Commission website.

 

We also provide support for people from self-contained flats in shared accommodation with communal areas with the levels of staff determined by the individuals who live there. Staff can be shared to enable a higher overall level of support. This type of support is especially cost effective and flexible for people who want less support.

 

However a person chooses to get their support from the Trust we believe in an individual, personal approach. Providing sensitive support at the level determined by each individual’s need. We use person centred approaches and work with each person to find the right balance of positive aid for maximum independence, choice and determination. We believe that each person can tell us what they want in their own home and we work hard to ensure that we have all the mechanisms in place to make sure we hear what people tell us whatever their method of communication.

 

We appreciate the benefits as well as the drawbacks in sharing or not sharing accommodation, especially for people with autism and we work to address the issues for individuals around sharing resources and also those around isolation and loneliness.

Some individuals want a few hours of support a week and others may have very complex needs and want round the clock support. Some people will want this support in their own home or workplace and other people may want to live as a tenant in one of the homes managed by the Trust. We make sure that whatever services we offer we have trained, supportive, consistent and caring staff to provide this personal support.

 

If you would like to apply for support please download an application form by clicking on this link Application Form for support.

 

You can email the form to office@kentautistic.com or send it to The Kent Autistic Trust, 14 High Street, Brompton, Gillingham, Kent ME7 5AE to Joan Hagan on 01634 405168 and we will get back to you as quickly as we can.

Our sites across Kent and Medway

Perry's Close

Perry’s Close is purpose built home which opened in May 2004. It is a six bedded detached home of modern design, situated on a small development in Faversham and close to all the town’s amenities. The home is owned by Optivo and is managed by the Trust.

 

The Kent Autistic Trust - 9 Perry's Close

CQC overall rating

Date - 1 May 2018

Beaver Lane

Beaver Lane is a purpose built home which provides support from three single bedrooms and three self-contained flats. It is situated within 5 minutes’ walk of Jemmett Road and 10 minutes walk from Ashford town centre. Beaver Lane is owned by Southern Housing Group (SHG) and is managed by the Trust.

 

The Kent Autistic Trust - 118 Beaver Lane

CQC overall rating

Date - 23 July 2019

River Drive

This home is a purpose built six bedded house situated in Strood, Kent.

The house is designed on two storeys with five bedrooms on the ground floor with direct access to the garden and 3 bedrooms on the upper floor. It is within easy walking distance of local shops and leisure amenities. This home is owned by Hyde In-Touch Housing Association and managed by the Trust.

The Kent Autistic Trust - 52a River Drive

CQC overall rating

Date - 15th March 2018

The Close

The Close is a six bedded Victorian semi-detached home converted for residential use. It is in the historic town of Rochester-upon Medway in a quiet street within five minutes walking distance the main High street. The house is close to an adult education centre and leisure amenities. This house is owned by Hyde In-Touch Housing Association and managed by the Trust.

 

The Kent Autistic Trust - 30 The Close

CQC overall rating

Date - 28 June 2019

Curlew Cresent

This home is a purpose built six-bedded detached house in Strood. Two bedrooms are situated on the ground floor. It is within ten minutes walking distance of the town with easy access to public transport. This house is owned by Hyde In-Touch Housing Association and managed by the Trust.

The Kent Autistic Trust - 11a Curlew Crescent

CQC overall rating

Date - 21st June 2017

Jemmett Road

Jemmett Road provides six bedded accommodation in a purpose built house within the community. The home is in the same road as an adult education centre and public transport. Ashford town centre is within 10 minutes’ walk.

This house is owned by Hyde In-Touch Housing Association and managed by

the Trust.

 

The Kent Autistic Trust - 165 Jemmett Road

CQC overall rating

Date - 6 June 2018

Domiciliary Care

We provide Domiciliary Care at several supported housing projects in Kent and Medway, which feature self contained flats with communal spaces.  These are highly individualised properties where the individual holds the tenancy and receives specialist supported care in order to live a safe and fulfilling life in the community.

Registered with the Care Quality Commission under our Head Office address of 14 High Street Brompton, Gillingham

The Kent Autistic Trust - 14 High Street

CQC overall rating

Date - 28 June 2019

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