Priory Green Leys

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About this location

Green Leys is a supported living service, which provides support to three people with a range of conditions, support needs, and presentations.

The home is part of Priory Supported Living East England, falls within the Cambridgeshire County Council and Huntingdonshire District Council local authority area and is managed by the housing provider, Places for People. We are located in St. Ives, a medieval market town in the Huntingdon district of Cambridgeshire. The property is situated just off a main road and is central to a number of amenities.

At Green Leys we are committed to reflecting the guidance of The Reach Standards and the CQC's 'Right support, right care, right culture' guidance in everything we do. This means we work with our tenants to ensure they receive the right support to help them achieve their goals and reach their full potential.

We can support autistic people, and people who have:

  • A learning disability
  • Mental health needs
  • Physical disabilities
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)

Services at a glance

There are a total of three placements at the site. Of these:
3 have shared facilities
1 is on the ground floor

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Regional office Unit 2, South Fens Business Centre Fenton Way Chatteris Cambridgeshire PE16 6TT
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About our service

Our facilities and environment

Green Leys is a detached house located in the heart of the community. It is a purpose-built, ground floor building, which is suitable for individuals with a wheelchair. There are three bedrooms and sleep-in facilities for staff.

Communal areas include:

  • A fully equipped utility room, complete with laundry facilities
  • Lounge
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Garden

We also have assistive technology within the home, such as handrails in the bathrooms, a mobility walker and trolley, and self-closing door devices.

Our bedrooms

All of our bedrooms are comfortable, welcoming and can be personalised to individual tastes. Our rooms have good lighting and ventilation. Two of the bedrooms are on the first floor and have two separate bathrooms, one with a shower and one with a bath. In addition, there is a large ground floor bedroom with en-suite facilities, comprised of a wet room.

Parking

We offer free off-road parking for two vehicles.

Our approach to support

Everybody who lives at Green Leys has their own person-centred support plan, which is co-produced with input from the individual, their family members and professionals.

We aim to enable each tenant to make their own choices about the support they receive. This may include support in a number of areas, such as maintaining a tenancy, personal care, and support with household tasks such as budgeting, shopping and domestic tasks.

We offer specialist support in foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), learning disability, anxiety, obesity, self-neglect, development delay diagnosis, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and speech and language.

In addition, our team receive specialist staff training, bespoke to the needs of each individual we support. This includes:

  • FASD training
  • Epilepsy training
  • Learning disability training
  • Anxiety training
  • Obesity training
  • Cerebral training
  • Development delay diagnosis training
  • Speech and language training

Activities

Everyone who lives at Green Leys is supported to pursue their own interests and hobbies, both in and outside the home, and are encouraged to take part in activities which are meaningful and fulfilling to them.

We focus on supporting tenants to grow their independence. For some people, this may mean developing their daily living skills within their home. For others, this could be accessing work or educational opportunities in the local community. This also includes:

  • College educational programs
  • Day care
  • Social clubs
  • Gym
  • Swimming
  • Cinema
  • Bowling
  • Community and social events

Pathways

Through our network of healthcare, residential and supported living facilities, we provide unique care pathways which enable the people we support to progress towards greater independence. Every individual we support is provided with a bespoke pathway plan, tailored according to their individual needs. We aim to ensure that each person is supported to live a fulfilling and active life in the community.#

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At Priory, we want to ensure we provide the very best service to each individual we support. Contact us for more information, or to make a referral.

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About the local area

Amenities

Nearby amenities include:

  • Supermarket
  • Shops
  • Café
  • Restaurant
  • Pub
  • GP surgery
  • Post office
  • Park
  • Library
  • Cinema

Transport links

We also have good transport links. We are:

  • Located 100 metres from a bus stop, with direct links to Cambridge and Huntingdon into the late evening
  • Located a short distance from the local train station in Huntingdon
  • Located a short drive away from a bus station in St Ives

A message from our site leader

The staff are excellent at the home. The people we support all get on with each other and have settled in well, as it was the first move away from home for two residents.

Green Leys’s site leader

Comments from our residents and their family and friends

I like my room, with all my teddy bears, they help me feel at home. I enjoy living with the other tenants and the staff really help me.
Tenant supported by Green Leys Green Leys
My child enjoys the support of staff when they go out for activities and she has been doing so well since she moved to Green Leys.
Parent of a tenant supported by Green Leys Green Leys
I like it at Green Leys and I am happy living here. It has nice walks nearby and the sports centre is close.
Tenant supported by Green Leys Green Leys

Information for friends and family

If you would like further information on Priory Supported Living Services, please visit our frequently asked questions section.

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If you have any questions or need further information about funding, referrals or our supported living services, please visit our funding and referrals page

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