Allens Mead

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Allensmead, is situated in Grays. Essex. The home is a 10 minute bus ride from the town centre, where you can easily access all aminities. Allensmead is less than 5 minutes walk from Blackshots Leisure centre.

The environment at Allensmead is a unique element of the service, which operates as a single service. The home setting provides gender specific accommodation/staffing which allow the rehabilitation programme to be delivered in a domestic environment which replicates community living more closely. The location delivers a more relaxed local environment than a busy inner-city setting to enable the service user to engage in their therapeutic programme.

The service is staffed 24/7 by a dedicated team comprising a Manager and support workers.

A holistic, psychosocial treatment programme is provided by a full multi-disciplinary team Our staff team implements a person-centred approach and positive support through the PROACT-SCIPr-UK® philosophy. PROACT-SCIPr-UK® is a whole approach to support which focuses on prevention rather than intervention. This approach identifies distress early and our staff are trained to respond positively, in a non-restrictive way.

Treatment incorporates the following elements:

  • Positive risk taking
  • Strengths based approach
  • Positive behaviour management  strategies
  • Care planned  psychological therapies
  • Access to at least 30 hours of meaningful activity 7 days a week
  • Developing independent living skills and community engagement
  • A strong emphasis on safeguarding
  • Robust clinical governance
  • Access to independent advocacy
  • Strong multiagency and family partnerships to ensure a holistic package of care and pathway

Kind words from our customers

One of the really good things is that the management support you if you have any concerns.

Well Led - The Tidings

Parents and carers are able to discuss any concerns they might have with the staff and the manager.

Responsive - The Tidings

We have ‘Social Sundays’ where people can all get together to chat and spend time together.

Caring - The Tidings