Other support and services
Our transition support is designed to help individuals enjoy a smooth transition through major life changes: for example, through the move from children’s to adult services, or from the family home or residential college to independent living.
Personalisation is an approach to social care that focuses on putting individuals at the very centre of the support and services they receive.
Our 2018 Involvement Conference
We celebrated 5 years of working together for greater independence at our Involvement Conference in October with the highest ever attendance of 51 people we support. The annual event plays a key role in helping us to increase the quality of life and…
Autism – also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) – is a developmental disability that affects how a person interacts and communicates with others. It encompasses a wide range of difficulties, such as cognitive impairment, repetitive activity, sensitivity…
Acquired Brain Injuries
An acquired brain injury (ABI) is injury or damage to the brain that can have any number of causes, such as stroke, a tumour or a road traffic accident. People with ABI have ‘acquired’ their brain injury, and weren’t born with it.
A person with complex needs might have one or a combination of difficulties, including profound and multiple learning disabilities, physical disabilities, sensory impairments, and challenging behaviour.
Direct payments can give individuals greater choice and control over the support they receive and how it’s provided.
Supported living services enable people with a disability to live independently in their own home, with appropriate support to help them manage their own tenancy and achieve greater freedom and control in their lives. Support can be provided in a person’s…
For people who aren’t ready or able to live independently, small-scale residential care is often a really good option. Our residential care is provided in shared accommodation where support staff are around 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We provide…
We provide extra care – also known as sheltered housing or assisted living – at specially developed sites that enable individuals to hold their own tenancy.
News & Articles
Finding my independence
Brian has a physical disability and cerebral palsy. He struggles with his confidence and was worried he would require support at his new job. In 2010, he moved from a large institution into one of Walsingham Support’s extra care services. He now lives…
Just another day at the office
Donna has always had self-esteem issues, but her confidence took a big hit after suffering from some health issues.