Our provision in the North East
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…
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…
Having a learning disability means an individual can find it harder to learn certain life skills. The problems and challenges faced by people with learning disabilities vary in severity, but always start before adulthood and affect them for their whole…
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.
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…
Positive Behaviour Support
At Walsingham Support, we offer positive behaviour support to tackle challenging behaviour, encourage appropriate behavioural responses, and enable people to develop life skills so they can contribute to their communities.
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.
News and Articles from the North East
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…
Supporting the journey to independence
For someone with severe autism and challenging behaviour, deviating from something small on a daily routine can cause great anxiety, let alone having to deal with a change as big as moving into independent living.
Happy Anniversary Greenford Walk!
Residential service Greenford Walk in Middlesbrough celebrated their 25th Anniversary with a celebratory party held at Ormesby social club. Greenford Walk opened in 1992 with 2 of its original users still being supported at the service today. Deputy…