New supported living scheme opens in Hereford

  • A new scheme costing £1.6m has opened in Hereford by Sanctuary Supported Living and hopes to support adults with learning disabilities. home.jpg

    Red Coat Close has been developed by Sanctuary Group in partnership with Herefordshire Council and the Homes and Communities Agency, reports 24dash.

    Managed by SSL, the scheme includes 10 one-bedroom apartments, along with a shared lounge, kitchen and communal garden. It will also have tailored on-site support and is available to residents from staff to help them live independent lives.

    Simon Clark, Sanctuary’s Group Director – Housing and Support, said: “This development has been designed to ensure it caters for residents’ needs and provides vital support to allow them to lead more independent lives. We are pleased that we could celebrate the opening of the scheme with the local community and in particular bring the pupils in who named the development so they could see the finished result.”

    Rob Vickers, assistant director at Herefordshire Council, added: “It has been a pleasure to work with and support Sanctuary in delivering this wonderful facility which will enable current and future residents the ability to enjoy independent living”.

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