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Hospital vs. Homes: Building the Right Support for People with Learning Disabilities, Autism, and Behaviours that Challenge- the Transitional Approach.

In the pursuit of creating a supportive environment for individuals with learning disabilities, autism, and behaviours that challenge, the debate between hospital settings and community homes takes centre stage. The consensus is clear: no one desires permanent residence in a hospital. However, the question remains – is a home in the community always the right […]

Seco Support named Best Supported Living Team at the Great British Care Awards

Seco Support’s Central England team were named Best Supported Living Team 2024 at the National Finals held in Birmingham on Friday 22nd March. The Great British Care Awards are a series of regional events throughout the UK, culminating in a Grand Finale, and are a celebration of excellence across the care sector.  The purpose of […]

Empowering Families: A Guide to Resources for People with Learning Disabilities and Autism.

At Seco Support, our mission is to help empower individuals with learning disabilities and/or autism and their families, with the resources they need to navigate their unique journeys. In this blog post, we’ll delve into a comprehensive guide, equipping families with valuable tools and insights. 1. Understanding the Landscape Navigating the landscape in the UK […]

Top 6 key attributes Seco Support look for in a Support Worker

Seco Support is dedicated to providing exceptional support to people in need. As a leading supported living organisation, we understand the importance of selecting the right support workers who possess the necessary qualities to make a positive impact on the lives of the people we support. Experience and qualifications are not always essential – but […]

Promoting Independence: 4 Ways to Help Empower the People We Support

Supported living plays a crucial role in helping empower the people we support with disabilities to lead independent lives within the community. As a dedicated supported living provider, we at Seco Support recognize the significance of nurturing skills and confidence for independent living. In this blog post, we’re excited to share four effective ways to […]

Bespoke Support for a young person with Autism- a Local Government Case Study

Last year Seco Support were privileged to be asked to take part in a Local Government Case Study, which formed part of the publication – Bespoke support for people with learning disabilities and autistic people, an evaluation on the impact consequence for local authorities and councils of delivering bespoke support to autistic people and people […]

Navigating Behaviours of Concern in Supported Living

In the world of supported living, each person we support’s journey is unique, and sometimes, that journey comes with its own set of challenges. We’re talking about behaviours of concern – those moments when things feel a bit tough to handle. At Seco Support, we believe that understanding and managing these behaviours is a crucial […]

Top tips for preparing for your support worker interview

Got yourself an interview with Seco? Wondering how best to prepare? Read our top tips and alleviate any pre-interview worries you might have! 1. Do your research Preparation is key! An interviewer will know if the candidate has taken time to fully read the job description, and has familiarised themselves with Seco Support as a […]

What is person-centred support and why is it so important?

Many supported living providers use the term ‘person-centred’ when advertising their services, but what exactly is it? And why is it such an important consideration when choosing a support provider for you or a loved one? Person-centred support is not just about providing support that meets an individual’s physical needs, but also their emotional, and […]