THE PEOPLE BEHIND SECO SUPPORT
The company is managed by 2 people, Simon Cook and Marcel Seip, both of whom share a passion for providing person centred support to people in their own homes in the community.
Between them, Simon and Marcel have over 18 years’ experience in the Health and Social Care sector.
Simon, a qualified Learning Disabilities Nurse and Cognitive Behavioural Therapist is a huge advocate of the relationship model and has successfully moved people out of hospital and into their own homes in the community throughout the UK.
Simon has specialised in risk management and has gained a number of specialist qualifications which allows him to safely support people in the community who may be seen as complex in their diagnoses or behaviours. Those qualifications include;
- HCR-20 (Historical Clinical Risk Management)
- ARMIDILO-S (the Assessment of Risk and Manageability of Individuals with Developmental and Intellectual Limitations who Offend)
- SOTSEC-ID (The Sexual Offender Treatment South East Collaborative – Intellectual Disability)
Marcel came into the sector after a successful career as a professional footballer. Marcel has gained a wealth of experience in finding and adapting highly bespoke and specialist properties for people with Disabilities. Marcel is a firm believer of the bespoke model and is instrumental in sourcing the right property for everyone who is supported by Seco Support.
We truly believe that if you can establish the right support team and right property to meet the supported persons needs, you can significantly reduce the risk of re-admission into hospital and increase the chances of the supported person experiencing a safe and positive life in the community.
Due to Simon and Marcel’s experience, Seco Support are able to offer services to adults and young people who satisfy one of more of the following criteria;
- Learning Disabilities
- Behaviours which challenge
- Offending behaviour
- Mental Health difficulties
Seco Support do not believe in creating large group homes or institutions in the community and prefer to focus on smaller services designed specifically for the person. This can be particularly useful when designing services for people who need specific environments to help manage their disability i.e. creating a low stimulus environment for someone with Autism, for example.