Consulting & Partnering
Whether your organisation is just starting out, or established and seeking fresh ideas and input.
Whether you are preparing for an upcoming inspection or simply wanting to ensure you are at the cutting edge of best practice
We can offer a professional and friendly review of a specific service, organisation, or even the supports around an individual
Just some of the areas we can help with:
Problem solving, culture improvement and problem soling with our unique RESET course.
Management, Supervision and Governance
Policies, Procedures and guidelines
Training and skills development
Positive Behaviour Support, Restrictive Practices and Human Rights
With access to a full multi-disciplinary team, as well as experienced Senior Managers from both the public and private sectors, we are well placed to identify areas for improvement, and more importantly (and we believe uniquely) to assist in partnering with you in addressing each area.
We provide solutions rather than simply highlighting problems!
We are constantly striving to be:
- Evidence Based: We use strategies that are evidenced by both research and direct experience to provide robust, effective interventions.
- Bespoke: We aim to tailor support specifically for you.
- Person-centred: Above all else we believe in a respectful, person-centered and non-aversive approach to Supporting individuals, keeping restrictions and physical interventions to an absolute minimum.
We offer a wide variety of consultancy work in various different areas. We strive to provide a holistic person-centered service that includes all relevant parties at all stages.
When we team up. We are there for you. As well as ongoing clinical supports, we often provide expertly trained staff on the ground when needed, for as long or short time as necessary, to help embed the positive changes and ensure they permeate, and are lasting.
An example of some of the areas where we currently offer consultancy are:
Assessment, review and practical support
Transitions: Significant life changes can cause a great deal of stress, it is essential that transitions are well planned out in order to reduce the impact on an individual's well-being. We have a large amount of experience developing bespoke transition plans for people moving to new places in their lives, both physically and emotionally. These can take many forms; such as moving from a hospital setting into a new home in the community or moving from children's services to adult services. Where possible, keeping families involved, and at the heart of our work is key. We can provide a full MDT, and we have partner relationships with housing providers where needed.
Behaviour that challenges: Managing crisis behaviours can be one of the most stressful experiences within a home or healthcare setting. It is distressing for the individual themselves and puts a significant degree of pressure on family members, staff teams, individual staff members and services as a whole. We have a significant amount of experience supporting services and families through these difficult stages. We take a holistic approach, led by our psychological knowledge, that aims to provide enhanced skills and strategies to cope more effectively for all concerned, and to plan ahead from a calmer place.
Organisational Practices and ongoing support: We can offer expert Multi-disciplinary support at service inception and on an ongoing basis to organisations under our clear and concise GEARS model. This ensures that staff training, behaviour support plans and organisational policies can work together to create a congruent, person-centered approach. We have experience of acting as independent observers of organisational practices and providing advice/guidance on how structural changes can have a significant impact on service user well-being, staff well being and retention, costing etc.
We specialise in partnering with your organisation. Our skills and expertise become your skills and expertise.