Intensive recovery support

The Intensive Recovery Support Service is a creative, flexible, recovery based support service designed to meet the needs of individuals who require a higher level of support than is currently available through floating support and other housing related support services.

People experiencing mental health problems often need to feel safe and supported to enable them to explore their options for independence, and this has been created through the approach of the Intensive Recovery Support Service.

We can support people already living in the community, making the transition from hospital back to their own accommodation, or living in supported accommodation, where the current level of support is not sufficient to meet their needs.

The service has successfully registered with Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Who we support

We will help, support and guide people through the difficult period of leaving hospital or other rehabilitation / care provisions, through those first tentative steps back into the community and independence. We will focus our support on key areas that underpin the transition to independence, using the recovery star model of support planning to ensure that individuals are planning their own goals and outcomes. These include:

Setting up and maintaining a tenancy
• Developing domestic and life skills
• Advocacy and liaison
• Managing finances and benefit claims
• Emotional support and advice
• Accessing other services
• Establishing personal safety and security
• Maintaining a healthy lifestyle
• Exploring spiritual and faith needs
• Establishing supportive relationships in the community
• Getting support to look at future employment
• Support with some aspects of personal care

Contact us

Tel: 024 7663 0938
email: irss@cwmind.org.uk

How to Refer

Please click on ‘make a referral’ to complete our referral form.

IRSS FAQs for Referrers

Referral form

IRSS Diagram

Although we still currently taking referrals during the coronavirus pandemic we will not be able to complete face to face assessments, where possible we will do these via video link.