COGHLAN LODGES

Our Philosophy

We aim to:

  1. Deliver the highest quality of support in a pleasant and homely environment as governed by Supporting People Strategy, to vulnerable of a working age:
    • Mental Illness
    • Learning Disability
    • Dual Diagnosis
    • Respite
  2. Provide support to clients discharged from;
    • Psychiatric Hospital
      • Acute Wards
      • Low secure Wards
      • Medium secure Wards
      • Respite
    • Special Hospitals into independent living in the wider community
  3. Maximize their potential for normal risk taking while ensuring privacy & dignity and promoting independence, choice, rights and fulfillment.

Our Objectives:

  1. Promoting an atmosphere of support which enables and encourages our clients to live a full and independent life style.
  2. Providing comfortable and non-institutional homely life for clients and ensuring that they enjoy a good balance between safety and self-determination.
  3. Enabling them to manage their lives within the framework of the home and the community, while taking full responsibility for their actions.
  4. Encouraging clients to participate in decision making and the daily routine of the home working in partnership with staff and their families.
  5. Supporting them in taking responsibility of their own lives while learning essential social skills.
  6. Helping them not only to recognise but to participate in training and development within the community.
  7. Enabling clients to participate in their own assessments, reviews and support plans in partnership with their key workers and other carers & family.
  8. Facilitating regular individual and group meetings between clients and staff.
  9. Providing regular staff training, development and supervision.