Supported Residential Service

What is SRS ?

SRS is abbreviated for Supported Residential Service.

This is a low care home facility, when individual’s circumstances have changed, and they can no longer manage at home it is time to find alternative. That alternative is a supported environment that provides appropriate care and supervision in a friendly, home-like environment where it is safe to spend the next phase of your life. People need to make the move from independent living for many and varied reasons, it differs for everyone.

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Respite and Long-Term Accommodation

Respite Accommodation

Respite care accommodation is short term usually 1-4 weeks:

It is usually mainly used for:

  • Providing supported accommodation for relative while the family has a vacation or travels.
  • Providing rehabilitation or similar for a person recovering from a fall or other health issues
  • Providing post hospital recuperation prior to returning home
  • Giving an older person a break from having to care for themselves
  • Giving a relative from caring for their relative
  • As means of introducing an elderly person to what an SRS (Supportive Residential Services) can offer in readiness for a future move from independent living to supported accommodation.