William Simpsons home provides:
- Residential social care for 64 mixed gender residents with alcohol related brain damage with underlying mental health illness.
- Respite Care for 6 mixed gender service users as well as 12 day care places, seven days per week.
- Vocational training through our approved centre status for the delivery of S.V.Qs Levels 2,3,4 also A units and V units.
- Care service to 13 of Scotland's unitary authorities plus 1 English authority.
Values and service principles
William Simpsons home seeks to maintain high values and service principles which encompass;
Dignity and privacy:
Valued as individuals. Treated with respect. Confidentiality and Professional practice.
Choices and equality:
Respect for individual choice. Identifies needs, wishes, goals and aspirations.
Safety whilst realising potential:
Service users and staff have the right to feel safe and secure. Professional risk assessment establishes safe boundaries. Opportunity to achieve. Access to community services. Education and employment services.
Flexible and integrated services:
Making the services fit the person - service development.
Working in partnership with other agencies. Networking for service improvement.
Over recent years the services provided by William Simpsons have been operating at full capacity with waiting lists. This is due to a pressing need for the services offered and the expertise available within the specialist area of residential care for people with alcohol addiction.