Referrals for PDCA support can be made directly to the service manager, who will then organise an assessment. This assessment is to determine whether or not the PDCA can provide the service required, and is to determine the exact nature of the support required.
This information is then relayed back to the referring agency with a proposed costing.
In addition to the above, if the referral is suitable to receive support, the service will nominate the individual as a request to Southdown Housing Association, who will then proceed to establish the tenancy agreement, ensure a Housing Benefit Application is made, and attend to other accommodation-related matters.
The PDCA will organise a full assessment of the person’s needs to make sure we understand what help is needed. We will also make best use of the knowledge that has already been gathered. The assessment will include:
- Care Manager’s assessment of needs
- Existing Risk Assessments
- PDCA assessment of support needs