Wainwright Crescent is a 12-bed residential step-down provision for service users discharged from the Trust’s inpatient wards.
We’re a unique service and one of only a handful of our kind in the country.
11 of our beds are a step-down for people leaving our inpatient wards before they are fully discharged back into the community.
The remaining bed is a respite bed which offers a short stay to anyone who has been discharged but is at risk of relapse and re-admission to hospital.
Wainwright Crescent is a safe place where residents can focus on themselves and their recovery, and rebuild their confidence without the worries of day-to-day life.
Support we offer
All of our service users are given an in-depth assessment of their mental and social care needs when they first arrive at Wainwright Crescent.
We work together to complete a collaborative care plan and a risk safety plan. Both of these plans identify goals with the ultimate aim being to live independently or in supported accommodation.
By building on strengths and offering practical support with daily living skills such as shopping, medication, budgeting, cooking and self-care we hope to make the transition back to the community as smooth as possible.
Our Discharge Facilitator also offers support with housing, accessing benefits and if appropriate, employment.
Wainwright Crescent is self-catering accommodation and we do not provide meals.
Everyone has a private bedroom where we provide a television, towels and bedding. Each room has access to shared bathroom facilities, and communal lounge, dining area and kitchen.
We have a beautiful large, secure garden that everyone has access to and there’s often activities arranged throughout the day for people to get involved in should they wish.
How is the service accessed?
The majority of our referrals come from the Trust’s inpatient wards, with our respite referrals coming from the Recovery Service North and South.
To be referred you must be aged 18 or above and registered with a GP in Sheffield.
Please note that we do not offer personal care so anyone referred to us must have a level of functioning to cope with daily living skills, and must have capacity.
You can take a look at our service eligibility and selection criteria by clicking here.
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