At Real Life Options we appreciate how important family input can be when helping develop a support plan that’s right for people.
Making decisions together means that everyone who knows the people we support can contribute to activities and planned outcomes which encourage wellbeing and fulfilment. For people who have greater independence and a lower level of support needs, we match staff with similar interests to help them achieve their goals, maintain their independence and grow in confidence. For others who require greater support, we build community connections and engage in activities that appeal to and stimulate the senses.
Support can be provided from people’s own homes or at a day service or educational venue, within a supported living context or a residential setting. Support is always personalised and varies hugely, with no two days being the same.
Our support staff are complemented by Real Life volunteers, who offer their time to enhance the support received and are fully trained, vetted and committed to helping people to live a full and meaningful life.
"I love working with my teams to identify how we can improve what we do to enrich the lives of the people we support. We have staff who are always willing to go that extra mile to ensure that we provide the best services possible."
Service Manager, Falkirk
“I like how my staff have known me for a long time and know how I like to be supported. I like to be encouraged to live independently."
Fay from Glasgow
"Good support plans mean people get good consistency of care and that is so important to people who need routine."
A staff member from Yorkshire
“My son is happy there; doing lots of activities; in his garden, playing football, working at the furniture project and at the moment someone is teaching him to fish. He has learned a whole host of new skills with Real Life Options.”
A relative of a person we support from Angus
“I like my staff who support me to live in my house.”
Tommy from Glasgow