My Life – My Service

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At My Life, we are dedicated to helping you to live your life – your way. We want to celebrate who you are and help you to use all your talents.
We recognise your disability but we also see your abilities and believe you are a valuable citizen who has a voice just like everyone else.
We want to promote, enable and empower you and our other residents to live as independently as possible, safely with positive risk-taking opportunities.
We will recognise and provide supports that you require with sensitivity, compassion and with the highest quality delivery of care.
All of our houses are located in the north east. Each one is homely and in the heart of a local community.
Your service will be built around your needs and be personalised to you.
We help you to make choices and we will always respect what you wish to do in a way that supports you to live your life, your way.
We will help you to play your part in the local community, by doing the things that make you happy and fulfilled.
Whatever the complexities of your needs, we believe that you have a right to experience opportunities and to be supported in your goals.

My Goals

My Life will help you to:

  • Develop your physical, social and emotional life to the full
  • Identify your personal goals and help and support you to achieve them
  • Achieve empowerment over every aspect of your life by listening to you and helping you to flourish
  • Enjoy a fulfilling, loving and homely safe environment
  • Live life to the full through the expression of your own abilities and gifts
  • Express your own view more fully or speak through an advocate

My Family

At My Life we want to make your transition as smooth as possible.
Your family and friends become part of the My Life family, and will play an important part in your life in the house.
This is your home and your family and friends are welcome as often as you wish, and at any time.

My Team

Day-to-day living at My Life is all about supporting you.
The dedicated team will get to know you, in the same way that you will get to know them.
As you grow in the house, we will ensure that there is an interesting and varied choice of activities for you.
Let us know what you like to read, watch, listen to, where you like to go and what you like to do.

My Surroundings

Your new home will be a modern bungalow with a beautiful garden, which is close to shops and all amenities.
Your bedroom will be decorated as you want it with all your favourite things.
There is a comfortable sitting room where you can relax with your family and friends at any time.
You will enjoy your favourite food, at times that suit you.

My Community

Your house will be close to shops, places to eat and drink, libraries and community amenities.
We will support your social life, your working life and encourage your hobbies and interests.
Many residents remain in their chosen day care service and we are there to help you with this.

My Rights

At My Life we are committed to providing high-quality, safe care.
We never forget that you have:

  • The right to a fulfilling life in the community
  • The right to be treated as an individual
  • The right to help and support in developing your maximum potential