Supporting people towards independence

Our philosophy is to maximise the potential for independence of each individual, helping people to lead fulfilling lives within the home, workplace and community.

Overview

The Oaklea Trust is a charitable organisation whose sole purpose is to give vulnerable people the opportunity to live and work as independently as possible within their community.

What support can Oaklea provide?

Everyone is different and we understand that. So whoever you are, and whatever your circumstances, we can provide support that meets your needs:

  • Managing money, benefits and budgeting
  • Visiting the doctor and medical appointments
  • Taking part in sports and activities
  • Meeting up with your friends
  • Advice on equipment that can make life easier
  • Going shopping
  • Preparing meals for yourself and others
  • Help around the home and looking after where you live
  • Going to social events and making new friends
  • Your health and taking medicines
  • Days out and going on holiday
  • Going to college and further training
  • Finding a job and going to work
  • Personal care

Oaklea can provide the levels of support required to help you be as independent as you want.

My Life My Choices

At Oaklea, the name we give to the plan which describes how we will support you is called My Life, My Choices.

My Life, My Choices includes:

  • Personal Care
  • Healthcare and Medication
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Practical and Financial
  • Social Support

It ensures you benefit from choice and control over your daily life and provides you with the opportunities to develop your personal skills, be healthy and receive support or care as and when you require.

Using My Life, My Choices, we will look to achieve positive outcomes with you, such as:

  • Your economic wellbeing
  • Making sure you are safe and secure
  • Maintaining your health and wellbeing
  • Helping you to be active in your community
  • Enabling you to enjoy life and achieve your aims

You, or your chosen representative, will be asked to take part in putting this plan together. Both you and Oaklea will have a copy of your My Life, My Choices plan.

The My Life My Choices framework is owned by the customer and reviews of the content held as a minimum annually or earlier if significant change or on the request of the customer or their representative.

Want to find out more?

Our Customer Advice Team are always on hand to help advise on the ways we can support you, a friend or a member of your family. Simply call us on 01539 735 025 and one of our friendly and experienced team will talk you though the options available.

Would you like to find out more? We can call you back.

Simply provide us a few details and we’ll call you at a time to suit you.

When is the best time for us to call you?

Contact us.

HEAD OFFICE
Oaklea Trust
48 Stramongate
Kendal LA9 4BD

Telephone. 01539 735 025
Email. enquiries@oakleatrust.co.uk

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