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Family Mosaic Acquired Brain Injury supported housing Colchester

Location and Contact details

22 East Bay

Telephone: 01268 498500

Type of organisation

  • Private Company Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service
supported housing

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Dec 6, 2011

Further Details

Family Mosaic have two supported housing schemes - comprising of 8 1bed bungalows in Colchester and 8 1 bed flats in Thundersley, Benfleet.
Aims of the Schemes:
Each scheme has a staff team to support people to achieve the following:
> Maintaining a independent tenancy
> Increase in social and daily living skills
> Understanding their own finances
> General life skills
> Access to support networks and the community
> Links into training and employment opportunities
> Increase self esteem, confidence and achieve a sense of personal fulfilment
> Good health and well being

The purpose of the supported housing schemes is to provide housing with support to enable clients to gain independent living skills.
An important objective of the service is to empower each person living in the scheme by granting as much security of tenure as possible, and by ensuring that each individual has full tenancy status and the rights and obligations this entails.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Community support no no no yes
Family Support no no no yes
Information no no no yes
Leisure Activities no no no yes
Support Workers no no no yes
Supported Housing no no no yes
Vocational Support no no no yes
Voluntary Activity no no no yes
National = country wide, Regional = offering a service within 150 miles, Local = offering a service within 50 miles

This service adheres to the following Regulatory Frameworks / is affiliated to the following bodies:

Referrals can be made by

GP no
Consultant no
Healthcare Professional no
Self/Advocate/Family yes
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager yes

How are services paid for?

yes Publicly funded - individually commissioned
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS noyesno
Social Care Services noyesno
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services noyesno

- supporting people funding

Typical duration that a service is offered

Support to maintain accommodation, to assist in regaining independent living skills with the aim of moving onto independent accommodation

This Service was mapped by Eastern Region ABI. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here


[Code 75]
Patient description
Medically stable, requiring supportive environment/accommodation, able to actively participate with and benefit from therapy. Will include spectrum of initial severity of injury with a small minority derived from Code 05 category

Residential Care/Supported Housing

Description of rehabilitation input
Retraining and enablement in day-to-day domestic and community-based tasks in a non-hospital, home-like environment, aimed at community re-integration/ inclusion by enhancing independence, wellbeing, & assist return to work/ education. In collaboration with Social Services, neuropsychiatry, voluntary and statutory services. Help for family/carers in supporting the person in these roles, and with identifying statutory support available.

This service is defined by the NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) codes as:

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

No Data for NMDS

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