Complex needs, including behaviours that challenge

Achieve Together provides personalised care and support to people with complex needs including behaviours that challenge, learning and physical disabilities, health needs including epilepsy, mental health needs including personality disorder, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia and emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Many of the people we support with behaviours that challenge have endured a number of placement breakdowns and hospital admissions before choosing us. They may, at times, exhibit physically and/or verbally aggressive and/or self-injurious behaviour.

Achieve together appropriately safeguards people with complex emotional and behavioural difficulties whilst supporting them to exercise full choice and control using pro-active and positive means of managing behaviours that challenge, including pro-active risk management. We use clear, multi-agency risk assessments and strategies and high levels of supervision, where required, to facilitate inclusion.

Achieve together believes that all behaviour is meaningful and a form of communication. Positive behaviour is most likely to occur if a person has a good quality of life and can:

  • Communicate their basic needs, choices and preferences
  • Do enough of the right type of activities for them
  • Have quality relationships with friends, family and support staff
  • Maintain good health and a healthy lifestyle
  • Work towards and achieve aspirations
  • Develop new skills and independence
  • Have a living environment that meets their physical, sensory and social needs
  • Reduce restrictive interventions including physical interventions and psychotropic medications

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