When Futures Care were approached to provide a community placement, Brian had been an impatient in a Mental Health hospital for a number of years. Brian experiences high levels of anxiety and can display aggression towards others that put himself and others at risk of harm.
To support his community placement, robust Positive Behaviour Support Plans have been put in place which aid Brian in maintaining relationships with staff through strong professional boundaries and excellent communication. Staff communicate with Brian calmly, using simple simple language that is easy for Brian to understand and follow. This straight forward approach helps to reduce Brian’s anxiety.
Staff support Brian in his everyday life, helping him to manage his high anxieties which result from his Mental Health difficulties. Staff working with Brian are skilled in how to engage him proactively and positively, aiding him in his reintroduction to the community and helping him to take realistic and achievable steps towards his goal of greater independence.
The individual’s name has been changed to respect their confidentiality