Our outstanding healthcare professionals have an excellent track record of providing flexible, high-quality, person-centred care. Focused on rehabilitation and support, our aim is to reach positive outcomes in the most effective manner. Respecting people for their uniqueness and providing individualised care to meet their needs.
A range of different care options are available depending on the needs of the individual. We have also created a helpful article which helps to explain different types of care and mental health support options. However, for personalised advice tailored to either your needs or the needs of a loved one, we recommend you contact us for a friendly, no-obligation chat.
The Butterfly’s supported living care service is often the first step when helping those with a mental health condition. Our carers visit the homes of people who need our help and support them through daily living.
People who require this type of support feel more comfortable in their own homes. Our supported living service allows for independence but with professional support providing whatever care they need.
At Butterfly’s we have various supported living services across Essex for those with mental health conditions to offer the help and care that they need to manage their condition and live life to the fullest.
Good mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of mental illness. It is a positive state of mind and body, feeling safe and able to cope, with a sense of connection with people, communities and the wider environment - NHS.
From the perspective of positive psychology or holism, mental health may include an individual's ability to enjoy life and create a balance between life activities and efforts to achieve psychological resilience.
At Butterfly’s we have various supported living and other care services for those with mental health conditions. We offer the help and care that they need to manage their condition and live life to the fullest.
A mental illness or mental health disorder diagnosis means that you have been recognised as having a condition that affects the way you think, behave or interact with other people. The spectrum of mental health conditions is vast and treatment can vary from therapy to medication to supported living.
We understand that despite a generic diagnosis, every person will have individual symptoms, coping mechanisms and triggers and therefore should be treated as such. Some of the mental illnesses we can help with are;
It is important to note that these are not the only mental health conditions we can offer support with and we are always very happy to chat if you would like to discuss your specific needs.
Butterfly’s offers a range of supported living and other care services in Essex, all of which are tailored to the individual’s needs.
We have several dedicated supported living accommodations across the county. These include an annexe on-site at our Braintree care home location and a 4-bedroom bungalow off-site.
In Colchester, we have two off-site supported living premises. All of our supported living sites have a team of fully trained staff providing the care you require from the minute you move in.
We are also registered for the following group of care conditions and are approved by the Care Quality Commission;
For those with mental health conditions, we often recommend supported living. We have a number of reasons for this.
Suffering from mental health issues can leave a person feeling very vulnerable and supported living can provide that reassuring support that they might struggle to get in their own home. With supported living, an individual will be;
Empowered to live life the way they want to in a safe environment.
Supported by our fully trained staff who will provide the care they need when they need it.
Encouraged to break down the barriers that a mental health condition has built up.
Reassured by living in a shared supported living space, if they so chose. They will have the opportunity to socialise with people in similar circumstances to them which can be very reassuring.
Focused on themselves. Without the responsibilities of daily life and the distractions of running a home, it is possible to focus fully on managing the symptoms of a condition
We are incredibly proud of the level of care we offer from our highly professional, family-run care group. Since 2004 we have been caring for, getting to know and learning from our clients. We offer:
A team of fully trained, highly qualified carers.
Continuity of care from our local sites and by never using agency carers. We know how important it is to see a friendly, familiar face!
An online portal to allow families to feel part of their loved one’s care and view notes.
The freedom to talk to us and give us feedback. We value any suggestions that will improve our care packages even further.