Keystones Mental Health Support Services

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Our Support Network and Community

There are a range of services on offer as part of the placement at Keystones, particularly for those that struggle to access the community independantly. These include ;



Our own Psychotherapist has one to one sessions available for Service Users living at Keystones houses and flats.


Art Therapy

For the creative minded we have an Art Room stocked with creative materials. Art Therapy Groups and 1:1's are faciliated by our Art Psychotherapist. 


Photo Therapy

Offered one-to-one from a staff member specially trained in photography and psychotherapy.


mindfulness Group

This group is run weekly and incorporates various mindfulness methods.


Trips & Holidays

Social and educational trips throughout Bristol and the UK are run by staff, for those who wish to explore and get out more. We have run a number of successful holidays in the U.K and abroad.


Pool Group

This is run weekly in a local pub with staff support. Regular tournaments are also held.


Working Together

Keystones are a multidisciplinary team which meets daily to ensure clear communication, and a collaborative joined up approach. We also value working with NHS Teams, Social Workers and other Mental Health Professionals.


Walking Group

Various group walks in and around Bristol each Friday.

Drama Group

Drama Group

This fun and sociable group runs weekly with creative guidance and tuition from a staff member with qualifications in drama therapy.

Expressive Writing

Expressive Writing and Art Therapy

 Offered in 1:1 sessions or in groups by our in house psychotherapist.

Care Plan

Care Plan

Staff will specifically focus on the goals and areas agreed in the care plan. Service users will receive regular one to one care/support working on their personal goals identified in the care plan and ongoing internal reviews.


House Meetings

All residents and the staff representative attend weekly house meetings where issues, concerns and ideas regarding the house can be raised.



Help finding suitable courses or training is on offer. We are close to City of Bristol College and there are great transport links to other Venues. 



For those who are ready to engage in some form of work, support is provided in finding suitable opportunities and applying for roles. 

Key Workers

Key Worker Sessions

All service users will be given a keyworker who they feel comfortable working with. This staff member will offer consistent keyworker sessions during the week.

Therapeutic Sessions

Therapeutic Sessions

Staff will invite service users to become involved in a number of therapeutic activities and offer emotional support where needed.



Full support and assistance in maintaining the maximum benefit entitlement is available. Staff can assist and monitor all benefit claims.



Support and assistance is offered with budgeting for those who require help in this area. Budgeting forms, saving schemes, shopping trips etc are offered for those who wish to develop their budgeting skills.


Domestic areas and Hygiene

Residents are expected to perform simple domestic tasks as part of shared living, and are supported by staff with this.

Service User Involvement

Service user views, opinions and ideas are valuable and crucial for continuously improving the service we offer. There are many opportunities to communicate thoughts and feelings regarding the service.



We run a weekly dossette box system which works very well and allows staff to monitor and prompt with medication where required. For those who need more assistance, staff can observe service users taking their medication daily.


Daily Monitoring of Mental Health

We build a trusting rapport with Service Users and get to know everyone. This helps staff to understand Service Users care and support needs, symptoms and early warning signs, and signpost for extra support when needed. 




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