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Housing service supports Watford teenagers turn lives around with employment skills

Housing service supports Watford teenagers turn lives around with employment skills

Two Watford teenagers have positive stories to share to marking the United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day held on Saturday 15th July. For Katie (17 years’ old) and Maija (17 years’ old), their lives are being transformed through access to key employment skills. After a difficult start in life, both girls are now supported by […]

25th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Precious Homes’ new community residential service launched in Birmingham

Precious Homes’ new community residential service launched in Birmingham

On the 7th June Professor Martin Green launched the first of three ‘tiered’ community residential and supported living services with social enterprise based in Kings Heath, Birmingham. Precious Homes provide high quality, community based support and bespoke environments for adults and young people (16+ years) with autism spectrum condition, learning disabilities, mental health needs and […]

15th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Disabled children can toilet with dignity and improved hygiene with the latest offering from Clos-o-Mat

Disabled children can toilet with dignity and improved hygiene with the latest offering from Clos-o-Mat

Disabled children can toilet with dignity and improved hygiene with the latest offering from Clos-o-Mat.   The UK’s leading supplier of toileting aids for the disabled has developed a bespoke clip-on version of the innovative Rifton Hygiene & Toileting System (HTS), enabling the seat to be used with Clos-o-Mat’s Palma Vita wash & dry toilet. […]

19th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Service for care leavers will continue after contract win

Service for care leavers will continue after contract win

A Birmingham service that has been supporting care leavers for 15 years will continue to run after successfully tendering to provide services for at least the next two years.   The Holdings, managed by housing association Bournville Village Trust, will continue to provide accommodation and support to young care leavers in the Midlands.   Since […]

2nd February 2017 | By | Reply More
New Autism Community Service opened by Newham Councillor

New Autism Community Service opened by Newham Councillor

On the 23rd September 2016 local Councillor Aleen Alarice officially opened a new community residential service for young people and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and complex needs in Newham. The service, Phoenix House, is managed by Independent Care Provider Precious Homes and has been designed to support individuals with ASD and complex needs […]

19th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Christie Finance secures Young Futures care home

Christie Finance secures Young Futures care home

Specialist commercial finance broker, Christie Finance has assisted the Young Futures organisation by finding funding for its latest facility in Battersea. Young Futures needed help sourcing funding to complete their new supported living home for vulnerable young women in the care of local authorities in Battersea, London. Christie Finance was eager to help utilising their […]

12th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Liverpool hosts youth mental health conference

Liverpool hosts youth mental health conference

Leading experts have come together in Liverpool to discuss a solution to the growing mental health crisis in the UK.   One in ten young people now suffer from a mental health disorder but only 14% received appropriate care in crisis.*   Organisations including Young Minds, Big Lottery Fund and leading GPs attended a conference […]

7th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Care service to help vulnerable people gets six-star inspection report

Care service to help vulnerable people gets six-star inspection report

A service which helps vulnerable homeless people maintain tenancies and lead independent lives has been awarded the highest grades by inspectors.   Loretto Care services in South Lanarkshire received a six-star excellent rating from the Care Inspectorate.   Inspections were carried out by the independent regulator at the Young Persons Intensive Outreach and the Carlisle […]

22nd March 2016 | By | Reply More
Contract to provide Tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services awarded to partnership

Contract to provide Tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services awarded to partnership

Contract for Riverside Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services is awarded to a Partnership between Avon and Wiltshire Partnership NHS Trust and The Huntercombe Group. NHS England (South) has awarded the contract to provide Tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) to a unique NHS and independent sector partnership. The partners are Avon […]

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