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Discovery of old friends makes for a ‘smilier’ Rachel

Discovery of old friends makes for a ‘smilier’ Rachel

For Kent woman Rachel Fuller, life has just taken a turn for the better since she’s been reunited with long-standing family friends.   Rachel (29), who has learning difficulties and complex health needs, lives at a residential home in Strood run by Regard, the fourth largest private specialist care-provider in the UK.   Andy Jupp, […]

May 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Supported Living team scoop Housing Solutions’ Best Kept Garden Award

Supported Living team scoop Housing Solutions’ Best Kept Garden Award

Tenants and members of the team at Weedon Road Supported Living in Aylesbury demonstrated their green-fingered talent by winning the Best Kept Garden Award in Housing Solutions’ debut Supported Housing gardening competition. Aylesbury Supported Living is run by local learning disability service and charity, The Fremantle Trust. With some keen gardeners among the tenants at […]

November 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Support worker talks about caring for older people with learning disabilities

Support worker talks about caring for older people with learning disabilities

Award-winning support worker Hema Abeyatunge from Hounslow was invited to address a major international conference of healthcare professionals on Growing Older with a Learning Disability.   Hema who works at Chertsey Road, a residential care home managed by Regard in Twickenham made a presentation at the 2015 BILD Ageing Well Research and Practice conference in Birmingham in […]

December 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
All party support gained for the preservation of the vocational volunteer co-worker model at Botton village

All party support gained for the preservation of the vocational volunteer co-worker model at Botton village

An Early Day Motion – No 249 – filed this Parliamentary session which supports the preservation of the proven Shared Living Community model at the Botton community for the learning disabled near Whitby has won support from over 35 MPs drawn from every UK political party. The EDM calls for Camphill Village Trust management to […]

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Awards Success for Community Integrated Care

Awards Success for Community Integrated Care

Community Integrated Care was proud to pick up a prestigious award at the Laing Buisson Awards, held at London’s Lancaster Hotel – as well as being shortlisted in two further categories. Spencers Villa, a supported living service for three young men with autism, picked up the Autism Spectrum Service Award, celebrating their commitment to person-centredness […]

November 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Cardiff Support Worker wins top care award

Cardiff Support Worker wins top care award

A support worker from Cardiff nominated for her devotion to her service users has scooped a top national award for her work with adults with learning disabilities and complex needs.   Vicky Bailey, Senior Support Worker at a house in Talworth Street, Cardiff, run by care provider Regard, has won gold in the Supported Living […]

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