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    Supported Living Service run by The Fremantle Trust secures Outstanding rating

    Supported Living Service run by The Fremantle Trust secures Outstanding rating

    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated The Fremantle Trust’s Milton Keynes Supported Living Service as Outstanding. The service enables 107 people with learning disabilities to live as independently as possible and was praised by the Regulator for its ‘empowering and empathetic attitude to support people’s personal development.’ Managed by Lorraine McGinley since 2008, when […]

    23rd May 2018 | By | Reply More
    CMG Hosts Event To Drive Up Quality

    CMG Hosts Event To Drive Up Quality

    CMG, a leading provider of residential care and supported living services for people with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, and this month hosted its annual Driving Up Quality event, as it continues to lead the way in providing high-quality care provision in the sector.   The Driving Up Quality event was attended by 113 […]

    8th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Supported living service gives young man a new lease of life

    Supported living service gives young man a new lease of life

    A young man with learning difficulties is enjoying a new lease of life after moving to a supported living service near King’s Lynn.   Since Mark Lowman – who is 27 and has learning difficulties – relocated from a service on the opposite side of town in February, he is ‘a different man’ according to […]

    25th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    No more of the ‘Same old, same old’ as Amyleigh makes a difference in social care

    No more of the ‘Same old, same old’ as Amyleigh makes a difference in social care

    A woman who gave up a job as a beautician to pursue a career in the care sector has been named Learner of the Year through an apprenticeship scheme funded by the Welsh government.   Amyleigh Normanton started work as a support worker for the Regard Group in 2008 and has since obtained four QCF diplomas […]

    5th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care Management Group wins top award for best employee

    Care Management Group wins top award for best employee

    Care Management Group (CMG) is celebrating, after it was named winner of a prestigious Skills For Care Accolade award – recognising its commitment to providing high-quality support to its Home Managers.   CMG, the leading provider of residential care and supported living services for people with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, was crowned winner […]

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    £100,000 windfall for society providing specialist care

    £100,000 windfall for society providing specialist care

    A Sussex society providing specialist residential and home care for elderly people has received an unexpected £100,000 windfall. Abbeyfield Ferring Society was presented with the substantial donation following the solvent liquidation of care home and sheltered accommodation provider Careways Trust. The society, part of the international Abbeyfield network, runs the Cornwall House residential home and […]

    26th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Tenant engagement shortlisting for supported housing provider

    Tenant engagement shortlisting for supported housing provider

    Sanctuary Supported Living (SSL) has been shortlisted for the Tpas Awards 2018, following its adoption of a ‘Family and Friends Test’ for gathering service feedback.   The national care and support provider ranks among the contenders for the Excellence in Engagement – Supported Housing (Central Region) category, which looks to showcase examples of organisations involving […]

    26th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care provider Adjuvo turns around ailing Bradford scheme for people with varying support needs

    Care provider Adjuvo turns around ailing Bradford scheme for people with varying support needs

    Sutton House, a 30-bedroom scheme for people with varying support needs has received an overall “good” rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) just months after care and support provider Adjuvo took over the management of support. When Adjuvo took over the scheme in Dick Lane, Tyersal, Bradford, in June 2017, the last CQC report […]

    23rd March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Eden Futures recognises the value of apprentices

    Eden Futures recognises the value of apprentices

    A national supported living provider supported National Apprenticeship Week this year by recognising and celebrating the organisations vital apprentices.   Eden Futures, with support from training provider Lifetime Training, is using the 11th week long national campaign to raise awareness of its current and former apprentices.   With over 1,100 employees, apprenticeships form an integral part of […]

    19th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Bield resident war veteran awarded France’s highest honour

    Bield resident war veteran awarded France’s highest honour

    A 94-year-old Linlithgow pensioner has been awarded one of the highest military honours by the French government. Thomas Gilmour, who served as a Commando during the Second World War, has been given the rank of Chevalier in “l’Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur”, which translates as The National Order of the Legion of Honour, in recognition […]

    19th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Nottingham domiciliary care service is rated Outstanding by CQC

    Nottingham domiciliary care service is rated Outstanding by CQC

    The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Nottingham Supported Living to be Outstanding following an inspection in January.   This service which is run by Voyage 1 Limited provides care and support for up to 13 people living in six supported living settings in and around Nottinghamshire and an additional […]

    1st March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Supported living provider launches rebrand at annual awards evening

    Supported living provider launches rebrand at annual awards evening

    Eden Futures is celebrating the launch of its recent rebrand, which was announced at its annual Staff Awards ceremony. The organisation, which provides person centred care, support and enablement for people with disabilities and support needs, has launched a distinctive brand image which incorporates an improved website and updated visions and values. The new look […]

    1st March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Fire damaged farm undergoes multi-million investment to become specialist supported living space

    Fire damaged farm undergoes multi-million investment to become specialist supported living space

    An historic 400-year-old Manchester farm building which was badly damaged in an arson attack has risen from the ashes to provide homes for people with learning disabilities.   Salford-based specialist social care developer Fairhome Group Plc and Greater Manchester-based care provider Zeno Ltd have spent more than two years working in partnership with Manchester City […]

    26th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    CQC rates Nottingham supported living DCA as Outstanding

    CQC rates Nottingham supported living DCA as Outstanding

    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have released a draft report rating Voyage Care’s Nottingham Supported Living DCA as Outstanding.   The community support hub supports individuals with learning disabilities and autism in their own homes throughout Nottinghamshire. This new rating takes Voyage Care to a total of 4 Outstanding ratings by CQC and an average […]

    22nd February 2018 | By | Reply More
    New ‘Home-From-Home’ Supported Living Service in Rochdale

    New ‘Home-From-Home’ Supported Living Service in Rochdale

    A young woman with mental health issues who has just moved into a newly-opened supported living service near Rochdale is so delighted with her placement that she has written a poem about it.   Twenty-year-old Ceejae’s new home, Fairway, is a much-needed new supported living service for women with learning disabilities and mental health needs. […]

    23rd January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Scales tipped for success for football-mad Ben

    Scales tipped for success for football-mad Ben

    A care service in Neston, Cheshire, is supporting a young man to lose weight by helping him to improve his cooking skills and to do more exercise.   Ben Harling, 29, who has Down’s syndrome, and lives at Manor Barn supported living service, is steadily losing the pounds, and hopes to hit his target weight […]

    16th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    HPC announces sale of Gloucestershire learning and physical disability specialist service

    HPC announces sale of Gloucestershire learning and physical disability specialist service

    Specialist healthcare property consultant HPC has announced the sale of a group of registered care homes and supported living units in Gloucestershire, providing accommodation for adults with learning and physical disabilities. The company has confirmed the sale of the entire issued share capital in Access Housing Limited, which owns and operates subsidiary company Chosen Care […]

    15th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    CQC find the quality of Nottingham supported living service ‘Outstanding’

    CQC find the quality of Nottingham supported living service ‘Outstanding’

    The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Reach Housing & Enablement Services Limited in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, to be Outstanding following an inspection in November.       This service provides care and support to people living in ‘supported living’ settings, so that they can live in their own […]

    12th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Heathcotes announce new development plans across the UK

    Heathcotes announce new development plans across the UK

    Heathcotes Group is increasing its capacity to provide a full care pathway for service users with plans to establish independent supported living accommodation in every region.   The first of a series of new developments will commence this month with the construction of supported living apartments in Nottingham and Leicester for service users who no […]

    5th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Warm welcome for new residents to supported living accommodation

    Warm welcome for new residents to supported living accommodation

    Relocating to brand new supported living accommodation gave cause for celebration to Elinor Gunz and Janet Bird, and they were even more delighted when they were presented with personalised welcome hampers courtesy of their care-provider, the Regard Group. Sandie Foxall-Smith, CEO of Regard, said: “Moving into a new home is such a big event, we’ve […]

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