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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 […]

4th January 2018 | By | Reply More
Obese? Time to get the right support in the bathroom

Obese? Time to get the right support in the bathroom

Whenever there’s discussion about obesity, it inevitably focuses on people’s need to lose weight. Never is their ability to live daily life debated. Yet being of large body mass has a huge impact on one’s ability to undertake things ‘normal-sized’ people take for granted- including going to the toilet. Changing a few things about the […]

3rd January 2018 | By | Reply More
Leicester supported living service rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

Leicester supported living service rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Community Integrated Care, Leicester Regional Office, to be Outstanding following an inspection in October. Community Integrated Care, Leicester Regional Office, provides personal care services to people living in supported living accommodation across Leicestershire. At the time of our inspection 26 people were using […]

2nd January 2018 | By | Reply More
Bield resident remembers fellow veterans on Remembrance Sunday

Bield resident remembers fellow veterans on Remembrance Sunday

AN 86-YEAR-OLD from Glasgow recently remembered his fellow veterans on Remembrance Sunday in George Square. Private Andrew Glassford, a tenant at Bield’s Loch Laidon Court development served in the 1st Battalion Black Watch in both Korea and Kenya between 1952 and 1954. Originally a joiner, Private Glassford had to abandon his post as he was […]

4th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Supported living service for learning disability care gets an ‘outstanding’ report from CQC

Supported living service for learning disability care gets an ‘outstanding’ report from CQC

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Consummate Care Ltd, in Kettering, to be Outstanding following an inspection in August. Consummate Care provides supported living to people with learning disabilities in their own homes in Northamptonshire. At the time of our inspection there were 12 people receiving care. Inspectors found […]

22nd November 2017 | By | Reply More
Gloucestershire supported living service officially accredited by the National Autistic Society

Gloucestershire supported living service officially accredited by the National Autistic Society

Supported living provider Eden Futures is celebrating after its Gloucestershire service was officially accredited by the National Autistic Society (NAS).   The Autism Accreditation programme provides an autism-specific quality assurance for organisations throughout the UK and across the world, by providing a unified standard of excellence and systematic framework for continuous self-examination and development. It […]

13th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Award winner makes a difference

Award winner makes a difference

Plymouth City Council’s ‘best newcomer to care’ award winner Enamul Hoque is helping transform the life of an individual with a learning disability to access the community and to gain more confidence. Enamul (known as Nams), 26, who previously worked as a call centre trainer, was encouraged to consider a job in the care industry by a […]

6th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Eden Futures opens doors to new supported living scheme in Nottinghamshire

Eden Futures opens doors to new supported living scheme in Nottinghamshire

Eden Futures opens its doors to new supported living scheme in Ollerton, with a successful information open day. Beamish Court Apartments, located in Darwin Drive, welcomed stakeholders and members of the public to find out more about the crucial services that will be offered at the recently opened scheme.   In partnership with Trinity Housing […]

6th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Black History Month celebrated by Care Management Group

Black History Month celebrated by Care Management Group

In celebration of Black History Month this October, service users, staff, friends and family of Care Management Group (CMG) joined together for a fifth year of celebrations, marking the special event with traditional food, song and dance. Taking place at Imber Court in East Molesey, Surrey, over 200 guests attended the celebrations, alongside Guest of […]

31st October 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC find Norfolk supported living service is rated Outstanding

CQC find Norfolk supported living service is rated Outstanding

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Dimensions East Anglia, to be Outstanding following an inspection in August.  Dimensions East Anglia provides supported living and personal care for people with complex learning disabilities. At the time of our inspection, 178 people were using the service.   Inspectors found staff were […]

27th October 2017 | By | Reply More
New extra care scheme opens its doors in Peterborough

New extra care scheme opens its doors in Peterborough

Lapwing Apartments has opened its doors to welcome its first residents following completion of the £9 million new development in Orton Brimbles. The 54 apartment extra care scheme, provided by Cross Keys Homes, is exclusively for over 55s providing community living with on-site care support, offering the perfect balance of independence and peace of mind. […]

26th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Precious Homes officially open latest state-of-the-art care services and social enterprise

Precious Homes officially open latest state-of-the-art care services and social enterprise

Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive of Care England, a representative body for independent social care services in the UK, joined Health and Social Care professionals, local schools, colleges and support groups, people supported, carers, friends and relatives and the Precious Homes team on 18th October 2017 for guided tours around the state-of-the-art new services and social […]

25th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Seventy year olds zest for life sets a shining example

Seventy year olds zest for life sets a shining example

She may have turned 70 earlier this year, but Christine Anstey is showing no signs of slowing down, providing a shining example of how a positive approach can lead to a happier life. Christine, who has a moderate learning disability, hearing impairment and a severe spinal condition, lives at Tolworth Park Road in Surbiton, a […]

6th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Chief Financial Officer appointed at supported living provider Eden Futures

Chief Financial Officer appointed at supported living provider Eden Futures

Eden Futures, a leading UK operator of supported living services for people with learning disabilities, enduring mental health conditions, and autistic spectrum disorders, has announced the appointment of Andy Dean as Chief Financial Officer.   Andy brings a great deal of experience in the care sector having worked previously at Craegmoor, and more recently as […]

26th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Sanctuary Supported Living secure mental health services in Cambridgeshire

Sanctuary Supported Living secure mental health services in Cambridgeshire

Sanctuary Supported Living (SSL) has secured a contract to deliver mental health services in Cambridgeshire following an agreement with Cambridgeshire County Council worth more than £1m a year. The national housing, care and support provider will be delivering a combination of supported housing services and floating support directly to clients in the community.   The […]

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