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    When Garry Met Sally…the dog

    When Garry Met Sally…the dog

    A Care Worker at a Worcester based supported living company has enabled a service user and his pet to stay together in their own home after ‘em-barking’ on a firm friendship with Sally the dog. Garry, a Care Worker at Radis Community Care, struck up a bond with Sally after providing support to her human […]

    9th January 2019 | By | Reply More
    Shrewsbury-based choir spreads seasonal joy in the guise of Regard’s Christmas e-card

    Shrewsbury-based choir spreads seasonal joy in the guise of Regard’s Christmas e-card

    A Shrewsbury-based choir whose performances focus on signing rather than singing is sharing the spirit of the season with their recording of Christmas Alphabet. The fun festive video, which can be viewed below is December’s most popular feature on the home page of care-provider Regard’s website and is also spreading seasonal joy in the guise […]

    24th December 2018 | By | Reply More
    Construction commences on the Royal National Institute of Blind People’s site in Redhill

    Construction commences on the Royal National Institute of Blind People’s site in Redhill

    Construction has commenced on the Royal National Institute of Blind People’s (RNIB) residential site in Redhill. The scheme will provide RNIB with specialised accommodation for up to 50 residents as well as 77 luxury new homes for sale on the open market. The completed development will include the refurbishment of the Grade II Listed Tudor […]

    7th December 2018 | By | Reply More
    Supported Living provider accolade at esteemed LaingBuisson awards

    Supported Living provider accolade at esteemed LaingBuisson awards

    A national supported living provider has won the Supported Living accolade at the prestigious LaingBuisson Awards 2018 ceremony.   Eden Futures was up against nine other supported living providers but impressed the awards judges with their organisational attitude, approach and goals and their key accomplishments over the past 12 months.   One of these key […]

    21st November 2018 | By | Reply More
    Warrington supported living service welcomes its first tenants

    Warrington supported living service welcomes its first tenants

    A new supported living service run by Eden Futures in Warrington has welcomed its first tenants this week.   They have each moved into a specialist apartment designed to provide a supported living service for people with a learning disability or mental health need who require an alternative to residential care provision. The new service […]

    14th November 2018 | By | Reply More
    First resident moves into Scunthorpe Supported Living scheme

    First resident moves into Scunthorpe Supported Living scheme

    A new supported living service run by Eden Futures in North Lincolnshire has welcomed its first resident last week.   *Kelly moved into one of the eight specialist apartments that have been designed to provide a supported living service for people who require an alternative to residential care provision and with a learning disability or […]

    9th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    North East charity celebrates after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ from CQC

    North East charity celebrates after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ from CQC

    North East charity The Avalon Group are celebrating after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This award recognises the leadership of the team and is a vote of confidence in the management and delivery of our services across the region. By being awarded an ‘Outstanding’ quality as part of the CQC assessment […]

    19th September 2018 | By | Reply More
    Supported living provider achieves goal of 100% ‘Good’ CQC ratings

    Supported living provider achieves goal of 100% ‘Good’ CQC ratings

    Eden Futures, a national supported living provider, has achieved ‘Good’ CQC ratings across all of its 12 services that support 167 services across the country.   In every service, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) conducted inspections across the five Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOE) – ‘Safe’, ‘Effective’, ‘Caring’, ‘Responsive’ and ‘Well led’. Not only was […]

    24th August 2018 | By | Reply More
    Brighton Disability Pride Role For Arden House Volunteers

    Brighton Disability Pride Role For Arden House Volunteers

    Members of a supported living service in Brighton volunteered their help to make sure celebration-goers stayed hydrated at this year’s Disability Pride event. Staff members and four people who live at Arden House in Preston Park, which supports people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs,  greeted visitors and running a watering station at the […]

    27th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    The UK is failing to plan housing for a rapidly-ageing population

    The UK is failing to plan housing for a rapidly-ageing population

    THE country is failing to plan enough homes for the UK’s rapidly-ageing population, new research reveals. ‘Solutions to an age old problem’ from national planning and development consultancy Lichfields finds only 16 out of the 149 Local Plans it reviewed have identified a specific requirement for older people’s housing. Out of these, only six have […]

    25th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    CMG boosts budding entrepreneurs with a ‘Dragon’s Den’s style event

    CMG boosts budding entrepreneurs with a ‘Dragon’s Den’s style event

    CMG, the leading provider of residential care and supported living has hosted an innovative ‘Dragon’s Den’ style event, to encourage and support service users to pursue their entrepreneurial ambitions and enter the world of work. The entrepreneurial event called on all service users across CMG with a passion for business to step forward and present […]

    9th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    Shared Lives goes from strength to strength in Surrey

    Shared Lives goes from strength to strength in Surrey

    A service that matches adults who need support with host Carers is continuing to go from strength to strength in Surrey. Shared Lives is a service provided by carefully chosen single people, couples or families who offer support and accommodation within their own households. The people they support live or stay as part of the […]

    2nd July 2018 | By | Reply More
    New guide aims to help care providers deliver better support for ex-service men and women

    New guide aims to help care providers deliver better support for ex-service men and women

    A new guide launched this month, aims to help care homes provide better support for the hundreds of thousands* of service men and women in assisted living in the UK.   Produced by Demos think tank, in partnership with the Forces in Mind Trust and the Care Cluster of Cobseo (The Confederation of Service Charities), […]

    29th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Tower Hamlets supported living service rated Outstanding by Care Quality Commission

    Tower Hamlets supported living service rated Outstanding by Care Quality Commission

    The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Edward Gibbons House in Tower Hamlets, to be Outstanding following an inspection which took place over January and February, this year.   Edward Gibbons House is a supported living service that provides care and support for men with health issues linked to drugs […]

    18th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    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 […]

    3rd April 2018 | By | Reply More
    £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 […]

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