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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 […]

21st September 2017 | By | Reply More
£2m extra care grant scheme will support older people in Cumbria

£2m extra care grant scheme will support older people in Cumbria

Improving the lives and wellbeing of older people in Cumbria took another exciting step forward with the launch of Cumbria County Council’s new £2 million Extra Care Housing Grant Award scheme. The programme aims to attract innovative solutions to help Cumbria County Council deliver on extra care housing solutions across the county.   Cllr Peter […]

12th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Ground breaking at new Lancashire supported living development

Ground breaking at new Lancashire supported living development

A groundbreaking ceremony, has taken place to mark the start of work on a £1.6million supported living development in Colne, Lancashire. Due for completion in Spring 2018, the modern three storey scheme  will provide 11 high quality apartments alongside communal areas and landscaped gardens that have been specially designed for adults with a range of […]

5th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Unique day for service users and staff hosted by Care Management Group

Unique day for service users and staff hosted by Care Management Group

Service users and staff members at Care Management Group (CMG), a leading provider of specialist residential care, supported living services and domiciliary care for people with learning disabilities, joined together at CMG’s Lilliputs Day Centre in Hornchurch to celebrate the organisations unique, annual ‘Service User Conference’. Attended by over 300 members of staff and service users, […]

23rd August 2017 | By | Reply More
Big Picnic Fortnight Come Rain Or Shine

Big Picnic Fortnight Come Rain Or Shine

All over the country the people who live or work at supported living and residential services run by the Regard Group, the UK’s fourth largest private organisation providing for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and acquired brain injury, are coming together to take part in ‘Regard’s Big Picnic Fortnight’ and raise funds in […]

17th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Five people with acquired brain injury take great strides on the path to recovery

Five people with acquired brain injury take great strides on the path to recovery

It’s all change at Wren Park, a service for people with an acquired brain injury, with five of the service’s long-standing tenants having developed their independent living skills to the point where they are now able to move out into their own homes in the community. Heather Jupp, who currently leads the team at this […]

8th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Katie embraces independent living

Katie embraces independent living

A young woman with cerebral palsy who was born in the Tywyn area has moved back to her roots and is celebrating making the successful transition from leaving home to leading an independent life, thanks to support from care-provider Regard. Twenty-three year old Katie Collinswood moved to Cerrig Cornel in May 2013 from Buckinghamshire where […]

24th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Care Inspectorate award coveted six star reviews for West Coast care services

Care Inspectorate award coveted six star reviews for West Coast care services

A leading housing and care provider has received glowing praise from the Care Inspectorate after gaining five and six star reviews for its West Coast services. Blackwood’s Care Home and Care at Home/Housing Support services across North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Inverclyde, East Renfrewshire and West Dumbartonshire received an overall five star review – a […]

21st July 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC fines supported living care provider £3,750 for failing to report incidents

CQC fines supported living care provider £3,750 for failing to report incidents

The Care Quality Commission has issued three Fixed Penalty Notices, each for £1,250, against a Barnet care provider – after it failed to report three incidents to the CQC. Lifeways Community Care Limited has been fined a total of £3,750 after admitting the breaches of regulation. During CQC’s inspection of Lifeways Community Care (New Barnet) […]

20th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Suzie and her live-in care worker complete Race for Life

Suzie and her live-in care worker complete Race for Life

A former primary school teacher who lost her sight after being struck down with meningitis has completed Race for Life with the support of her Live-in Care Worker.   Suzie Prince completed the 5K race in Newbury with her Care Worker Zoe Hunt, who guided her around the course. The pair took part in the […]

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