Consensus in the News

August 15, 2018

John inspires others with his Makaton knowledge

John who is supported to attend The Links Day Centre, near Wellingborough, has used his knowledge of Makaton to teach other individuals that attend the centre beginners Makaton. John has always had a passion for sharing his knowledge with others and approached team members to discuss utilising his skills in leading a session with a...


June 28, 2018

Links are proud to present two new displays

Early in 2018 people who attend The Links Day Centre, with support, decided to make a new display about their New Year’s resolutions and put it on the walls for all to see. This involved everybody thinking about what they would like to achieve in 2018. Support colleagues at The Links made sure everyone’s voice...


January 3, 2018

Exploring the senses a sensation at the Links

A series of sensory workshops to stimulate the various senses has been run recently by colleagues at the Links for individuals with varying abilities and needs. Many people on the autism spectrum have difficulty processing everyday sensory information. Any of the senses may be over or under-sensitive, or both, at different times. These sensory differences...


January 3, 2018

Knitting the house together

The Links knitting group started about six months ago with two individuals Michael and Peter and support colleague Vicky who had learnt to knit by watching Michael. As knitting squares was their strength they decided that together they would produce a blanket made with lots of individual coloured squares. Seated in a quiet space, Peter...


November 24, 2017

Consensus scoop National Awards recognition for exceptional and outstanding care

We are delighted to share that Consensus Manager, Margaret Elliott was recognised with one of the most prestigious awards in social care at the 19th The National Care Awards, in London. Margaret won the ‘Learning Disability Services Manager’ of the Year. This award recognises managers within a residential care setting, day care service or sheltered...