Consensus in the News

January 28, 2020

Blossoms praised by CQC for person-centred, positive culture

Manager, Sharon Donaldson and the team at Blossoms in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, are celebrating having been rated as ‘Good’ in all five key areas by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Blossoms, a residential care home providing support and accommodation for up to six people with learning disabilities and/or autism, was praised by inspectors for providing a...


June 7, 2018

Glorious gold for quality

Blossoms and Polwell Lane recently received ‘Gold Awards’ from the Northamptonshire Quality Checkers. The Quality Checkers are individuals with disabilities, who have lived in residential services. They are supported and are tasked to ask supported individuals a range of questions about where they live and what they get up to e.g. going on holiday and...


October 27, 2017

Consensus colleagues become part of the Northamptonshire Learning Disability Partnership Board

In the August of 2017 two Consensus colleagues were congratulated on earning their places on the Provider Forum for the Northamptonshire Learning Disability Partnership Board (NLPB). In order to become Provider representatives on the NLPB, colleagues Debbie Goodman and Michelle Christie from our East Midlands Operations team had to submit an application to be considered...


October 26, 2017

Owls make flying visit

People we support at Polwell Lane and the Blossoms had a real ‘hoot’ recently when they were visited at their home in Kettering, Northants by some unusual visitors, owls, for one of their interactive sessions. Six rescue owls were brought in by Tony Hewitt of ‘Owls to Behold’ in September. They currently have several wild birds...


August 8, 2015
The Blossoms

Blossoms 10th Anniversary

Blossoms which is home to 6 individuals we support in Wellingborough, and also part of the Consensus family of Services, recently celebrated their 10th anniversary. To mark this occasion the individuals living at The Blossoms and the Team held a party with the theme “The year we were born”, so everyone including family and friends...