Consensus in the News

June 28, 2018

A fascinating day meeting Guide Dogs for the Blind in Cheltenham

A few people supported at Holland House and Bannigans in Corby, Northamptonshire, visited the Guide Dogs for the Blind Training Centre at Leamington Spa. When this trip was suggested by team Co-ordinator Joann Gavin they jumped at the chance to go as all are animal lovers. During the visit they were given talks about the...


November 27, 2017

Sally gets in the mix with Stir-Up Sunday

Sally who lives at Bannigans in Corby Northamptonshire, enjoyed getting involved in Stir-Up Sunday this weekend. Sally loves baking but had never made a Christmas pudding before, she did all the weighing herself with assistance from support worker Abbie. Sally and fellow housemate Geraldine are both planning on staying at Bannigans over the Christmas period...


May 2, 2017

Consensus raise awareness of Prader-Willi Syndrome throughout May

During the month of May, Consensus’ PWS services will come together with the Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) Association UK in raising awareness of Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) – a rare genetic condition which is potentially life-threatening. With an estimated population prevalence of 1 in 54,000 being affected, PWS remains a relatively rare condition and therefore greater awareness...


January 26, 2017

Gaining valuable insights and knowledge as Professor Tony Holland CBE visits our PWS homes

Senior colleagues and the team who provide excellent support for individuals living in our PWS services through Gretton Homes were delighted that Professor Tony Holland, CBE spent almost an entire day with them this week. During a very productive day, time was spent talking about how Consensus’ PWS Services manage people who challenge and the...


June 15, 2016

Bannigans rated good in all areas by CQC

Bannigans, who specialise in supporting adults with a range of complex needs and behaviours associated with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) in Corby, Northamptonshire, have been rated as ‘Good’ in all five key areas, according to its latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Bannigans was praised by inspectors, for providing a safe, effective, caring, responsive...