Continuing to provide dedicated person-centred support in the pandemic
In the November issue of ‘Care Talk’, Nick, our Regional Director for the South East, looks back over the past 18 months of coping with Covid – when Consensus teams adapted so that life could carry on as normally as possible for the people we support who are living with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs.
Working methods had to change, almost overnight, so that we could safely and effectively continue to support commissioners, individuals and their families. Finding new and safe ways of working was vital if we were to enable people to move into our services. In fact, we completed some of our newest supported living services during lockdown. But how did all this impact the assessment process? Nick describes not only some of the challenges but also the positives to take away from the pandemic experience.
Read Nick’s article here.