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Supporting Matthew to move into Redan Street during the pandemic
General

Throughout the COVID pandemic, our referrals team have continued to work in partnership with commissioning authorities to assess new referrals and plan a safe and successful transition into a Consensus service. Matthew, aged 18, with a mild learning disability and…

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Promoting good health in older individuals with PWS…
Promoting good health in older individuals with PWS…
Achieving Potential

Supporting individuals with PWS to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle throughout their life and particularly as they reach older age, is essential to increasing their longevity. Lisa, a fit and healthy 48 year old who lives at Parvale House,…

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A CREATIVE SOLUTION to a creative problem!
A CREATIVE SOLUTION to a creative problem!
Achieving Potential

For Service Manager, Bruno Barbosa and the team at De Parys in Bedford, creative problem solving is an intrinsic part of the way they support individuals to achieve the goals that are important to them. When Brian, one of the…

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Consensus are finalists in the LaingBuisson Awards 2020
Awards

Consensus are delighted to be shortlisted as a finalist in the Specialist Care category of this year’s LaingBuisson Awards. Now in its 15th year, the LaingBuisson Awards celebrate organisations that set new standards of excellence within their industries, including within…

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Stephen’s successful 10 years of local employment…
Stephen’s successful 10 years of local employment…
Achieving Potential

Stephen Denholm lives at our Prader-Willi Syndrome service, Perrywood House, located in Kettering. In November 2020, Stephen celebrated his 10-year anniversary of working at the Northampton branch of Travis Perkins, the UK’s largest distributor of building materials. Not only was…

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Lizzie’s life at Gretton House…
Lizzie’s life at Gretton House…
Achieving Potential

Lizzie, aged 21, moved to Gretton House, a specialist service that provides support and accommodation for people with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) based in Gretton, Northants in September 2019. Through person-centred planning the support team have been supporting Lizzie to identify…

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Cheshire House rated ‘Outstanding’ by CQC
Company News

Manager, Charlotte and the team at Cheshire House are celebrating having been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Specialising in residential support and accommodation for up to eight adults with a mental health need and/or learning disability,…

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Catherine smashes ‘Run Everyday’ January challenge to raise nearly £500 for Mental Health Charity, Manchester MIND!
Catherine smashes ‘Run Everyday’ January challenge to raise nearly £500 for Mental Health Charity, Manchester MIND!
General

During the month of January, Catherine Fleming-Fisher, a Team Leader at Kingarth residential service for individuals with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs, in Greater Manchester, took on the ‘Run Everyday’ challenge to raise money and awareness for Mental Health…

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Visitors pod at Ty Hendy safely reunites families!
Visitors pod at Ty Hendy safely reunites families!
General

Ensuring the individual’s we support maintain regular contact with their loved ones, including visits where possible, has been a top priority for our services throughout the COVID pandemic as we understand the vital role this connection plays to the ongoing…

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How strong leadership & team spirit transformed life at Heather Holmes…
How strong leadership & team spirit transformed life at Heather Holmes…
General

When Emma Painter took over as Service Manager of Heather Holmes, a residential service for individuals with learning disabilities, autism and other complex needs, in Desborough, Northamptonshire, little did she know the journey she and the team were about to…

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An interview with Mollie, a Support Worker at St Stephen’s
An interview with Mollie, a Support Worker at St Stephen’s
Achieving Potential

At Consensus, our support teams are the backbone of our organisation, so it is vital that they share our values and our purpose; supporting individuals to enjoy opportunity, choice and success. Here we talk to Mollie Summer Shorrock, a Support…

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Kieran’s life at St Stephen’s Road
Kieran’s life at St Stephen’s Road
General

Kieran a 29-year old man with Prader Willi Syndrome, (PWS) from Peterborough, first moved to St Stephen’s Road, a supported living service in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, after a previous placement at a specialist residential service for individuals with PWS broke down.…

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