Success Stories

July 8, 2021

Keith, Clare House, celebrates his astonishing weight loss!

Born in Thurso, near Inverness, Keith, a tall, confident and articulate man of 44, vividly recalls arriving with some apprehension to live at Clare House, a specialist Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) service in Dunblane run by Consensus. It was late September 2017 and Keith weighed a life threatening 172kg, or just over 27 stone. “I wasn’t…

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May 10, 2021

Supporting Mental Health Awareness Week – Michael’s Story

Michael, an individual with learning disabilities and autism moved into De Parys, a residential learning disability service in Bedford, Bedfordshire in March 2019. At De Parys, the friendly, dedicated team takes a person-centred approach to support each individual with their bespoke needs. The focus is on supporting individuals to develop daily living skills that enable…

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May 5, 2021

Supporting PWS Awareness Month – focusing on good mental health for people with PWS

Samsoor, an individual with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and a mild learning disability, moved in to Fletton Avenue, a specialist PWS service based in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire in October 2020. Prior to moving into Fletton, Samsoor had lived with his parents and sisters in his family home. Samsoor’s Dad worked overseas, returning every three months, and at…

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April 6, 2021

Tom’s Success Story – Beech Court

Beech Court is a homely residential service close to Ashurst, near Southampton, comprising of six self-contained flats that provides support and accommodation for individuals with learning disabilities, autism, mental health issues and complex needs. For individuals with complex needs, having their own self-contained flat means they have the space they need and environmental triggers such…

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