Our provision in the North West
For people who aren’t ready or able to live independently, small-scale residential care is often a really good option. Our residential care is provided in shared accommodation where support staff are around 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We provide…
Supported living services enable people with a disability to live independently in their own home, with appropriate support to help them manage their own tenancy and achieve greater freedom and control in their lives. Support can be provided in a person’s…
Having a learning disability means an individual can find it harder to learn certain life skills. The problems and challenges faced by people with learning disabilities vary in severity, but always start before adulthood and affect them for their whole…
Acquired Brain Injuries
An acquired brain injury (ABI) is injury or damage to the brain that can have any number of causes, such as stroke, a tumour or a road traffic accident. People with ABI have ‘acquired’ their brain injury, and weren’t born with it.
Autism – also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) – is a developmental disability that affects how a person interacts and communicates with others. It encompasses a wide range of difficulties, such as cognitive impairment, repetitive activity, sensitivity…
Positive Behaviour Support
At Walsingham Support, we offer positive behaviour support to tackle challenging behaviour, encourage appropriate behavioural responses, and enable people to develop life skills so they can contribute to their communities.
Our transition support is designed to help individuals enjoy a smooth transition through major life changes: for example, through the move from children’s to adult services, or from the family home or residential college to independent living.
Personalisation is an approach to social care that focuses on putting individuals at the very centre of the support and services they receive.
Articles from the North West
A Royal Endorsement
It is with great pride that we can say that Nadine Suitor & Sarah Smith of our Crummock Road service will be attending one of the Queen’s Garden Parties in recognition for their achievements. This prestigious honour is a testament to the impact they…
S.T.O.M.P. in action – a case study
At our 2017 Involvement Conference, where the people we support with disabilities direct us on how they want Walsingham Support to shape their support, people we support asked us to sign up to the STOMP campaign. Everyone is different, with different…
North West CQC Reports
Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of all health and social care services in England carries out inspections to ensure standards are being met. They inspect services against five criteria – whether they are Safe, Caring, Effective, Responsive and Well-led. We are pleased to say that the majority of our services have been given a good rating and one service has achieved an outstanding rating. According to CQC “Good and outstanding care is centred on the individual, has clear and visible leadership, and has processes and staff that constantly explore ways to improve.”