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Supporting Josh to transition from hospital into his forever home
Transition

Supporting Josh to transition from hospital into his forever home

Josh* had been in multiple residential care homes and supported living accommodation but nothing had worked out quite right. With several re-admissions to a specialist inpatient unit for people with a learning disability, Josh had a history of failed discharges ...

Shaun’s seaside stopover!

Shaun’s seaside stopover!

Since moving to residential care home, Westwood, in 2009, Shaun has been on quite the journey: from home bird to holiday lover! When he first moved in, Shaun was reluctant to go out. Staff struggled to encourage him to take ...

Andrew’s exciting move during lockdown
Transition

Andrew’s exciting move during lockdown

Andrew is autistic, this means his routine and having regular people in his life is very important for him because he finds change difficult. He had a very active and exciting life before lockdown. He went to day centres five ...

Ayesha’s life changing transition journey
Transition

Ayesha’s life changing transition journey

Ayesha and her staff team decided that she needed a change. She was living at Spring Grove Road, another Voyage Care service, but she wasn’t settled. As a result, she frequently demonstrated challenging behaviours. They agreed to look for a ...

Ross is learning independent living skills at home
Supported living

Ross is learning independent living skills at home

Ross, who lives at Sonnet Court – one of our supported living properties, enjoys studying independent living skills at Totton College and has attended the college for around two years. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, classes have been cancelled. ...

Never stop fighting
Brain injury rehab

Never stop fighting

Jason sustained a brain injury five days after his 18th birthday when he was involved in a car accident. The accident left him hospitalised for several months; he was un able to breathe independently and had severe front lobe damage ...

Dave’s dedication to recovery
Brain injury rehab

Dave’s dedication to recovery

Dave joined us at John Cabot house in April 2017 after incurring a brain injury. Dave had bilateral neck injuries, a sternal injury and a dense right hemiplegia. This resulted in Dave having very limited use of the right side ...

Life after brain injury
Brain injury rehab

Life after brain injury

After sustaining a brain injury, Sharon joined us at Maeres House with the goal of becoming independent again. Her brain injury left Sharon non-verbal and unable to complete daily tasks; she was lacking independence and confidence. Kayley Sharp, Service Manager ...

On the road to recovery
Brain injury rehab

On the road to recovery

Albert* transferred to Glasshouse from a rehabilitation centre in Derby. Albert* suffered a cardiac arrest whilst at home, he was then taken to hospital where he was intubated for 4 days and put in an induced coma. He went on ...

Neil’s time to shine
Brain injury rehab

Neil’s time to shine

Neil sustained a brain injury in his 20’s after a road traffic accident. We were pleased to have him join us here at Willowbrook nearly 11 years ago. Neil is very independent but needs support with his daily living skills ...

Helping Thomas overcome his fear of animals
Autism support

Helping Thomas overcome his fear of animals

Please note: all social activities and interactions mentioned in this piece took place prior to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. All staff are ensuring that the people we support are safe during this difficult time whilst helping them to understand and ...

Relocation, relocation, relocation – for the better!
Transition

Relocation, relocation, relocation – for the better!

We support Matt* at one of our residential care homes in Somerset. Matt* has physical disabilities and needs full support with all of his needs. Before Matt* moved to our residential care home, his family were concerned that he wasn’t ...