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Caring for people with learning disabilities

PrimeLife prides itself on the care, support and services it provides for people with learning disabilities. We want to go the extra mile, above and beyond what’s expected elsewhere in the industry, and aim to promote inclusion, independence and choice. Learning disabilities, although they can be categorised, can vary significantly from person to person. Each person [...]

Little Acres receives £400,000 extension

We recently invested £400,000 into expanding and improving the facilities of our Little Acres home in Nottingham, located on Spencer Drive in Nuthall. The site, which provides services for adult clients with learning or physical disabilities, currently has 17 beds. The single storey extension has created eight extra rooms, complete with en-suites, and has taken the total [...]

Happy New Year

It’s the twelfth day of Christmas and it’s been a great festive season at PrimeLife. Six of our Lincolnshire homes celebrated with a large Christmas party on the 11th December. Fir Close, Netherlands, Clarence House, The Old Rectory, Glengarriff House and Tamar House all came together to make friends and enjoy the festivities. Around 80 people attended across [...]

Raising our standard of service

We’re raising the standard of our service with a new internal training programme praised by staff. Internal training was recently carried out at Fir Close, in Louth, Lincolnshire, which has inspired staff and improved levels of care. The training company, One Way Training, has introduced some innovative new ways to deliver the sessions. Barbara Lambert, from the training company, ran [...]

Friendship blessing at Little Acres

Two residents at Little Acres Nottingham have celebrated their relationship in a special blessing ceremony at the Nottingham home. David and Sheila met each other at Little Acres and they have been together for 5 years now. Recently they asked if a special ceremony could take place at the home to celebrate their love. They decided that a friendship [...]

Knitting for a good cause at Peaker Park

A knitting group at our Peaker Park home in Market Harborough has decided to knit for charity. The group has been going strong for 10 months now and it is open to anyone at the home who enjoys knitting. Margaret, Pat and Elizabeth [pictured below] are just three of our most enthusiastic residents, who come together with the rest of the [...]

End of summer festivities at PrimeLife

We’ve been making the most of September’s good weather, with many of the homes coming together for participation across a variety of events. Clarence House and Netherlands home recently held a joint summer fete, with all the usual fun activities and a great opportunity for residents to talk to new people. The event also raised a fantastic £438. The money will be spent [...]

Introducing Dementia care training in partnership with Age UK

As part of our investment in quality and care, we have been piloting a new training programme introduced by Age UK called ‘Remember Me’, which will help us to develop a better understanding of dementia care. The programme was set up by Age UK in response to the Government’s National Dementia Strategy, which involves a targeted campaign with care home [...]