‘I focus heavily on having the right people in the right positions,’ says Rich Kenney, a Lifeways residential service manager in Castleford, West Yorkshire
Rich Kenney’s had a successful career with Lifeways.
In 2006, he started a role as a support worker, and was soon promoted, becoming a registered manager in a new residential service in 2018 – the highest-level position at a service.Read more
‘It’s just perfect in every way’: How a mum found a place for her son, Joel, in our Tipton supported living service
What do you do when your grown-up child lives with multiple support needs, but you can’t secure a formal diagnosis or find the right support?
This was the struggle for Denise, and her son Joel, who’s now 23 years old.Read more
‘A positive experience:’ Lifeways and Living Ambitions’ Edinburgh services receive new rating from Scottish Care Inspectorate
Lifeways and Living Ambitions’ supported living services in Edinburgh have received praise from Scotland’s Care Inspectorate for leadership and support of people’Read more
How Jack, who lives with schizophrenia, struggled with addiction – and how he’s ready to move on
Jack is 27. He’s spent half his adult life in secure settings.
“I’ve been struggling with addictions since the age of 15,” Jack recalls.Read more
‘I see support workers as role models,’ says Christina Collinson-Knapp, a Lifeways Scheme Manager for Tyne and Wear
For Christina Collinson-Knapp, caring for others started when she was very young.
“I was a young carer when I was a teenager and cared for my mother when she was experiencing relapses with her own mental health,” recalls Christina.Read more