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Our purpose at Lifeways is to improve lives - it’s as simple as that. We help almost 5,000 people all across the UK to live with independence in their local community. We support people to discover new hobbies, activities and friendships, spending quality time with like-minded people. And, we pride ourselves on helping each and every one of the people we support to find the confidence and self-belief they need to follow their personal goals and dreams.

How do we achieve this? By offering a truly personalised approach in everything that we do. Our support is always tailored around each person’s likes, dislikes and ambitions. And we build support plans in partnership with each person’s family and support networks, keeping everyone involved and informed, because we know how important it is for the people we support to stay connected with the people they care about most.

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Watch: Beattie's story

Watch: Beattie's story

Beattie knew she wanted her independence and was ready to move out of the family home and into a more independent living environment, something she found with Lifeways at St Thomas House in North Walsham.

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Watch: Ross’s story

Watch: Ross’s story

Ross moved to Lifeways after his parents realised it might be time to look at alternative care options once they reached their seventies.

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Watch: Melody's story

Watch: Melody's story

Melody, who moved to SIL from a hospital setting, talks about her love for her flat and the support she receives that has allowed her to pursue her creativity and find a new sense of independence and security.

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Careers with our trusted local teams

Our people make all the difference. That’s why we invest in their ongoing training and development, providing rewarding and progressive careers to people across the UK. Despite being the country’s largest provider of supported living, every one of our locations is run by trusted teams, meaning you'll experience a true sense of togetherness and feeling of family.

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What's happening at Lifeways

Read all about the latest updates, inspirational stories, upcoming events and announcements taking place across Lifeways, our services and the support we provide.

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Lifeways’ work in Positive Behaviour Support wins the Excellence in Risk Management Award at the Business Awards UK!

Congratulations to our Health & Safety Team and Specialist Support Team, who have won the Excellence in Risk Management Award at the Business Awards UK!

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Lifeways opens a brand-new supported living service in Stockport!

Lifeways has recently added another service to the 1,500 supported living and

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In pictures: Lifeways’ Leyland residential services hold Red Nose Day bake-off – and raise £120!

Pies in the face, cakes, and desserts, and lots of fun were had for Red Nose Day last week at The Meadows and

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Watch: Lifeways CEO Andrea Kinkade speaks about social care with Fulcrum Care Limited

Lifeways CEO, Andrea Kinkade has featured in a 13-minute video interview with Fulcrum Care Limited, to talk about her journey into social care, and the path the sector is taking.

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Lifeways' new Diversity Council: building a culture of inclusion

For Lifeways, 2024 marks the launch of its new Diversity Council, which aims to empower and represent its increasingly diverse workforce of 11,000 people.

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Jodie Allen-Cawley, our Group Head of Quality and Health & Safety, features on the Skills For Care podcast!

Jodie Allen-Cawley, our Group Head of Quality and Health & Safety, has appeared on the

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‘It’s given me confidence’: Adam, who we support, sets up Kirklees running club for other people we support and team members!

Twenty people supported by Lifeways and support team members have joined a new running club in the Kirklees area of West Yorkshire – and they’re having lots of fun getting fit!

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Lifeways Shortlisted in Three Categories for the HealthInvestor Awards!

We’re absolutely thrilled to have been shortlisted in three categories for the 2024 HealthInvestor Awards!

The three categories we’re finalists in are:

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Our Scopwick, Lincolnshire residential service, The Croft, receives fresh new CQC rating!

The Croft, a Lifeways residential service at Heath Farm in Scopwick, Lincolnshire, has received a new rating from England’s health and social regulator.

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Lifeways joins Social Care Future, a movement for positive change in social care

Lifeways has joined the Social Care Future movement, an initiative that aims to bring about positive change in social care.

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For commissioners and professionals

As a commissioner or care professional you can refer to Lifeways with confidence. Every one of our support workers are working towards or have achieved the Care Certificate qualification, and more than 88% of our supported living locations are rated good or outstanding by the CQC. That puts us well above average in our sector.

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"I am so pleased and immensely relieved to see my clients out of a nursing home and into supported living. Already they are much happier and going out every day. This will transform their lives for the better."

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