Fairfield House Team Celebrates ‘Good’ Inspection Result

Fairfield House in Bleathwood have received a good rating in their latest Care Quality Commission Inspection. The home supports people with learning disabilities and/or autism. Inspectors rated all five areas of the inspection, safety, effectiveness, caring, responsive and well led as Good. Inspectors commented on the homes commitment to support residents to have a voice and choices, personalised care plans and the maintenance of strong relationships with their family and friends.

The designated Manager of the Home, Trudi Handy was also praised for her approachable management style. A health and social care professional said communication from the manager and staff was open. Trudi said “I want people to be happy, to have nice life and to go on holidays. I am proud of the staff team. They know the residents and do try new things with them.”


Celebrating NAPPI Success

Isabel Campbell of SENAD Community was awarded a tankard by NAPPI UK at the NAPPI Training meeting earlier this month for being one of the two longest serving NAPPI Trainers. Isabel and Wayne Price at Park House were part of the first Group of SENAD trainers trained by NAPPI UK, five years ago. Wayne received […]

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Bromyard Scarecrow Festival 2017

Bromyard Scarecrow Festival

Bromyard Scarecrow Festival took place on Friday 9th June. Everyone from the West Midlands Learning Campus played a part in making this year’s entry and we were not disappointed. The Scarecrow theme this year was ‘Weather’ and our entry was Yellow Submarine/Rain by the Beatles. Well done to all the residents at Winslow Court for […]

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Sporting Communities. Bringing Communities Together through Sport

David Walsh, Community Development Officer, Sporting Communities

The Sporting Communities Team have been busy raising awareness of their work in the local community. They provided games and sports activities at the annual Chaddesden Park, Big 1 event, which took place at the beginning of June. The Sporting Communities’ information bus enabled them to showcase their work with local families, finding out what […]

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Hello from Georgia, the New Manager at Fairfield House

Fairfield House

I have been lucky enough to have been given the opportunity to become the new Registered Manager at Fairfield House, taking up position on 24th April. The service location is stunning! I have been supporting adults with challenging behaviour and learning disabilities since the late 90’s, starting off as a support worker, supporting individuals with […]

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SENAD Sponsor Community Sports Group

The SENAD Group have sponsored a community initiative for young people living the Chaddesden area of Derby.  Sporting Communities helps young people to engage with sports and through this helps tackle anti social behaviour. They use public buildings and open park spaces to provide activities for young people to enjoy, engage and network with each other. […]

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Chief Executive Officer Addresses Delegates at International Conductive Education Conference

Brian Jones, Chief Executive Officer of the SENAD Group joined delegates at the Conductive Education Professional Education Group (CEPEG) 12th annual conference which took place at the Curve Theatre on March 11th. The conference, titled Conductive Education is our Superpower! was hosted by Leicestershire’s conductive education centre Steps and attracted 150 delegates from across the […]

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Fairfield staff bring the Olympics to Bleathwood

The Registered Manager of Fairfield House, Slawek Kaminski would like to thank the Fairfield House team, especially Mike Spires and Sarah Clark for their enthusiasm and commitment in making their Olympic Themed BBQ happen. He would also like to thank all the visitors who came to enjoy themselves on the day. On the menu were: Bolt […]

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