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Health Secretary praises county council’s Shared Lives service for vulnerable adults

Health Secretary praises county council’s Shared Lives service for vulnerable adults

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has praised Northamptonshire County Council’s Shared Lives service following its recent outstanding Care Quality Commission rating.Jeremy Hunt has personally written to the county council to commend the staff and carers who provide the Shared Lives service, which provides long and short-term support in a family home environment for adults with disabilities.

It comes after the service retained its outstanding rating following a Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection in January. It was also rated outstanding when inspected in 2015.

 

Read more on the Northamptonshire County Council website

 

Would you like to be a Shared Lives Carer?  We are always interested in hearing from caring individuals who are able to open their homes to someone in need.  For more information about requirements and pay visit www.sharedlivesnorthants.co.uk

 

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