Person-centred support for men with learning disabilities who have a forensic history

A look at what it takes for a care home to gain outstanding status from the Care Quality Commission
Low House

A look at what it takes for a care home to gain outstanding status from the Care Quality Commission

From the outside Highview House and Low House look like perfect places to take a well-earned rest from the stresses of everyday life.

But these are care homes, not holiday homes, albeit they are in semi-rural parts of County Durham in north east England.

Both homes are run by Resolve, a company set up more than ten years ago to provide care for men with a learning disability or autism who have a forensic history.

‘Meaningful activities’

The company stakes its reputation on providing person-centred care and providing ‘meaningful activities’ to service users. It seems to


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