Craig Tracey, the Member of Parliament for North Warwickshire and Bedworth, recently visited a charity in Polesworth that provides support and accommodation to adults with learning disabilities.
Polesworth Group Homes aims to enable its service users to live life to the full in their local community, experience wider-life enhancing opportunities and achieve maximum independence.
Established in Polesworth in 1982 it has always had a reputation for providing excellent quality care. The charity has expanded and developed over 36 years and now supports over 100 adults from its services based in Polesworth, Dordon and Atherstone.
The organisation provides residential care, respite care, a day service and supported living i.e. caring for people in their own homes.
The charity employs 123 people in the local area and states that their primary aim is to enable adults with a learning disability to lead full, active and independent lives.
Craig Tracey MP visited to see the care provided as well as raise awareness of the work the local charity do, he commented:
“It’s humbling to see the difference Polesworth Group Homes makes to people’s lives. It is a fine example of a local charity North Warwickshire can be proud of.”
Craig met with Paul Wilkinson, Chairman, Leigh-Anne Smith, Chief Executive and Clare Forbes, Head of Finance/Company Secretary.
Ms Smith stated that: “We would like to thank our very dedicated and caring staff, many of whom are long-serving. Our staff are crucial in maintaining the quality of our services and achieving our objectives. They work tirelessly to support the service users in achieving the best outcomes possible.”
If you would be interested in working as a Care Support Worker/Senior Care Support Worker or volunteering for Polesworth Group Homes please phone 01827 896124 for more details or visit www.polesworthhomes.co.uk