Local care provider Hightown is delighted to announce that it will support a further 11 adults in Aylesbury following a recent contract win.

After a competitive tender process, Buckinghamshire County Council awarded Hightown Support the contract for two extra care supported living services for people aged over 50 in Aylesbury. Willow House supports people with learning disabilities and The Elms supports people with mental ill health.

Hightown retained the contract for The Elms and were chosen as the new care provider for Willow House. Both services enable people to live independently in their own home, while still having access to a higher level of care if needed. Residents live in self-contained flats, with 24 hour staff support available onsite.

David Bogle, Hightown’s Chief Executive, said:

“We are delighted to have been awarded this contract to provide essential care and support to people in Aylesbury. It’s a reflection on the excellent support our dedicated care staff provide. We’re looking forward to providing fantastic services that enable people to lead independent and fulfilling lives.”

Case study: Candy, resident at The Elms

Candy recently moved from a care home and into her own flat at The Elms after she became more independent. She has worked at a local supermarket for the last 16 years and her hobbies include shopping, cooking and taking part in the wide variety of activities on offer at The Elms such as bingo and the arts and crafts classes.

Candy’s journey reflects Hightown’s commitment to enabling people to be as independent as possible and make their own choices. Candy said:

“I used to say I didn’t want to live in a flat because I felt safe in my old home. However, when I came to see the flats at The Elms, I changed my mind as they were so nice! It means I have my own space and I have my own living room and kitchen. There are lots of other residents here too so I have been making new friends.”