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Read the latest news, stories and successes from each of our services. You can browse by categories: Autism, BESD, Complex Needs or Fostering to view the stories that you would like to read.

Options becomes the first care provider in England to have four outstanding CQC ratings

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Options has become the only such provider in the country to have four of its services rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) since the introduction of new inspection standards. The outstanding services, all based in and around North Lincolnshire, provide support to young people and adults with autism.

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Specialist Care Provider Celebrates Fourth Outstanding CQC Rating

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Options Watermill Lodge is the fourth Options service to be awarded an outstanding CQC rating in less than two years. Options Applegate was awarded outstanding in December 2014, and Options Roxby House was also given the top mark in November 2015. Options Watermill House, which shares a site with Options Watermill Lodge, was rated as outstanding in January 2016. Read more >>

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Options Applegate House – Our local community living service, based in Barton upon Humber

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Opened in February 2012, Options Applegate House continues to go from strength to strength. Recently rated as Good by CQC with the caring element reported as Outstanding, the team continue to develop the service to meet the needs of the individuals living in this homely community based service. “When you go into the service there is a real family atmosphere, and everyone is really friendly” External professional.

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Two weeks of fundraising and lots of fun in the North

Two weeks of fundraising and lots of fun in the North

Inclusive, part of our our adult autism services in the North, have had a fantastic couple of weeks raising money for Autism Awareness. Using each letter of the word ‘INCLUSIVE’ for inspiration they put on events throughout the fortnight. Each event was organised by different sites across the region and everyone involved had a fantastic time.

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