A THANKFUL mum has nominated a home near Bromyard for an award for the outstanding way it has looked after her eldest daughter.

Karen Scobbie, from Hereford, says her daughter has autism, challenging behaviour and difficulty speaking.

But she is thrilled by the care that Ann Marie has received at Winslow Court, a residential support for young adults with severe learning disability.

Karen said Ann-Marie had lived there for several years.

“There is a sand pit. She goes horse riding and trips out, and for walks, which she loves.

They also bring her to McDonalds in Hereford for visits.

“The have one to one or two to one staffing, so she is safe at all times.”

Winslow Court is part of the SENAD group, an independent operator of special needs schools, transition homes, supported care and community support services for people with a range of learning disabilities and other complex needs. Since 2003 the Group has operated schools in the East Midlands, West Midlands and Wales.

Winslow Court offers a range of living accommodation from 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. It’s central office is in Derbyshire.

Karen has nominated Winslow Court in the Hereford Times Health and Social Care Awards under the Children and Adolescent Health Care category.

The awards are in their third year and there is still time to nominate an individual or team who you think deserve special recognition.

Just go to https://www.herefordtimes.com/awards/healthandsocialcare/ and click on the relevant category. It’s quick and easy. Entries close on August 21, so don’t delay.