Case Studies

Chris

Chris

When 24-year-old Chris was first referred to ECL’s Supported Living service he was struggling to manage his anxiety and his long-term ambition of living alone seemed out of reach. Six months on, and with the help of the team at Orchard Place, Chris is feeling positive and counting down the days until he gets the keys to his very own flat…

  • Published: 26th May 2021
Ellen

Ellen

Ellen is 30 years old, she has Down syndrome, loves dancing, and all things geeky; including Star Wars and Dr. Who. Ellen was very keen to secure paid employment either working in a shop or cinema and was willing to work hard to achieve her dream.

  • Published: 19th May 2021
Win

Win

Win Hall is a lovely 100-year-old lady, who despite various health setbacks was determined to return to living independently in her own home.

  • Published: 23rd December 2020
Ian

Ian

The outbreak of Covid-19 gave long-time cabbie, Ian the final push he needed to embark on a new career in care with ECL.

  • Published: 16th December 2020
Helen

Helen

Despite building a successful home baking business over the past nine years, Helen felt stuck in a rut. With her children getting older, she was keen to find a flexible job that could fit around her business, while giving her the opportunity to meet people and learn new skills.

  • Published: 16th December 2020
Sam

Sam

Sam is a very determined young man who has Downs syndrome. He is a whizz with technology and loves to swim and dance!

  • Published: 11th November 2020