Essex Care Consortium - Individual Empowerment

Family visiting
Jeff's family visiting Access

Colchester activity day
Ella and her family with Rebecca

Contact details

Katrina Lingley - General Manager
Email: info@ecarec.co.uk


Pat Owen – Assistant General Manager

Email: patowen@ecarec.co.uk

Tel: 01206 330308
Fax: 01206 331811


Parents and Friends

Our overall objective is to make essex care consortium a service provider that is a centre of excellence in communicationWith the client's agreement we actively encourage family, friends and representatives to be as involved as possible both in the lives of clients and in the day to day running of their home.

Clients can either entertain visitors in shared visiting rooms or in the privacy of their own room.

Visitors are welcome at any reasonable time of the day or evening and can join in with activities, have a meal, swim in the pool or just enjoy spending time with their friend or relative.

We will support clients who find it difficult to maintain contact or visit family and friends. Staff are available to help with phone calls, letters and emails, or to accompany clients during visits and to provide transport if necessary.

At Essex Care Consortium we value the opinions and input from friends and family and we place considerable emphasis on keeping in touch with them. We have a regular newsletter that is sent to parents, relatives and other professional bodies.

Various events are also held throughout the year to which clients' family, friends and representatives are invited. These include BBQ's, sports day, open days, parties etc.

At the invitation of the client, friends and relatives are encouraged to attend appointments, yearly reviews and to participate in the process of care planning and quality assurance.


Please contact us for further information.

Jason and his Dad come first Parents and family attend Makaton Training
Workshop