Craegmoor acquires New Directions PWS services

Craegmoor, part of the Priory Group of Companies, has enhanced its portfolio of care services with the acquisition of New Directions, a company providing specialist residential care and Supported Community Living for individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS).

New Directions operates five homes, with a total of 34 beds, in the Hastings area.

Prader-Willi Syndrome is a complex medical condition that affects both males and females throughout their lives. People with PWS may need extra support with health and development and in the areas of education and work.

New Directions is dedicated solely to supporting people with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), their families, carers and professionals, in managing the impact of PWS, promoting transformational interventions, supporting positive, healthy lifestyles as well as more fulfilling life chances, enhancing quality of life and maximising the opportunity to fulfil potential. New Directions is unique in delivering excellent outcomes to individuals who have PWS and have meaningful lives and activities through person centred Support.

Sarah Hughes, Managing Director of Craegmoor, said:  “We are delighted that New Directions will become part of the Priory Group of Companies, complementing and further expanding our Craegmoor services. 

The specialist PWS services provided fit perfectly with our existing specialist services and New Directions will benefit from the experience and expertise of a larger organisation.”

“We are delighted to welcome new service users and staff to our organisation.”