Month: June 2021

Tips to manage loneliness

By Emma Woods on 16/06/21

Loneliness can be caused by many things. Drastic changes in people's lives such as grief, divorce or moving to a new house can bring on the feeling of loneliness. There are many ways to overcome loneliness. Each person is different, so what works for them; may not work for you. We have gathered our top tips for managing loneliness from many valuable resources. Here are the top methods to try.

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We’re supporting Learning Disability Week

By Emma Woods on 14/06/21

From the 14th to the 20th of June, we will be celebrating Learning Disability Week. This year, the charity Mencap has chosen the theme ‘Art and Creativity’. According to Mencap, ‘Creativity and self-expression can help improve mental health and lead to greater community inclusion.’

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A day in the life of a support worker

By Emma Woods on 11/06/21

For Carers Week, we want to shine a light on our support workers and the fantastic work they carry out daily. We have asked one of our night shift support worker’s, Cassie, to give us a detailed insight into her role and what it's like working in the caring profession.

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Carers Week 2021

By Emma Woods on 08/06/21

Carers Week is an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness of carers and highlight the challenges unpaid carers face. The organisation, Carers Week, focus on recognising the contributions carers make to families and communities across the UK.

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