Our latest news
Good Care Series - Communicating with people with profound and multiple learning disabilities
We’ve been talking to customers and colleagues to find out what good care looks like. Our first article explores how we provide support to people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
Boyn Grove Community Lives team find new way to celebrate customer achievement
The team at Boyn Grove Community Centre have been celebrating customer success. In the first of a series of award sessions, customers received a pin badge along with a certificate.
Optalis to pay all colleagues Real Living Wage
Hundreds of care workers recently received a pay rise as Optalis Shareholders, Wokingham Borough Council & Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead demonstrate their support to paying Real Living Wage.
Recruitment Open Evening 21 April 2022
Come and chat to our Day Services team; find out more about what it’s like to be an Activity Support Organiser. We’ll be on hand to talk and answer questions you have
Focus Friends create a Wellness Check-in form
Wokingham Focused Friends have been working on a fabulous project to encourage all to talk about their mental health.
Community Lives Team collaborated with Maidenhead FC to hold 'Walking Football' sessions
Optalis Supported Employment team supporting Wokingham Borough Council's project to make employment support it offers to residents more accessible
Anyone who needs some help with their career can now contact the council’s employment outreach team by phone 0118 977 8650, Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Optalis Celebrate Dignity Action Day 2022
This year, our customers and colleagues celebrated Dignity Action Day in lots of different ways, including lunch and learn sessions, stop the clock activities and mini cultural days.
Setting up job seekers for success
Optalis Supported Employment Service's new venture is seeing positive results, in its first few months of operations. The new vocational training programme is called Ability Cleaning
Maintaining 100% Compliance in all CQC registered services.
Optalis have adopted an approach of continual improvement across its services, with the implementation of a strengthened Governance and Quality Assurance Team in 2017
Community Lives joins a Tree Planting Day at Ockwells Park
A group from Community Lives joined a Tree Planting Day at Ockwells Park. The group had a great morning supporting their local community and doing their part for the environment.