The aim of the open day is to showcase the various services and activities to new customers and to allow them to meet and talk to current customers.
This month saw the launch of a new Communicator Guide Service by Optalis’ Sensory Needs Team. Read more...
Optalis has raised £207 for local charity CLASP (Caring Listening and Supporting Partnership) with a company-wide fun Halloween dress up at work on October 31.
Optalis' Occupational Therapists will be working in partnership with Wokingham Borough Council to promote National Occupational Therapy Week in Wokingham town centre on Wednesday November 7 between 10am and 3pm.
Optalis’ Learning Disability Day Services, in partnership with Wokingham Borough Council’s Sports Development Team and Activise project, are delivering a series of twelve sports challenges at Loddon Valley Sport Centre, Lower Earley. The course will be run weekly on Thursdays during October, November and December.
Jenny Harris, our Senior Operational Manager for Brokerage and Support, used some of her holiday time volunteering at the Olympics this year. Here she describes what being in the midst of all the action was like...
This month saw the launch of a new Braille Printing Service* by Optalis’ Visual Impairment (VI) Team. Read more...
As part of National Eye Health Week, a member of the Optalis Visual Impairment Team (which provides the rehabilitation service for residents of Wokingham, Reading, Bracknell, Windsor and Maidenhead diagnosed with a serious eye condition), will be at venues across the borough offering information and advice.
During June, as part of its first birthday celebrations, Optalis launched a fundraising initiative with its staff to help West Berkshire’s newest charity, Younger People With Dementia (YPWD).
Optalis’ day service for older people based at Pinehaven Day Centre holds its annual summer fete on July 27, 11am to 3pm. Stalls will include those selling arts and crafts, a clairvoyant, Growing Places; who will be selling plants, and Westmead Day Centre, among others.
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