Optalis is encouraging members of the public to find out more about dementia by attending a free Dementia Friends information session on Saturday 16 May. Sign up here!
Optalis are currently recruiting for Homecare workers, and on Friday July 25, our Head Office in Wokingham opens its doors to the public for an informal Homecare Recruitment Open Day!
On Wednesday June 25, Optalis' HR Team held an open afternoon for members of the public interested in working in our Homecare Team. The afternoon was really successful, with around 21 people turning up to speak to HR staff and Homecare managers.
On March 11, Optalis’ chairman Bob Pitts signed UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter on behalf of the company.
The START team have recently undergone refresher training sessions which were delivered by Reablement UK over a two-day period.
The team needed a refresher to re-enforce the purpose of promoting independence to the customers who have access to our team. The main focus of the training was reablement.
LTS Manager Michelle Parry, along with Pinehaven's Activities Coordinator Angela Brench and the Long Term Support Seniors (both Community and Cockayne Court), recently attended some Bee Inspired Dementia Care Training. The purpose of the the training was to give them a more in-depth understanding of leadership in dementia care; and the skills and confidence to develop the team.