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Optalis Independent Living Services receives glowing report from CQC

The care service was given scores in five categories and was rated ‘outstanding’ for how ‘caring’ its support was, receiving an overall grade of ‘good’.

Corporate news and events | Learning disability

Mandy goes to Birmingham

Judging day at the National British Care Awards brings Mandy Loveday one step nearer to the grand final.

Corporate news and events | Learning disability | Older people | Physical disability

Optalis champions the care of Carers

This week is national Carers Week, aiming to raise awareness of caring and the challenges Carers face. Optalis is hosting a Cafe for Carers on Friday 19 June to offer support and a few hours respite.

Learning disability | Physical disability

Woodley Day Service officially opens its doors

The Woodley Day Service for adults with a learning disability welcomed over 70 clients, staff and members of the public to the official opening of their new base on Friday (27 February).

Corporate news and events | Learning disability

Growing Places gratitude for Freemason donation

Growing Places received £1,000 from the Berkshire Masonic Charity.

Learning disability | Physical disability

Staying out for the summer!

Our Day Service has organised many trips over the last couple of months - taking customers out to a variety of sights and activities!

Corporate news and events | Learning disability

Woodley Day Service is moving to a new home!

Read more about Woodley Learning Disability Day Service's relocation plans to Woodford Park, Woodley.

Corporate news and events | Learning disability

Out and About turns two!

Our Out and About Service celebrates its second birthday this month with an evening event on June 27.

Corporate news and events | Learning disability

Earley Day Service achieves accreditation

Optalis are delighted to announce that our Earley Day Service is now accredited by Support with Confidence (SWC) - a joint initiative between West Berkshire and Wokingham’s local authorities.

Learning disability

Day Service customers meet a Harris Hawk!

Yesterday, some of Optalis' Day Service clients had an extraordinary experience. Steve, a Falconry Trainer was kind enough to visit the team at Earley Crescent Centre and do a demonstration and talk on falconry. He brought his Harris Hawk with him!