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Westmead join in Nutrition and Hydration week

People at Westmead took the opportunity during Nutririon & Hydration week to talk about the importance of nutrition and hydration. They tried a variety of healthy foods and drinks and shared resources

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A Day in the Life of a Social Worker - Stephanie Webb

Social Work Week is the perfect opportunity to highlight what social workers do and what makes social work such an interesting and fulfilling career.

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A Day in the Life of a Social Care Practitioner – Natasha McEwen

We met with Natasha to find out more about her role and how Social Work supports individuals and families across the borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

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Woodley Day Service goes red!

During the week beginning the 11th of March, people at Woodley Community Lives Service took part in activities to raise money for Red Nose Day 2024.

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MP Theresa May visits 'Men in Sheds' community in Maidenhead

MP Theresa May visits 'Men in Sheds' community in Maidenhead


The Berkshire Care Home is set to have a new name

The Berkshire Care Home in Wokingham is set to have a new name – Bluebell House – following consultation with residents, their families and staff.

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Suffolk Lodge help Ada celebrate a milestone birthday!

Ada, who likes to be known as Tods, celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by love, laughter, and the warmth of her friends and family.

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Celebrating Dignity

The team and people we support at Westmead Community Lives service marked Dignity Action Day this year with a "Digni-FREE" display.

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Unlocking Potential: The Optalis Learning and Development Team

In conversation with Ruth Walsh – Learning & Development Lead for Optalis, we delve into our progressive approach to training and development, exploring the current offer, and future aspirations

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Navigating Learning and Development: Hannah's experience as an Apprentice at Optalis

Hannah, shares her journey as a Learning and Development Practitioner apprentice.