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Optalis celebrates the talent and energy that apprentices bring to the workplace

During National Apprenticeship Week we celebrated the talent and experiences that our apprentices bring to our organisation. 

Wokingham SOUP Returns in February 2020

Wokingham SOUP fundraising returns in February 2020 The social gathering and fundraising event presented by Optalis will give people from the local community the chance to vote for their preferred community cause. 

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The Making a Difference group are cleaning up!

Making a Difference is a session that was introduced Learning Disabilities Day Services in Wokingham to make a positive impact within our local community. The session was inspired by news regarding our plastic waste effecting marine life and being the cause of much unnecessary suffering and even death across the world. Our aim is to make positive changes within our Day Services and inspire others to do the same.

Optalis care 'spread Christmas cheer' to beat loneliness

Optalis in Wokingham hosted a range of festive activities to beat isolation

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Poetry book published by Optalis raises awareness about dementia

A book celebrating the value, experience and contribution of older people with a collection of their memories, photos and poems.

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Uniform charity School Days wind Optalis Latest SOUP fundraiser

Optalis hosted a Soup Event at Westmead Centre to bring the community together and give local organisations the opportunity to raise awareness and pitch for funding for their community project.

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Ace students celebrate success

In June 2019, our Ace at Optalis students celebrated successfully completing their training. We worked with 13 students supporting them with their transition from college to the work environment.

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Optalis celebrates staff excellence

Winners announced!

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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’.

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Supported Employment Service achieves Support with Confidence accreditation for 6th year in a row!

Team celebrates achieving coveted award