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Update about our services 3 November 2020

At Optalis we continue to provide safe and responsive services and will provide updates if any circumstances change.

Update report

Optalis Quarterly Performance Report is published

The Quarterly Performance Report shows a summary of our activities and plans for development.

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Dementia Care Advisor team receive a delivery of fiddle mitts

Dementia Care Advisor team received a delivery of fiddle mitts from the ‘Knit your socks off’ group. The sensory mitts are stimulating, soothing, colourful and interactive for those with dementia.


The Day the Seaside came to Winston Court!

Despite lockdown, all the residents of Winston Court enjoyed one of the best virtual days ever, all dressed up and ready to go in seaside gear.

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Santa Maria (Independent Living Service) spruce up their garden

The staff at Santa Maria wanted to make the back garden a more attractive and desirable place to spend time, relax and enjoy the summer. The team set about clearing the garden; cutting down diseased trees, clearing and replanting the vegetable garden.

Employee appreciation

Optalis Employee Appreciation Event 2020

We recently celebrated our team's huge efforts and dedication over the past few months with a virtual event.  It was wonderful to take time to recognise everyone's hard work and dedication.

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An interview with Freweyni, who stepped in to support our reablement team during the pandemic

We’ve been talking to our amazing colleagues who have stepped in to support our services during the pandemic. Read about Freweyni’s experiences of working in a new role.

A Message from David Birch, CEO – Thursday 18 June 2020

An update on our progress and the current picture, taking account of the latest Government announcements on the easing of some of the lockdown restrictions. 

Optalis 9th Birthday

On the sixth of June we're celebrating nine years of operating! It has been a pleasure working with our amazing colleagues, partners and every one of our customers. Thanks to you all for supporting Optalis along the way! 


Top ranking Supported Employment Service achieves Support with Confidence accreditation for 7th year

Supported Employment Service achieves Support with Confidence accreditation for seventh year