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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


Allenby Road Short Break Service celebrates 'Good' in all areas rating from CQC

Optalis Short Break Service, Allenby Road in Maidenhead, has been rated as 'Good' in all areas by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Here for you during these difficult times

We are so proud of our staff teams and the amazing work they do, each and every day to support people to maintain their independence, enjoy life and fulfil their potential. At this time they are working tirelessly to ensure our customers’ health and wellbeing is paramount, whilst dealing with the concerns and challenges that every member of our society is facing right now.

COVID 19 - Update 12/03/2020

At Optalis it is always our top priority to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our customers and colleagues. The government has stated that the UK is prepared for all eventualities regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). With new cases emerging in the UK, we want to keep you updated with the safety information and steps that Optalis is taking. Optalis follows the advice provided by Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care. This means as a social care provider we have a plan.

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.