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Red Nose Day people smiling while wearing red noses

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.

Ada and her family

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.

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Celebrating Learning and Development at Optalis

The Learning and Development Team hosted their first ever Learning Celebration Lunch on 17th January, in recognition of our brilliant colleagues and their journey of continuous development.

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Short Term Support and Reablement Team (START) Seniors now qualified Trusted Assessors

In a significant move towards enhancing the Short Term Support and Reablement service our START Seniors have all completed the Trusted Assessors Course.

Team work

Working together to support each other and our customers

We pride ourselves on having strong, caring teams that work effectively together to provide a good service to our customers. Often we hear stories of when a colleague help out in a time of need.