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Celebrating 30 years of friendships and support

We met with Paul, who has recently celebrated a significant milestone of attending the Community Lives Westmead Service for 30 years!

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Remembering the Queen

Customers from our Community Lives service at Oakbridge in Windsor have been to pay their respects to Her Majesty this week and left some flowers at Windsor Castle.

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The Queen’s State Funeral - Monday 19 September

On the day of the State Funeral, we want to offer our colleagues the chance to commemorate Her Majesty's passing and her reign. As a result, we have made changes to the opening hours of our services.

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Wokingham Community Lives Annual BBQ event 2022

Our team at Wokingham Community Lives service recently hosted a fun filled BBQ event. A fab day was had by all, at the annual BBQ event, which has returned for the first time since 2019.

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Free Carers Networking Lunch

Chat with fellow carers over lunch. Share your experiences and talk through issues and ways of coping. We will be sharing information about community resources alongside practical advice and guidance.

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Community Lives customers get together for a Planning Day.

Community Lives customers get together for a Planning Day.

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Try a train workshops a great success

The Optalis Supported Employment team have been working with people to become more confident using train travel, in partnership with Great Western Railway and Southeast Communities Rail Partnership

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Celebrating the impact of Co-Production

To celebrate Co-Production week 2022, we decided to reflect on the progress of a project in our Community Lives Service.

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Time to Talk

A group of customers and staff met at Westmead to take a moment to think about the impact that the pandemic has had on all our lives, both the positives and negatives.

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The Good Care Series - Carers Support

Our next articles focuses on the support we provide to unpaid Carers. A Carer is anyone who cares, unpaid for a friend or family member who is unable to cope without this support