Month: October 2019

30th October 2019

I’ve been thinking a lot about health lately

Personally, I’m of an age when I should have had a Wellman check-up. I haven’t. I guess that’s because whilst it’s important for me, it’s not yet important enough to me. I consider myself healthy enough, but do I really know? So, I’m in no position to preach but I do want to share some awful nationwide health data […]

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24th October 2019

People we support at Orchard Dale in Bridgwater plan a celebration for their church

People with learning disabilities and autism at Milton House, Orchard Dale in Bridgwater are holding a celebration to say goodbye to Westfield United Reformed Church. People from the house have enjoyed going to the church on West Street while they have been staying in Bridgwater waiting to move to a new assisted living development – Apple […]

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23rd October 2019

Discovery invests in ‘Books Beyond Words’

As part of our ongoing commitment to allow individuals to express themselves in the manner they choose, Discovery has purchased a number of licences from ‘Beyond Words’, who provide books and training to support people who find pictures easier to understand than words. Whether supporting somebody with a learning disability or communication difficulty, these resources […]

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10th October 2019

“Looking back, the best thing I did was ask for help”

My name is Lorna Mitchell and I am a Locality Manager at The Willows and Orchard Bungalow in Taunton. I am a Mental Health First Aider and have been asked to tell you about the network and why I decided to get involved. I jumped at the opportunity to become a Mental Health First Aider, […]

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