This page will be regularly updated with the actions we are taking, and any guidance we are issuing, due to the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19.
Locality Manager, Jade Tillson, has collected 1100 headbands and button extensions for all of Discovery’s colleagues so that the protective masks are more comfortable to wear. The headbands and button extensions stop the masks from rubbing over the ears and digging into the eyes. Jade who is the Locality Manager for Russet House in Yeovil, […]
UNISON Somerset has awarded Discovery a silver award for meeting key standards in UNISON’s Care Worker Safety Charter, making us the regional leader in the fight against the spread of Coronavirus in our locations throughout Somerset. Discovery Colleagues have gone that extra mile to care for the people we support. Examples include one colleague, whose […]
Lorna Mitchell is the Better Practice Lead at Croftlands in Bridgwater and she is a Mental Health First Aider. I don’t think anyone quite has the words to explain what on earth is going on at the moment; one day easily blends into another and another. It’s a very confusing time for everyone, which causes […]
Paul Kitto is the Locality Manager at Selwyn House in Yeovil. At this very difficult and unprecedented time, I would like to raise awareness about the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) that has been a fantastic resource for me. I had to self-isolate for twelve weeks due to underlying health conditions, which wasn’t easy. It meant […]