Month: June 2021

29th June 2021

New bike offers independence

Denise has bought a new bike with a Small Sparks grant from the Discovery Community Fund which enables her to be more independent and get out and about in her community.

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24th June 2021

Community fund consultation announced

We are calling for everyone living with a learning disability or autism in Somerset, and those that support them, to help shape the future of the Discovery Community Fund by taking part in a county-wide consultation. Organisations as diverse as People First, the Somerset Wildlife Trust and the Calvert Trust are amongst a wide range […]

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10th June 2021

Discovery is a Great Place to Work

Dimensions has been accredited as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute for the third year in a row. What’s more, this is the first year that the accreditation includes Discovery, and I am absolutely delighted that we have received this accolade. It is a wonderful recognition of our hard work after a very challenging period for everyone.

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3rd June 2021

Discovery launches nationwide #MyGPandMe training in Somerset

Today, during National Patient Participation Week, we have launched new, free #MyGPandMe training. The #MyGPandMe training is available to all healthcare professionals and non-clinical staff, and aims to make doctors’ surgeries more accessible for those with learning disabilities or autism. Visit the #MyGPandMe pages to take the free elearning: The e-learning will help to address health […]

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