Month: February 2022

28th February 2022

We are all just people – A heart to heart with Support Worker Maddy

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The first service I visited when joining Discovery was Delmore Road. What a treat! The place is like one big smile, from the sitting room to the staff office. When I walked through the door, my face fell from a smile – into jaw-dropping awe. I’d stumbled in on Maddy, a support worker gushing about […]

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14th February 2022

Kindness Is Infectious :)

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Yesterday I had a chat with Megan, a support worker for Discovery. Megan did something lovely, and not just for the people we support, but for someone on her team. Yup. Megan nominated Sophie (her teammate) for an Inspiring People Award! Inspiring People is Discovery’s very own appreciation scheme to reward colleagues that inspire others […]

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11th February 2022

When You Are In Love With Your Job!

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How lockdown meant Brett transitioned to support work and wished he’d done it five years sooner: I’m Brett, I’m twenty-eight, and I’ve been in the leisure industry since I was sixteen. I worked my way up to a senior operations manager, then when Lockdown happened, I got made redundant and put on a casual contract. […]

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11th February 2022

Happy 4th anniversary Richard and Ruth!

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I just got off a WhatsApp call with the delightful Richard, who Discovery supports. Richard and Ruth are an engaged couple from Street that agreed to talk to me about their relationship thanks to Beccy Simmonds, Inclusion officer for Discovery, who set the meeting up for us. What a wonderful, fun-loving couple! Ruth delighted in […]

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