Author: Tiffany Crosara

18th July 2023

You’ll never walk alone – Nigel’s Anfield adventure

Keinan and Nigel at Anfield smiling at the camera

Here at Discovery, we are always looking for ways to support people to live the life they choose. So last April, when Nigel, a person we support, told his locality manager, Keinan, about his dream to go and see his beloved football team Liverpool play, Keinan set about making it a reality It was a […]

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18th July 2023

‘I’ do: Graham’s special big blue wedding day

Graham stood under a big blue balloon arch

At Discovery, we are big on helping the people we support turn their dreams into reality, so today, here is one such (true life) story… Graham, a person we support, is an avid churchgoer with a dream to have a big wedding day. The type we all dream of, including bells, bows, balloons, as well […]

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3rd July 2023

Wish you were here? Fiona’s dream holiday.

Here at Discovery, we are hot on supporting people to make their dreams come true, so today, we share with you how Bryony and Fiona made Fiona’s dream holiday a reality. It all began in 2022 In a person-centred review between Fiona, a person we support, and Bryony, her assistant locality manager. Fiona told Bryony […]

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22nd December 2022

What is it like to be a trustee? We ask Harry

A picture of Harry

What is it like to be a trustee? What do trustees do exactly? And what type of person makes a great trustee?  Today, we ask Harry, a Discovery trustee since we started in 2017.  Harry was working for Somerset County Council as a Young Person’s Champion when his job coach told him that Discovery was […]

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15th December 2022

Come with Verity on a tour of Cedar Park

Do you live near Shepton Mallet and need a flexible job? Here at Discovery, we aim to be as flexible as possible because we understand everyone has different lives. An understanding manager is just what you need in the twenty-first century, isn’t it? So today let’s meet Verity, Cedar Park’s Locality Manager: “I understand people […]

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22nd November 2022

Sexual violence – if in doubt, reach out

Animation of the back of three women supporting each other with woman support woman written on their t-shirts

Shocking research tells us that autistic adults and people with learning disabilities are 1.5 times more likely to experience sexual violence and abuse than their non-disabled counterparts (WHO 2012) Sometimes it’s hard to detect, but the impact of sexual violence and abuse can be long-lasting and devastating. That’s why when SARSAS (Somerset and Avon Rape […]

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15th November 2022

Putting healthy choices first – Aaron’s inspiring people award

A person we support making breakfast

Imagine… you are supporting a gentleman in a lone working setting when the pandemic hits He has diabetes and needs specific food, the online deliveries are weeks away, and you need it now. He can’t go out, and you can’t leave him. What would you do? Today, meet Aaron, one of our Inspiring People finalists, […]

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