A lead support worker has created a newsletter to ensure that Shirley is supported in a consistent way.
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A budding artist who works as a volunteer with a community art project, is thrilled that the group’s work is being shown in a new exhibition at Wells Cathedral.
Health and social care students have been helping the people we support with a spot of gardening at the new Apple Tree Court development in Street.
Football mad Amy is part of her local team and she trains with them every week.
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.
Alex Beckett has received a `Small Sparks’ grant from the Discovery Community Fund to buy a new tablet so he can make videos of buses and trains.
This National Siblings day I want to encourage families – siblings as well as mum and dad – to speak up, to share their gut feelings, to ask questions, to share their hopes and fears with the people who give day-to-day support to their loved one.
We are proud to mark this important day by taking part in the lighting of candles across Somerset as a reminder that we need to be the light in the darkness. It’s important to reflect that the first stage of genocide is not respecting difference. People with learning disabilities were subjected to the gas chambers. […]
The Discovery Community Fund has awarded £50,000 to a Somerset nature project to enable people with learning disabilities and/or autism to connect with the natural environment to improve their health and wellbeing.