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Discovery awards funds to Somerset community organisations

Discovery Latest
13 June 2019

We are delighted to announce the first round of grants from the Discovery Community Fund have been awarded to seven community groups, totalling almost £90,000. The fund, managed by Somerset Community Foundation, aims to support improvements to the health and independence of adults with learning disabilities and autism right across the county of Somerset. It […]

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Discovery launches Welcome Lunch for new colleagues

Discovery Latest
31 May 2019

Discovery have launched a welcome lunch event for new colleagues. As part of Discovery’s colleague retention scheme, they have introduced welcome lunch events for all colleagues who have successfully completed their first six months within the organisation. The first event was a small informal gathering with a buffet lunch, held at The Canalside in Bridgwater. As well as colleagues who […]

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Meet the Enterprise Players

Discovery Latest
31 May 2019

Anne started volunteering at Colliers Court back in 1989, and is still volunteering there now. Anne previously taught Keep Fit. Using a video, she encourages the people we support to move around in time to the music. Some really enjoyed this and Anne saw potential for some people in acting. Now, together with Sarah Tremelling, […]

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Discovery house hosts charity garden party

Discovery Latest
30 May 2019

Discovery’s Vesuvio house has hosted a summer garden party for charity. The event was masterminded by Support Worker Beverley Stevens in aid of a new flower patch to attract butterflies and bees, which people who live there particularly like. The total raised was £61, which will now be used to buy new plants and shrubs. […]

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Discovering a friendship

Discovery Latest
12 June 2019

Recently, we went to visit a few of our services to meet some of our amazing staff and people we support, to find out more about them and hear their stories. We thought we would share this one with you:   Shaun and Billy’s story It is a quiet Wednesday afternoon in Chard and an amiable man […]

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The weight is over for Nicola and Sue

Discovery Latest
11 June 2019

Dynamic duo Sue Matthews and Nicola Lintern have been friends for years. The pair are so close that they even decided to live in apartments next to each other and share a lounge and garden. What’s more, since joining Discovery, the friends have lost a total of over six stone between them by working hard […]

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