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Discovery Latest
8 April 2019

Update for families, March 2019 By Luke Joy Smith, Managing Director Each month, I write to families by post, to update them on various key aspects of Discovery’s work. Letters are posted because experience shows that this remains the best way to give every family the chance to know what’s happening at Discovery. The same […]

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Newholme found to Require Improvement

Discovery Latest
3 April 2019

Luke Joy-Smith, Discovery’s MD said: “Following our own ongoing internal review processes, including Newholme, we have been addressing a number of known performance areas over the last few months, which echo the CQC review and were reflected in their report. Since the completion of the Discovery restructure last November, Newholme has a new manager in […]

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Discovery launches Colleague Voice Forums

Discovery Latest
28 March 2019

Over 30 colleagues are to be recruited from services across Discovery as the organisation launches a comprehensive set of forums designed to help Discovery’s continuous improvement programme. Discovery is seeking a delegate to represent colleagues in each and every locality across Somerset. Delegates will be responsible for representing their colleagues in the forum, and for […]

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Spotlight on our quality review team

Discovery Latest
19 March 2019

“Under Somerset County Council my job simply didn’t exist. By introducing this role, Discovery ensures there are extra checks on the quality of services we provide” So says Adam Walker, Quality & Compliance reviewer for Discovery, talking about his role: “I worked in support for Somerset County Council for about 8 years before moving across […]

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Alice in Wonderland, Future 4 @ Street Drama Group

Discovery Latest
14 March 2019

On a sunny Tuesday in February, friends and family filled the auditorium at Strode Theatre to watch the premiere of Future 4 @ Street Drama Group’s latest production – Alice in Wonderland. The cast also attended in full costume The audience were not disappointed. The wonderful movie which was creatively filmed using a green screen, […]

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Building your career at Discovery

Discovery Latest
14 March 2019

“If you are interested in progressing, and your values are good, then my experience is that Discovery will nurture and develop you, and provide a wide range of career opportunities. Personally I have done more new things in 2 years at Discovery than in 20 years at SCC” So says locality manager Phil Lang, who […]

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