Number: 48/19 19th August 2019 Services for Independent Living (SIL) are delighted to announce that they have become the 47th organisation in Herefordshire to pledge its support and sign up to the Armed Forces Covenant. To become part of the Covenant SIL has pledged to uphold […]
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Number: 45/19 20th June 2019 Changes to Blue Badges Blue Badges are a lifeline for disabled people, giving them the freedom and confidence to get to work and visit friends independently. The scheme already means people with physical disabilities can park […]
NEWS RELEASE Number: 44/19 19th June 2019 Learning Disability Week 2019 Learning Disability Week 2019 focuses on Sport and inclusion; in a survey of over 300 18 to 35 years olds with a learning disability 49% responded to say they would like to spend more time outside their house and 18% feel alone […]
News Release 43/19 11th June 2019 10th – 16th June is Carers Week this year, and the need to support people who care for partners, relatives and friends who can’t manage alone is greater than ever. There are an estimated 6.5 million people in Britain providing care, and often they are juggling this with looking […]
Number: 41/19 2 January 2019 Representatives from Services for Independent Living (SIL) […]
This is a project jointly run by St Michaels Hospice, Aspire and Services for Independent Living. The project started at the end of April 2018 and will be completed at the end of March 2020. Personal Resilience Planning in practical terms is about adopting a thinking ahead approach that supports people to plan for an […]
Number: 40/18 28 September 2018 Health & Social Care Awards – The results! Nominees from Services for Independent Living (SIL) enjoyed a wonderful night out hosted by the Hereford Times, to mark the first ever Health & Social Care Awards. SIL, which was a finalist in five categories of the Awards, was […]
NEWS RELEASE Over twenty years supporting people to live the life they choose #partofthesolution Number: 39/18 14 September 2018 Health & Social Care Awards 2018 Services for Independent Living (SIL) is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted in five categories at the Hereford Times’s first ever Health & Social Care Awards. The Awards […]
NEWS RELEASE #partofthesolution Number: 38/18 14 September 2018 SIL’S CQC SUCCESS Services for Independent Living (SIL) is delighted with the results of its recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection which has rated it Good across all categories. CQC inspections are carried out as a regulatory function under the Health and Social care Act (2008) and […]
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NEWS RELEASE Number 032/17 25 August 2017 WELSH MINISTER MEETS SIL Sam Morgan, Torfaen Direct Payment Support Service (DPSS) Manager, was invited by Torfaen County Borough Council to be part of a group meeting Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Social Services and Public Health, to discuss among other things, direct payments. Sam, who works for […]
NEWS RELEASE Number 030/17 27 July 2017 SIL achieves Coveted Disability Confident Leader status Services for Independent Living (SIL) is pleased to announce that the organisation has been recognised as a ‘Disability Confident Leader’ in the UK and is one of only 25 organisations in the country to have achieved this accolade. SIL, which ensures […]