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Inclusion Network Herefordshire – Online and offline Activities

Allinteractive is for all families with disabled children and young people in Herefordshire, funded by Herefordshire council and delivered by Marches Family Network. Allinteractive family bubble or small group sessions in Herefordshire, places to visit, online activities, stories, performances, training and places to get support all found in this handy newsletter AllinteractiveMFNInHEREOctober2020 from Marches Family […]

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Our Annual Awards Winners

At our AGM in October each year we also hold our prestigious Care Awards presentation.  These awards, nominations for which are from our Service Users and Team Leaders, are presented to members of our team to recognise the fabulous work they do.   First up is the Judy Phillips Memorial Award, awarded to the Support […]

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In House Team Leader

(fixed term contract; possibility that the role may be made permanent) We currently have a unique opportunity for a self-starting individual to come and join our team in the role of in-house Team Leader.  This is an important role within the organisation as SIL is the largest provider of homecare to people with complex needs […]

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Activate Your Life – Free Online Self-help Course

This free course provided by Public Health Wales is designed to help you improve your mental health and wellbeing. Feeling worried or anxious can have a big impact on your health and for some people life can be particularly difficult. The course can help you to take greater control of your actions, so that day-to-day […]

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Friends against Scams

This advice is brought to you by Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams. Anyone can be the victim of a scam, however some people are more vulnerable to scams […]

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The Poppy Factory – employability advice for veterans

The Poppy Factory’s mission is to support wounded, injured and sick veterans on their journey into employment and to continue supporting them whatever challenges they may face. Four out of five of the veterans they work with report a mental health condition. Their one-to-one employability service is veteran-centred and helps people of all ages, including […]

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SIL Annual Report and Accounts 31.03.2020

We are pleased to provide our Annual Report and Accounts for the year ending 31st March 2020.  Not only do we provide all the important facts and figures that we are obliged to provide but also a quick run through of all the other work we do. SIL Annual Report & Accounts 2019 – 2020

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Do You Have What it Takes?

NEWS RELEASE  Number: 57/20                                                                                   7th August 2020 Do You Have What it Takes? Services for Independent Living (SIL) has been supporting disabled people and those who need care in their homes since 1996 and is constantly adapting to respond to the challenges thrown up by changes in social care. We now want to expand our […]

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SIL Office Re-opening

On Tuesday 1st September, after what seems a very long time, the Services for Independent Living office team will be repopulating their headquarters in Leominster. We were extremely fortunate to be have been able to deliver all our services from home so even if we were a bit more difficult to get hold of or […]

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Free ‘Face Mask Exempt’ Badges Support Disabled People

NEWS RELEASE Number: 56/20                                                                                    6th July 2020  Euan’s Guide, the access review charity, is offering free ‘Face Mask Exempt’ badges to help support disabled people and people with hidden impairments. Whilst coming out of lockdown, face coverings are either compulsory or strongly advised in many public areas, including on public transport. Although facemasks are an […]

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Rejuvenation – Issue 3

Produced by REJUVENATE! A place for Carers to find creative inspiration, ideas and online support Rejuvenate! book Issue 3 is linked below and has a fantastic Garden theme throughout, it even includes a tasty recipe worth giving a go. Creative Carers’ Group Email: rejuvenate@creativecarergroup.co.uk

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Welsh news – COVID19 – Services offered by supermarkets for elderly, disabled, vulnerable people, carers and key workers – May 2020

  This information is provided by partners at Welsh council authorities and is applicable in Welsh supermarkets only – we hope to be able to share similar information for English visitors to our site soon. COVID19 – Services offered by supermarkets for elderly, disabled, vulnerable people, carers and key workers – May 2020 Those who […]

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Gwent Integrated Autism Service – Virtual Sessions

Virtual Autism Advice Sessions Gwent Integrated Autism Service are working hard to find alternative methods of support in these uncertain times of lockdown and social distancing. Instead of our usual face to face drop in sessions, we would like to offer a Virtual Autism Advice Session. During the session you will be able to discuss […]

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Bring a smile – letter writing to older people

Calling all boys and girls! It’s time to write a letter or create a drawing to bring a smile to an older person; Age Connects Torfaen are launching a letter writing scheme to older people: Covid 19 has presented difficult times for many older people, especially those living alone who may not have anyone to […]

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