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Nationwide – the voice of experience

Last week a group of people we support gathered together for our national service user forum, Nationwide, to discuss FitzRoy strategy and have their say.

Young man stood in a kitchen dressed up as a pirate

Pirate Day is a swashbuckling success

The Maltings have had a week of summer festivities, from a flower power day through to a party day and even a carnival that families joined in with. However, Wednesday was Pirate Day, with a firm focus on all things piratical!

Four people stood next to a Go Ape course wearing harnesses

Jamie and Lorraine beat fears to reach new heights

Jamie and Lorraine, who are supported by our Newark Support at Home team, have recently achieved a rather lofty goal together: they overcame their fears and tackled Go Ape for the very first time!

Stall and 40 balloons at the care homes celebration

Our Essex Care Home gets a 40th birthday makeover!

One of our care homes in Essex celebrated 40 years since they first opened their doors, supporting 10 people with learning disabilities and autism. Five of the current residents have lived there since we first opened and four have lived there for 25-35 years.

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Person-centred care in action

Alice's quality of life has increased dramatically thanks to the dedication of the staff supporting her.

Sally and key worker Caroline at Costa

Sally Overcomes Challenges and Discovers Joy

Sally has lived at our Basingstoke supported living service for several years. She suffers from extreme anxiety, and had completely withdrawn into herself. When she moved here, she wouldn’t leave her flat; however, things started to change recently.

Krena with staff and flowers after performance

Krena Overcomes Challenges and Shines on Stage

We have supported 25 year old Krena since 2016 at one of our supported living services in Birmingham. Since Krena moved in, she’s dreamed of performing on stage but has struggled to find the confidence to do so. After studying drama at college and receiving support from our dedicated staff, Krena finally had the opportunity to fulfill her dream and perform on stage last month.