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Community Circles – Brief Introductory Information

Lots of people are getting in touch to ask about Community Circles. There are a range of Circles approaches, from the individual Circle around an individual or family, through to approaches which link people’s interests and contributions to others and opportunities in...

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Encircled with love

At the beginning of 2014 my husband Dave was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment. We were assured that it wasn’t Alzheimer’s! Four months later it was confirmed that it was. We were devastated. Having come to terms with the potential changes to our lives we...

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Connections with Purpose and Meaning

A one-day, on-line course with follow up support Dates: Choose from: March 9th, April 6th May 4th. All courses run 10am-2.30 with a lunch break What will you learn? Following this course you can get started making a difference straight away. Course participants will...

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Sit up and take notice!

I wonder how often we stop and take notice – to clear our heads and a space in our days to reignite the forgotten spark of something that once burned brightly within us? Having tried both meditation and mindfulness, taking time to stop and focus it is still a concept...

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Karen’s Lockdown Story

Sight Advice has a number of wonderful volunteers. In this blog they focus on Karen’s story and how she has made a huge difference to Anne during lockdown.

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Doing More of What Matters…

In the last blog from Age UK Doncaster, we heard about Richard and his re-connection with composing music during lockdown. In this blog, we hear what happened to that piece of music and exciting next steps for Richard.

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Reflections on One Page Profiles

Following on from her last blog, exploring the power of one page profiles, Cath Barton explores the concept of the 3P’s which recognises the three areas of self when working alongside people. She raises the question of whether these boundaries have changed during virtual working and what that has meant for connection with others.

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Let’s Talk Circles – An International Discussion

COVID-19 is an international issue, crossing borders and restricting life across the globe. Our colleague, Andrea, who works for Options in New Zealand, shares, in this blog, what they have been doing to continue to breathe life into the Circles community during the pandemic.

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