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Thriving People, Connected Places

For extra care to fulfil its potential of course, it has to be much more than a tenancy with planned support. Over the last few years, Community Circles, with partners including Wellbeing Teams and Helen Sanderson Associates, have been working to help realise that potential.

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Thinking About Outcomes…

Cath reflects on how, in our desire to be helpful, we can leap to fixing a problem, missing out on the opportunity to explore ideas and solutions together.

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School’s Out (For Lockdown)

For almost 12 months we have been unable to unite in person, but with spirit and determination and a want by all involved to continue to focus on meaningful connection, Community Circles continues to support people staying connected.

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Living a Full Life

Are you supporting people living in care homes who are looking for ways to keep involved with the things that matter to them, explore new opportunities and ways to connect? This course will support you to explore using person-centred approaches and tools to find out what matters to people and creative ways to enable what is practical and possible for keeping people connected and safe.

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Inclusion for Older Citizens Through COVID & Beyond

Are you supporting older people who are looking for ways to keep involved with the things that matter to them, explore new opportunities and ways to connect? This course will support you to explore using person-centred approaches and tools to find out what matters to people and creative ways to enable what is practical and possible for keeping people connected and safe.

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Inclusion for Citizens with Learning Disabilities through COVID and Beyond

Are you supporting people who are looking for ways to keep involved with the things that matter to them, explore new opportunities and ways to connect? This course is useful for anyone supporting people with learning disabilities in a wide range of situations and services – at home, in accommodation with support, via leisure and activities.

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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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