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Carers & Sharers meeting

Posted by on 27 February 2018

The recent meeting for Carers & Sharers was all about 'Making Activities Matter'.  The group had a demonstration from Rachael Love who is a Trainer at the Trust.  Rachael put a particular emphasis on the use of materials for people with sensory impairments.
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Parents were later encouraged to make a display using available resources. These were judged by a service user who found their efforts highly amusing! 
The Carers & Sharers group is a support group for parents at the Trust.  The group offers friendship, opportunities to socialise and meet other people in a similar position.
The next meeting will be Friday 18th May 2018 2 - 4pm at The Lodge, Upper Stowfield, GL17 9PD - all parents, carers, supporters and advocates of adults with a learning disability who use any Orchard Trust service will be most welcome.

 

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Dignity in Care 2018

Posted by on 25 January 2018

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A Christmas Message from the CEO

Posted by tb on 22 December 2017

CEO Cathy Andrews
To all Orchard Trust staff, volunteers donors and supporters,

2017 has been a year of change and growth at the Orchard Trust and this will continue through 2018 as we reaffirm our purpose and work together to set the values and vision for the next three years. 

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Christmas Country Walks

Posted by tb on 15 December 2017

christmas country walk

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Award for All Grant

Posted by tb on 14 December 2017

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Closure due to weather

Posted by Tb on 12 December 2017

The day centre will be closed again today due to the adverse weather conditions 

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Closure due to snow

Posted by Tb on 11 December 2017

Due to the snow and icy conditions the Orchard Trust Day Centre, hydrotherapy and rebound will be closed today, along with training and admin department. We hope to open tomorrow and will update again soon.

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Christmas Carol Service

Posted by tb on 30 November 2017

carol service

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Christmas Coffee Morning

Posted by tb on 30 November 2017

christmas coffee

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Santa's Grotto 2017

Posted by tb on 13 November 2017

Santas Grotto 2017

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  • 31/05/2018 10:59am
  • Residents from a local care home visited the Orchard Trust activity park and smallholding site.  They tried out the park equipment and met some of the animals.  It is fantastic to see a range of people using the activity park and getting so much out of it.  We welcome anyone to come and visit the site and use the equipment, we just ask that you please call Phill or George on 01594 861359 to let them know you are coming.

  • 15/05/2018 1:38pm
  • Last week the Trust was delighted to host visitors from Thessalonika in Greece.