Exciting new project for the Training Team

Posted by on 15 July 2014

The team at Orchard Trust Training are celebrating a second successful bid for Government funding to begin an exciting new project!

Last year, the team planned, designed and ran a project for people responsible for activity provision in health and social care settings - 38 people successfully gained a specialist qualification, and Orchard Trust Training set up the 'Gloucestershire Activity Champions Network', a county wide group of people who are committed to 'promoting the passion' for making lives meaningful, through meaningful engagement with activities, for residents and service users in care settings.

This year, the team are branching out into a second project that builds on last year's success - designing and producing e-learning modules that people can access by computer, tablet or mobile phone, to learn more about how they can contribute to making lives more meaningful and stimulating for people they support.  There will be modules for all staff levels, from managers to support and care staff, that will be available through the Skills for Care website.

To find out more, email the team on admin@orchardtrusttraining.co.uk

Orchard Trust Training Team

(left to right: Bev Harvey, Michele Blinman and Kathryn Hughes, the team at Orchard Trust Training)

Education and Training Manager, Michele Blinman said, "I am over the moon that our bid for funding has been successful.  My team and I are passionate about the value of a 'whole organisation' culture that supports positive activity provision and makes life have purpose and meaning for people depending upon quality care; this funding will enable us to spread this vital message even further."

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