This week it is Learning Disability Week and the theme is ‘Living Life with a Learning Disability’. Mark, a resident at Lowry House, our residential service in Hyde, with the help of Service Manager Adam McCarthy, has written this blog about his life at the service. The illustrations are by Meghan, our Accessible Information Specialist.
In our latest blog Skye, a service user who has recently been discharged from Cygnet Acer Clinic, writes about how the team at the hospital have helped her turn her life around after many years of unsuccessful admissions to a succession of adolescent, acute and rehabilitation services.
To mark Carers’ Week 2022, two parents who regularly see their daughter in a Cygnet placement share their thoughts on what they consider when they plan a visit.
As part of our Carers Week celebrations Hardy Uppal, Service Manager for our supported living services in Staffordshire, shares her experience of caring and how partnership working between service users and staff can help improve the experience of the people we support at Cygnet.
This week it is Carers Week and in our latest blog Beth Amos, Support Worker, shares what being a carer means to her and how the team at Lowry House create a homely environment where carers can feel connected to their loved ones.
Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 takes place from 9th - 15th May. This year's theme is 'Loneliness' and its effect on our mental health. To mark the week, Kim Law, Business Relationship Manager - North West, writes about volunteering and how it can help us to feel less lonely.