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September 2018

A walk down memory lane


Some of Leicester’s oldest residents have been taking a stroll down memory lane, thanks to a fantastic new facility at Holmfield Day Centre, a purpose-built day centre dedicated to supporting people living with dementia and their families.

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September 2018

George Hythe House compete in the Twilight Games


Residents at George Hythe House, a residential care home for older people in Leicester, are participating in the Twilight Games this September.

The Twilight Games are a programme of specially adapted sporting activities for residents in care settings across Leicestershire. Over the next two weeks participants will take part in activities which have been devised to accommodate a range of abilities and differing levels of mobility amongst residents.


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February 2018

104 pairs of shoes, each with a story to tell…


Shockingly, more than two women die at the hands of their current or ex-partner every week in Britain – over 104 women each year.

A powerful exhibition, telling the story of some of these women and hosted by East Lindsey Domestic Abuse Service (ELDAS), was officially opened by Mayor of Louth, Pauline Watson on Monday 5th February.

Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, Marc Jones visited the exhibition, commenting: “What a powerful, visual experience. I will always champion your work.”


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September 2017

Recognition for Sound as a Pound


NCHA’s Sound as a Pound has been declared the regional winner of the Festival of Learning project award.
The award recognises the Sound as a Pound team for ‘exceptional achievement in adult learning’, noting that the project makes a ‘positive difference to learners’ lives.’
Sound as a Pound supports vulnerable social housing tenants in Nottingham to improve their chances of becoming financially confident, which in turn reduces the risks of homelessness.


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August 2017

Outstanding rating for NCHA Care and Support’s Patrick Court


The NCHA Care and Support service at Patrick Court, Northamptonshire has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The service provides personal care, housing and support for people who have complex needs living in their own homes, assisting them to develop their independence and their involvement in the community.

Working in partnership with Northamptonshire County Council and the NHS, the service was opened in 2016. To be recognised as an ‘Outstanding’ service in such a short time is an impressive achievement.


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