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March 2019

Corner Exotics Visits Pontesbury

2019-03-12T14:45:00+00:00March 7th, 2019|

This week residents of CCL's Hall Bank Mews Scheme, Pontesbury, enjoyed a unique experience when Corner Exotics visited their home. Corner Exotics provided an educational and entertaining experience with a variety of different animals for residents to interact with. Residents learnt about the animals natural environments, how they protect themselves and why they look and feel [...]

Maths Week at The Grafton Centre

2019-03-28T15:42:56+00:00March 3rd, 2019|

Students at CCL's Grafton Centre thoroughly enjoyed a wide range of activities that focused on creating, making and performing for Maths Week. Maths Week activities were shared by Natspec, who are an association for organisations offering specialist provision for students with learning difficulties and disabilities. With plenty of ideas on ways to incorporate a variety of maths skills into the day, it was [...]

February 2019

CCL’s Masquerade Charity Ball 2019

2019-02-25T15:56:42+00:00February 18th, 2019|

This year's CCL Masquerade Charity Ball, was held at the Albright Hussey Manor Hotel in Shrewsbury. It was a fantastic opportunity to get dressed up, catch up with friends and enjoy delicious food, whilst raising money for the CCL Hydrotherapy Pool. Hydrotherapy is a very important and therapeutic intervention for the young people we support, especially for those with multiple [...]

Valentines Themed Learner Café

2019-02-28T14:04:53+00:00February 14th, 2019|

Learner Café is held every Friday at The Grafton Centre, with a different theme each week. With this week being Valentines the learners have enjoyed making cards, decorations and lots of cake! Learner Café provides learners with the opportunity to build on communication skills, improve confidence, encourage choice making and independence. This week learners have been making [...]

January 2019

Sensory Exploration Sessions

2019-01-28T11:15:47+00:00January 28th, 2019|

CCL learners who access The Opportunities Programme have been participating in weekly sensory exploration sessions, exploring different colours and textures. Each week the learners are presented with different coloured objects, with this session being the colour white. There were a variety of items to explore including flour, mats, golf balls, flannels, paper and meringues. Learners [...]

December 2018

Grafton Learner’s Generous Present to CCL

2019-01-09T12:31:42+00:00December 18th, 2018|

Greenfields, CCL's high quality short breaks estate, has received a very generous donation towards their sensory garden. Rebecca and Daisy are sisters who attend The Grafton College and use our short breaks services at Greenfields. This year, for their 21st birthday, they have kindly donated £625 in lieu of gifts for the Greenfields sensory garden. [...]

November 2018

CCL are Winners at The Great British Care Awards 2018

2018-12-06T10:18:47+00:00November 30th, 2018|

The Great British Care Awards recognise and celebrate excellence across the social care sector. CCL were finalists at this year’s event in three categories; Debbie Uzzell for The Care Trainer Award, The Opportunities Programme for The Care Team Award and Katy Russell for The Frontline Leader Award. Debbie is CCL’s Quality Assurance Coordinator and ensures [...]

The Orchard’s Children in Need Event

2018-11-27T10:11:32+00:00November 16th, 2018|

The Orchard, one of our high quality homes in Wem, hosted a Children in Need Event this month to raise money for this fantastic charity. Children in Need is a UK charity, organised by the BBC. Each year the charity raises money to help disadvantaged children and young people in the UK, with a vision to ensure [...]

Preparing For Adulthood Transition Event

2018-11-27T10:07:40+00:00November 15th, 2018|

CCL were invited to the Shrewsbury Town Football Club, which was this year's venue for Shropshire's Preparing for Adulthood Transition Event. The event which was supported by Shropshire Adult Social Care, Severndale Specialist Academy and The SEN Team at Shropshire Council, was a great opportunity to meet families and to discuss the fantastic services CCL can provide. The Preparing for [...]