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Valentines Themed Learner Café

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 [...]

2019-02-18T11:08:56+00:00February 14th, 2019|

Sensory Exploration Sessions

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 [...]

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

Grafton Learner’s Generous Present to CCL

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. [...]

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

CCL are Winners at The Great British Care Awards 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 [...]

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

The Orchard’s Children in Need Event

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 [...]

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

Preparing For Adulthood Transition Event

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 [...]

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

CCL Staff Annual Conference, 2018

This years CCL Staff Annual Conference focused on the use and development of Storytelling in Communication. The event also provided the opportunity for workshops and to recognise staff achievements, with the presentation of the prestigious Steve McGill Award. The Staff Annual Conference is an opportunity for CCL employees to learn something new, participate in thought-provoking workshops [...]

2018-11-08T11:16:04+00:00November 8th, 2018|