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February 2022

You Can Care Week 2022: Celebrating Kirsty Gale & Rebecca Jones

2022-02-22T16:49:26+00:00February 22nd, 2022|

Monday 21st – Sunday 27th February is #YouCanCareWeek hosted by Home Instead. #YouCanCareWeek is all about shining a spotlight on the incredible people working in the care sector and encouraging others to join. To celebrate You Can Care Week 2022, we wanted to take the opportunity to share some stories from our wonderful CCL team [...]

You Can Care Week 2022: Celebrating Mark Wiggin

2022-02-22T10:18:31+00:00February 21st, 2022|

Monday 21st - Sunday 27th February is #YouCanCareWeek hosted by Home Instead. #YouCanCareWeek is all about shining a spotlight on the incredible people working in the care sector and encouraging others to join. To celebrate You Can Care Week 2022, we wanted to take the opportunity to share some stories from our wonderful CCL team [...]

Kynaston Farm’s Valentine’s Card Competition

2022-02-17T16:46:20+00:00February 17th, 2022|

Naomi and Kevin from Kynaston Farm held a Valentine's Day card competition with all the schemes across CCL, including Grafton and Day Opportunities. All of the entries were brilliant and very creative, so Naomi and Kevin had their work cut out! Naomi said "Kynaston were overwhelmed with Valentine’s Day cards for the competition and they [...]

Safer Internet Day at the Grafton Centre

2022-02-28T14:46:33+00:00February 8th, 2022|

Today at the Grafton Centre, we took part in Safer Internet Day. This year's theme once again was "Together for a better internet", the day calls upon all stakeholders to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially for children and young people. To take part, students video called each [...]

January 2022

Kirsty Power becomes Registered Manager of Hall Bank Mews

2022-01-24T15:45:48+00:00January 24th, 2022|

We would like to congratulate Kirsty Power on becoming Registered Manager of Hall Bank Mews, CCL’s Pontesbury scheme. After undertaking a fit person interview with CQC, she was appointed Registered Manager under the Health & Social Care Act.   Kirsty is an excellent example of someone who has progressed and grown within the organisation. She [...]

An Interview with Chrissie Simmons MBE  

2022-01-07T14:49:04+00:00January 7th, 2022|

A brief insight into Chrissie’s career… Chrissie Simmons, CCL’s Housekeeper & Health & Safety Co-ordinator, has been appointed an MBE in the New Year’s Honours 2022. Having dedicated herself to CCL for 8 years and the care sector for 20 years, Chrissie has exceeded all expectations of her role as Housekeeper and Health & Safety [...]

December 2021

A Christmas Message from EG

2021-12-24T12:27:24+00:00December 24th, 2021|

A very Happy Christmas to you all!   Here is a special Christmas message from our Executive Group... https://youtu.be/DDpVWmQsm0A

CCL’s Christmas Celebration Day 2021

2021-12-10T15:05:58+00:00December 10th, 2021|

This year, due to COVID, once again our Christmas celebration was held via Zoom. All schemes including the houses, Grafton, Day Opps and Longbow (Head Office) attended. The Zoom event was hosted by Day Opps, starting with a Makaton cover of 'Frosty the Snowman' by Longbow: https://youtu.be/6BVIl0FjXN8 (see below).   https://youtu.be/6BVIl0FjXN8   Following this, we [...]

CCL Attend Caring UK Awards as Finalists

2021-12-07T16:25:38+00:00December 7th, 2021|

Last Thursday, a group from CCL attended the Caring UK Awards. CCL was shortlisted as a finalist for the 'Care Employer of the Year' award. It was a fantastic evening hosted by the Caring UK Awards at the Athena in Leicester. The event included a performance by Cirque de Lumiere, who were mesmerising and fascinating [...]

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