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September 2021

CCL’s 100th Day of COVID Testing

2021-09-17T14:23:26+01:00September 17th, 2021|

Today was our COVID team's 100th day of testing! Our testing centre is open Monday's and Friday's. A considerable amount of work goes into our COVID testing system, from ordering the tests, to carrying out the COVID tests, inputting the tests on to the government’s website, administering the results and sending out to team members, [...]

Remembering Eddie Henderson ~ 2nd November 1947 – 19th July 2021

2021-09-14T10:32:59+01:00September 14th, 2021|

We are saddened to announce the passing of Eddie Henderson on Monday 19th July. Eddie was a valued member of CCL’s Board of Management and father of Kim Henderson, resident of Church View. Eddie spent his last few days with his wife, Sue and daughters, Kim, Liz & Yvonne. Eddie played an important part at [...]

Celebrating Robyn Field Completing her Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management

2021-09-08T19:52:49+01:00September 8th, 2021|

Today we are celebrating Robyn Field, from our HR department, completing her Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management. During National Careers week, you may remember we shared an article all about Robyn studying whilst working, which you can view here: https://www.condovercollege.co.uk/national-careers-week-celebrating-robyn-field/.   For those of you who did not read the article, here is [...]

Fundraising for Amy Llewellyn’s High Tech Eye Gaze Communication Aid

2021-09-03T16:51:19+01:00September 3rd, 2021|

Donate now: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/amyllewellyn?utm_term=qd9anvRKJ I am sure many of you will know Amy, but in case you don’t, this is Amy, a resident at CCL's Church View home. Due to Amy’s Cerebral Palsy, she is not able to use speech. She is an excellent and highly motivated communicator and does a fantastic job of using sounds [...]

August 2021

Congratulation to Magda Grobelna on becoming a British Citizen

2021-08-24T16:14:29+01:00August 24th, 2021|

Today, we are celebrating Magda Grobelna, one of our Account Assistants, on obtaining her British Citizenship. Magda joined CCL in November 2019 and is a valued member of our Finance team. To celebrate Magda’s news, we discussed the process Magda went through to become a UK citizen – it’s a lot more difficult than we [...]

Communication Induction Training at CCL

2021-08-17T16:51:01+01:00August 17th, 2021|

Today, Laura Conway, our Lead Specialist Speech & Language Therapist, held Induction Communication Training at our Grafton Centre. Laura led the group through various aspects of communication, covering the importance of being able to communicate and a range of ways to do so with our learners and residents, such as Intensive Interaction and Makaton.   [...]

Celebrating Laura Conway Becoming a Dysphagia Practitioner

2021-08-16T16:23:14+01:00August 16th, 2021|

Today, we are celebrating Laura, our Lead Specialist Speech & Language Therapist, who recently qualified as a Dysphagia Practitioner. Dysphagia is the medical term used to describe swallowing difficulties (NHS, 2021). To celebrate Laura’s latest achievements, we sat down with her to discuss her career. Let’s take a look at her story…   Laura started [...]

July 2021

10 Year Service Awards: July 2021

2021-07-27T17:06:16+01:00July 27th, 2021|

10 Year Service Awards On Friday 23rd July, we celebrated another four members of our team reaching 10 years of service at CCL. Vikki Pryce, our Chief Executive, hosted the morning awards, accompanied by CCL’s Executive Group and tea, coffee and, most importantly, cake! For those of you who aren’t aware, we started our 10 [...]