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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 [...]

June 2021

Learning Disability Week 2021

2021-06-24T14:46:42+01:00June 11th, 2021|

Update: Thursday 24th June As I am sure many of you know, last week was Learning Disability Week.   To celebrate, Hannah and Emma from Church View signed 'You've got a friend in me' in Makaton.   Take a look: https://youtu.be/w3lkQbbyR5U http://youtu.be/w3lkQbbyR5U Update: Tuesday 22nd June 2021 Last week was #LearningDisabilityWeek. This year it [...]

Carers Week: Celebrating Donna Shrimpton

2021-06-16T08:54:56+01:00June 11th, 2021|

This week is #CarersWeek. Carers Week occurs annually, aiming to raise awareness of caring and highlight the challenges carers face throughout the UK – particularly unpaid carers. Although, our carers are not unpaid, they go above and beyond for the young people we care for. Therefore, we couldn’t resist the opportunity to celebrate some of [...]