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Finding a Job that Works for Parents

Finding a Job that Works for Parents

Having children is fantastic but sometimes it does feel as though having a family and a career is nearly impossible. The challenge of finding a job that works with being a parent can often seem insurmountable.

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June News 2021

June News 2021

Hope you are all keeping safe and enjoying the lovely weather. With restrictions easing slightly our lovely residents at Oakdown & Carricks have managed to enjoy some outings, see family more and have made the most of the good weather.

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Joy at new freedoms for local care homes

Joy at new freedoms for local care homes

Everyone, everywhere is talking about ‘the end of lockdown’, this too is the topic of conversation at two local residential homes for adults with learning disabilities. The prospect of freedom and ‘normality’ is exciting but staff and residents of both Oakdown House and Carricks Brook are moving forward with caution, keeping everyone safe is still of paramount importance.

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Winter News 2021

Winter News 2021

Although lots of you may not like the snow, the residents at Oakdown and Carricks had a great time in the snow; they enjoyed wintery walks and snowball throwing. It gave everyone a new reason to get outside for some fresh air and fun!

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November News 2020

November News 2020

Residents and staff at Oakdown House and Carricks Brook continue to deal with the changes brought about by Coronavirus amazingly well.

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August News 2020

August News 2020

The residents of both Oakdown House and Carricks Brook have been enjoying a little more freedom with the easing of the COVID-19 restrictions. Residents have enjoyed trips to the beach and walks in parks, always mindful of keeping their distance from others. On wetter days residents have enjoyed many activities within the homes but there seems to have been a particular interest in baking and cooking this month!

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