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Our staff and the people we support are involved in all sorts of activities and events throughout our services. Below we showcase just a few of them. For any more information about Optima Care please contact us.

Optima Care signs up to John’s Campaign

Optima care has signed up to a campaign that aims to raise awareness of the importance of welcoming the families of the people we support into our settings with regards to ensuring wellbeing, quality of life and good recovery outcomes. John’s campaign is named after Dr John Gerrard who died in November 2014 after a […]

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Family Survey Results Published: Autumn / Winter 2016

Optima Care’s latest newsletter is now available. Designed to keep the staff and families of the people we support up-to-speed with everything that’s happening across our services – in addition, of course, to face-to-face updates and the Staff Consultative Committee, the newsletter is distributed 3 – 4 times a year. In this edition, we take […]

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Vote for stem4 in the Charity Film Awards!

Vote for stem4 in the Charity Film Awards!

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The Chilterns : Stars in our eyes!

Staff at The Chilterns have implemented a superb healthy eating and living programme for the people we support.

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Staff Survey Results Published: Spring 2016

Our latest newsletter includes the findings from our staff survey, plus staff training successes, news on our Turner Contemporary art competition winners, our Making a Difference initiative, police trainee programme and much more…Click on the link to access your free downloadable copy now. Click here to download.

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Open day to launch new young person transition service

OPEN DAY: Thursday 28th April, 10.30am – 2.30pm Gate House, High Street, Eastry, Nr Sandwich, CT13 0HE We’re delighted to announce the launch this May of our new Transition Service, based at our totally reconfigured and fit-for-purpose setting in Eastry. We’d be happy to discuss any referrals now in advance of launch. The service offers […]

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Turner Contemporary presentation to Optima Care’s winning artists

Turner Contemporary provided a very memorable day for three of the people that Optima Care supports. This will hopefully help to set a precedent for future community partnership projects. The gallery not only judged the organisation’s Spring art competition but also presented winners’ certificates to the top three. “Local community collaborations, such as this one, […]

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Partnership Working Forum focuses on legal frameworks

Partnership Working Forum: Legal Frameworks and the Secure Pathway With guest speaker: Belinda Schwehr, Legal & Training Consultant, Care and Health Law* Friday 11th March, 10.30am – 12.30pm Unit 6, Manston Business Park, Invicta Way, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 5FD This represents the 3rd in our series of Partnership Working Forums, bringing together commissioners, providers, community, […]

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Turner Contemporary Gallery to judge Spring art competition!

A representative from the Turner Contemporary Gallery in Margate has volunteered to judge our Spring art competition, which is open to all of the people we support. We’re on the lookout for budding artists and anything goes – drawings, paintings, collages, fabric oddments or tissue paper pictures…the list goes on. We’d like to exhibit as […]

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Optima Care launches its ‘Making a Difference’ initiative

Optima Care recently launched its quarterly ‘Making a Difference’ initiative aimed at acknowledging areas where staff have gone the extra mile to help – whether that be another team member, the individuals we support or their carers and loved ones. Staff may nominate themselves, or each other. Nominations may also come from the families of […]

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