Latest News

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 is shortlisted for the LaingBuisson Specialist Care Award

Optima Care has reached the finals for the LaingBuisson Specialist Care Award.

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Optima Care’s Jo Neiles reaches the finals of the National Care Awards

Jo Neiles, Registered Manager of Optima Care’s Gate House and Eastry Villas, near Sandwich in Kent, is in the finals of the National Care Awards for the Learning Disability Service Manager category. The winners will be announced during a glittering awards ceremony at the Hilton London Metropole on 24th November 2017. The gala evening will […]

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Local motorcycle group grants Ben’s wish

Ben, one of the people we support, has long harboured a dream to ride on a motorcycle and this dream came true towards the end of the summer when, after Optima Care investigated ways to make this happen, a member of a local motorcycle group offered to take Ben out in his sidecar. Prior to […]

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Our Community News Published: Summer 2017

Optima Care’s latest newsletter is now available for download. Once again, the edition is packed with news, views and photos from across our services, with contributions from managers and staff, including the latest from our new transition service, a special on our 65+ service in Eastry, photos of our Making a Difference winners and testimonials, […]

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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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