On your marks, Get set, GDPR

Data protection is changing within the EU and we have been working hard behind the scenes to make sure we abide by the new laws coming in to place on 25th May 2018.   So what does it mean? The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive...
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Putting The Client First

  Another great day doing what may seem to be little to you and I but something that makes a big difference to my client.   I have spent the time today with my client and some of their family members walking around a garden centre, I know this...
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Paperwork?????

Any job has a degree of paperwork but it has been nice to see the company putting a process in place that hasn’t seen us PAs flooded with paperwork and actually I am finding it making my visits easier, just don’t tell the directors. You see BTC (Breaking The...
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Reflecting on a busy week

Last week was a busy one for myself, visiting new clients to see if there could be a good enough connection to allow us to work together, visiting current clients, helping one client who is currently dealing with louder voices than normal and making sure that I am putting...
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A Guiding Hand in Engaging with Local Services

  Are you or a loved one receiving support from mental health and/or social services? Do you feel out of your depth? Do you struggle to know what these services should be offering to you and/or your loved ones?  If so this course can help by outlining services responsibility....
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New Position Reminds Me

The company has now appointed an administrator who has been emailing all of the PAs to remind us about sign in sheets etc. Now this may not seem like a positive but it has helped me as I have a shocking memory sometimes.   It does fill me with...
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Extremely Informative, Edifying and Engaging

Breaking The Cycle have been delivering sessions to support our pastoral PSHCE programme for over 3 years.  Their sessions are extremely informative, edifying and engaging, which with the lower year groups is essential to peak their interest.  I have found their staff professional and experienced within a variety of...
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Great Day at Ratcliffe college

Another PSHE sessions yesterday, this time at Ratcliffe college with the year 7’s exploring what emotional health is – what it looks like and how it feels. We spoke about negative experiences things that can influence our emotional health – bullying, peer pressure and ways that we can improve...
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Simple Steps Are Often The Hardest

Another great day today with my client and another good day in a messy world of their mental health. My client was great shopping today, they understood the benefit of not spending at a secondhand shop and actually budgeted their funds really well to get an array of food....
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