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206, 2020

What I Get Out Of Being A Volunteer

June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

by Brenda Boyd Many years ago when I graduated I had no real idea of what I wanted to do beyond “I want to be useful.” I ended up working in marketing, advertising and public relations and, yes, I was useful in helping organisations publicise themselves [...]

1912, 2019

It’s What People Deserve

December 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

by Jacqui Thompson Striving for the best for people who have a learning disability is what we pride ourselves on here at LD:NorthEast.  We recently had a visit from North Tyneside Council Contracts Monitoring Team who inspected us against their Quality Outcomes within our Community Outreach [...]

3008, 2019

It’s The Little Things That Count

August 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

by Lisa Wild It is estimated that by 2030 there will be a 30% increase in the number of adults with learning disabilities aged 50+ using social care services (NTDi, 2014). And at the same time it is also reported that the number of people with [...]

1907, 2019

Meet the Team in Personalised Support

July 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

by Lisa Wild In this month’s blog we wanted to give you an insight in to what it’s like to be part of our team, so I had a chat with Support Worker Gavin about his role in our Personalised Support Service. After spending years working [...]

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