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New innovations in Wigan

At Community Circles we are delighted to have secured funding from Wigan Council’s Care Home Innovation Fund to work with care homes to develop Community Circles in the Borough. This is our first funding to come from a local authority and an exciting development which we will […]

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Loneliness…how Community Circles is supporting people to stay connected

There’s a quote I hear around Christmas time; “It’s not what’s under the tree that matters, it’s who’s around it” As well as the quotes and Facebook posts about the importance of being with family and friends and the celebrations of spending time with loved ones, there […]

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‘No man is an Island’

‘No man is an Island’. Most people in the English speaking world are familiar with this famous quotation from the writings of John Donne. These five words written in the 16th century highlight the connectedness of people. They encapsulate the idea that no one is self-sufficient; that […]

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Community Circles featured in ‘Innovations In Dementia’

Community Circles have been featured in an e-book that showcases a range of innovative approaches to care and support for people living with dementia. This is a new resource developed by In Control in collaboration with Helen Sanderson Associates and sponsored by Alternative Futures Group. The e-book aims to help […]

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Recruiting 3 new Connectors in partnership with AgeUK Doncaster

  We are delighted to share that in partnership with Age UK Doncaster we have recruited three Community Circles Connectors.  We’re really excited to be growing our team and our partnerships and are looking forward to be developing more Community Circles with older people in Doncaster. Through […]

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Why I’m so excited to be joining Community Circles

We are delighted to announce that Martin Routledge is joining Community Circles as Head of Development. Until this summer, Martin was the interim Head of Person Centred Care at NHS England. Prior to this he was Director of the Coalition for Collaborative Care, which launched in November 2014 […]

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Book launch at Bruce Lodge

Bruce Lodge is a residential care home in Stockport. The people that are supported by Bruce Lodge all live with dementia and recently, Helen Sanderson Associates worked with the staff and residents to implement truly person-centred Individual Service Funds – to remarkable success. So much so that […]

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