The Oaklea Blog

Just a quick dip then


Profile: Oaklea, 06th Sep, 2019

Oaklea is all about empowering the people we support. It’s a key element of the Oaklea 7 ‘keys of citizenship’, one of which is to ‘believe in kindness’. So here’s a lovely example that would make anyone’s day!

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Hands up if you fancy storming the Castle?


Profile: Oaklea, 09th Aug, 2019

Summertime is always one of the most hectic times of year for the Oaklea Children’s Team - busy arranging Shortbreak activities for young people and their families across Furness & South Lakeland. These give valuable breaks for families & carers and a great chance for young people to make new friends and try new activities.

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Georgina is making a real impression


Profile: Oaklea, 07th Aug, 2019

A key part to the Oaklea Trust Mission Statement is “to support individuals to achieve their aspirations through care, education and development; encouraging independence and maximising capabilities”. What better example than Georgina.

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Home on the Range


Profile: Oaklea, 25th Jul, 2019

North East Oaklea customer, Adrian, has just notched up a fabulous 5 years as a Volunteer Countryside Ranger with Durham County Council Countryside Service.

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Wandering down memory lane


Profile: Oaklea, 22nd Jul, 2019

You will be familiar with Oaklea’s ambitious plans to transform a former Council Care Home in Appleby, Cumbria. Well we’re also reflecting some of the history and human stories behind the former Edenside Care Home as we prepare to transform it into Extra Care Housing for local elderly people.

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