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Bloomin’ marvellous - that’s our Simon


Profile: Oaklea, 26th Sep, 2019

Bloomin’ marvellous - Been to see Oaklea customer Simon & Support Steve* - Simon has just won a major accolade for his gardening efforts at the “Kendal in Bloom” awards.

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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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