Latest news from Oaklea Trust

No time to waste with Oaklea


Profile: Right2Work, 14th May, 2018

Council praises Oaklea Social Enterprise arm, Right2Work (R2W) thanks to waste contract that transforms lives. R2W have recently secured the contract to remove unwanted furniture and household goods and at the same time continue helping disabled and disadvantaged people.

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Tailored to your needs - that’s the Oaklea approach


Profile: Oaklea, 10th May, 2018

“It’s not about the house – it’s about the customers and how they’ve made it a lovely home” - Oaklea, always putting the customer at the heart of what we do! To emphasise this we’re producing new information leaflets aimed at those working in Adult Social Care and anyone tasked with choosing or referring potential customers (this can also include friends and family in assisting with making such choices). Our latest involves one of our homes in Kendal, Lowther Park and Supported Living Accommodation in Barrow.

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Room service bedding in well thanks to supported internships


Profile: Right2Work, 08th May, 2018

Oaklea’s Right2Work (R2W) Employment team continue to deliver results in assisting people into work and a good example is Nicole. She’s been working at Abbey House Hotel, Barrow as part of our supported internships programme.

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“Sowing the seeds of love - a potted history”


Profile: Oaklea, 24th Apr, 2018

It’s all gone to pot in Barnard Castle, County Durham (and not for the first time we’re told!). Customers at one of our Supported Living properties have been getting all green fingered.

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Above us only (sunny) sky!


Profile: Oaklea, 20th Apr, 2018

Scorchio - You can’t escape the fact that things have started to hot up a bit…..at long last! For Oaklea customers at our supported living house at Sherburn near Durham that can mean only one journey is needed - down the garden to enjoy their awesome Summerhouse! It was selected by the customers - emphasising the Oaklea mantra that it’s all about empowering people and making sure they have a real input.

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