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6 Ways We’ve Helped During Lockdown

As we make the final preparations for reopening we wanted to reflect on some of the thing we have done since the start of the pandemic. So here are 6 things to celebrate!

Guideposts Service User Council and Co-production Week 2020

James is the Chair of our Service User Council so we caught up with him to find out about who he is, his role and what co-production means to him.

Pen Pals

Keeping people connected through Pen Pals

Our team at Gloucestershire have been connecting children with older people in our CONNECT groups by setting up a pen pal service.

Learning Disability Week: Dawn

We visit the team in Oxfordshire to hear about our Learning Disability Specialist and GLADS Team Leader, Dawn McCall who has worked with Guideposts for 13 years.

Learning Disability Week: Friendship

This week, 15 – 21 June is Learning Disability Week. The theme of the week is the importance of friendships during lockdown. We caught up with James who leads our work at our Community Hub in Stroud, Gloucestershire to talk about friendships.

Henry Smith House Team

How a pandemic has changed Henry Smith House

This week is mental health awareness week so we spoke to our team in Watford who run our mental health work at Henry Smith House.

Windrush Radio Simon Oliver

Guideposts Radio Show

This lockdown makes that hard but one great way that everyone can join together, no matter where they are, is through the radio – and so that’s what we’ve done.

China Teapots, Cucumber Sandwiches and Old Metal Irons

Our Dementia Wellbeing Hub celebrated Dementia Action Week with a 1940’s themed tea party!