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Laura Maker, Team Leader at Shared Lives South West, is a Proud to Care Ambassador in Devon

Proud to Care Ambassador role for Shared Live South West’s Laura

Shared Lives South West Team Leader Laura Maker is now officially a Proud to Care Ambassador for Devon. Ambassadors are front-line staff who work in a variety of roles in health and care. This can include nurses, care workers, community matrons, registered managers, mental health nurses, social workers, occupational therapists and  support workers. The ambassadors…

Jane Rolfe, SLC at Shared Lives South West

We say farewell to SLC Jane Rolfe after almost ten years at Shared Lives South West

The Shared Lives South West team has said a fond farewell to Shared Lives Coordinator Jane Rolfe, who has left the organisation after almost ten years. She has been a valued member of the team. We will miss her wealth of knowledge, honesty and compassion. Many of the team came together to wish her all…

Mariana Wilson ICT Support Officer at Shared Lives South West

Welcome to our new ICT Support Officer at Shared Lives South West

Mariana Wilson has joined the Shared Lives staff team as our ICT Support Officer. She has replaced Phil Hodgson, who is now our Business Leader. Originally from Romania, Mariana spent her early working life as a teacher of English, Romanian and Latin for a year before deciding it wasn’t for her. “I got a job…

Shared Lives South West staff team celebrate 15 years service

Staff celebrate 15 years of working at Shared Lives South West

Three members of the Shared Lives South West staff team celebrated working at the charity for 15 years this week. Alison Kingdon, Finance Manager, as well as Linda Mogford as well as  Fiona Glanvill who are Shared Lives Coordinators have all watched the organisation grow and evolve. “When I started there were nine staff ….

Joy and Bou Roodenburg won the Supported Living care award at the Outstanding Care Awards for Devon and Cornwall

Care Award for Joy and Bou at Outstanding Care Awards for Devon and Cornwall

Carers Joy and Bou Roodenburg were thrilled to take home the top award for Supported Living Award at the Outstanding Care Awards for Devon and Cornwall. The Torpoint based carers won Gold in the category have supported a lady called Karen for many years. They have helped her live her life to the full, learn…

Shared Lives South West CEO Dominic Spayne completes 200 mile run for Shared Lives Week

SLSW CEO runs 200 miles for the charity with a little help from his friends

Shared Lives South West CEO Dominic Spayne, with the help of the staff team, has  completed a 200 mile run. It was part of Shared Lives Week and has raised £2,300  in the process for the charity. The aim of the run was to bring SLSW carers and people who use our services at events…

Shared Lives South West carers Jeff and Jason enjoy Buckingham Palace Garden Party

SLSW carers go to Buckingham Palace Garden Party

Shared Lives South West carers Jeff Stagg and Jason Housden enjoyed a day to remember at a Buckingham Palace Garden Party. The organisation nominated the carers to attend the glamorous event. It was attended by  The Queen,  The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate, The Earl and Countess of Wessex  Prince Edward and…