We produce a bimonthly newsletter celebrating the good work of our carers, the achievements of people using our services and staff news.



Shared Lives South West August 2020 newsletter

In this edition we hear Ian’s story. He moved into a SLSW household as lockdown restrictions softened. There are also lots of photos of SLSW families keeping busy and an interview with new Somerset SLC Chrissy Goodridge.




Shared Lives South West May 2020 newsletter

In this edition we catch up with SLSW households during lockdown and find out how they’ve been filling their days at home.

We are so thankful to everyone who has shared such wonderful stories and photos.





Shared Lives South West- March 2020 newsletter

In the March edition, you can read some great features about Shared Lives South West families. Including Tommy, who has enjoyed a trip of a lifetime in India.
Also read about Matt loving his voluntary job and how Mum Abby and her daughter are settling in their new home with a SLSW Carer.






Shared Lives South West- December 2019 newsletter

In the December edition, you can read about taking on Shared Lives Somerset, our Charity Christmas Tree in Exeter and there are features on Paul who now has the skills to move on. There is also plenty of award news.








Shared Lives South West- September 2019 newsletter

In the September edition,  read Emily’s story about moving on from Shared Lives South West into her own flat. There is also lots of award news with Team Leader Anne Bilham making it to the South West Final of the Great British Care Awards alongside carer Sarah O’Shea. Sarah is also a finalist in the Cornwall Care and Support Awards.






Shared Lives South West- July 2019 newsletter

In this newsletter you can read about our CEO’s 200 mile run challenge for Shared Lives Week, also how two carers enjoyed a trip to see The Queen at a garden party and find out which of our carers won at the Outstanding Care Awards for Devon and Cornwall.







Shared Lives South West- April 2019 newsletter

In the April newsletter find lots of features, news items and information.

There’s a feature on our Home from Hospital services, Gareth who uses our services meeting film star Arnie and our carers Pete and Carole attend the GB Care Awards…