News & Events
Marion's 5k race
Marion, a 53-year-old, person we support, walked the 5k Race for Life along Swansea’s beautiful Mumbles Seafront in May. Following an acquired brain injury, she sustained jogging whilst on holiday in Dubai in 2009, Marion now lives at our supported living…
30 years of Beacon Way
All of the individuals at Beacon Way made the decision collectively but it is extra special for Laurie and Pauline, who both have learning disabilities and have been living at Beacon Way since it opened in 1989. Laurie and Pauline moved to their first…
Lisa achieves her goals
Speaking to Lisa it’s evident that she is confident and very proud of her recent achievements. Lisa, a 48-year-old, person we support in Swansea proudly danced in the summer showcase with her dance group, Agility. Each weekend, Lisa, who has cerebral…
A choir trip to Brighton and a trip to Warwick Castle
Matt, a 47-year-old person we support spoke to me all about his trip to Brighton with his choir and his trip to Warwick Castle. Matt who has ataxia and mild cerebral palsy lives in his own apartment and is highly independent. As he is so independent,…
The More you Do, The Easier it Gets: Gwyn's Independence
Gwyn, a person we support in Wales has achieved his goals of greater independence, reducing the number of support hours he needs.
Kerry's New Role as Quality & Projects Officer and What it Means for our Services in Northern England
Kerry has recently been promoted to Quality & Projects Officer for Northern England. We asked her a few questions on the knowledge she will bring to the role and how she plans to support those based in North Yorkshire.
Time to go Shopping for a Whole New Wardrobe: Marion's Weight-Loss Story
Marion, a person we support who joined our service in North Yorkshire in 2008, is ecstatic over her most recent achievement: losing weight.
Assistive Computer Technology and What it Can Do for the People we Support
We live in a world of modern technology and artificial intelligence where new inventions and the increasing desire to revolutionise the way we live are part of the norm. Although technology can often have a harmful effect on health, in this story its…
Riding the Waves at Coney Beach – A Team Jaunt for People we Support
On a cloudy day at Coney Beach in Porthcawl, Wales, people we support and staff helped themselves to a bit of vitamin sea. The typically unpredictable great British summer led to the perfect conditions to catch some waves.
Petrina celebrates her Pearl Anniversary at Walsingham Support with a Bang
Petrina, Locality Manager in southern England has recently celebrated her 30th year at Walsingham Support. To mark such a special milestone, we want to reflect on what her 30 years of service means, but first, the celebrations!
Looking Back on Summer – Excursions to Brighton and BBQs Aplenty
It’s official: Autumn has begun and winter is drawing near. Now it’s time to reflect on the summer that was! High spirits and exciting outings were the order of the season with day trips and social events organised by our Sutton and Teddington services.
Seizing the Final Blast of Sunshine – Holidaying in Norfolk
Laurie, a person we support in Hertfordshire, can’t resist a holiday or two, and who can blame him. However, this one is different – it comprises Walsingham Support’s history.
Not Just Any Old Walk in the Park
Last year embracing innovation and positive risk-taking led to Walsingham Support setting up a walking group in the Cumbria region. Thanks to a great idea and the can-do attitude of our staff, the group was a huge success.
Happiness is in Full Bloom for Sarah
Everyone deals with hard times but it’s about how we make it through them that says so much about who we are. With the right support, people can discover things they didn’t know about themselves. New passions, new joys, new aspects to their lives.
Jampacked Wednesdays – Jennifer Successfully Juggles Two Volunteer Jobs in One Day
Wednesdays are busy for Jennifer. In the morning she hops on the bus to volunteer at Cancer Research UK and by the afternoon she’s on her way to help at NOAH, a charity that focuses care on homelessness.
Farewell and Thank You to Maddy, Chair of our Board of Trustees at Walsingham Support Community Solutions, and Welcome Paul
Today we’re delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Macdonald as the new Chair of our Board of Trustees at Walsingham Support Community Solutions. Paul comes to Walsingham Support with a wealth of experience. After a 30-year career as a Senior…
“You do a Fantastic Job” – High Praise for our Staff in North Yorkshire
“I hope you all keep up the good work as you do a fantastic job,” writes Anthony, Director and Founder at Beyond Boundaries in the heart of the North York Moors.
People we Support Lend a Helping Hand in our Head Office
At Walsingham Support we get to know each person really well, designing practical innovations that enable personal choices, improve life skills and strengthen links with family and the wider community. That is why when an opportunity arises for a person…
Introducing Aero, Veronica’s new feline friend!
Veronica, a person we support in Teddington, London, has been in exceptionally high spirits recently thanks to her new flatmate, Aero.
Weekly treats bring feelings of happiness in Swansea, Wales
On these visits, without fail, Elvira’s mother (Vi Senior to avoid confusion!), brings a gift for her daughter – often flowers and cakes or whatever looks the most enticing in the local shop that morning! However, recently, Vi Senior has been suffering…