NEIGHBOURHOOD NEWS

Care and Support rebrand

Riverside ECHG has updated its name to Riverside Care and Support. Our new name was officially unveiled at a launch event last month where Executive Director Léann Hearne declared “we now have a name that says what we do on the tin”. Léann joined Chief Executive Carol Matthews at King George’s supported housing scheme in

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Scheme garden competition winners announced

The customers of Grosvenor Gardens in Tameside were proud to be the winners of this year’s regional and national Care and Support garden competition. The garden includes a large seating area, herb garden, green house, and numerous beautiful plants and trees. In addition, the residents have built a summer house, as there is no communal

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Handy service available with Status4All in Langley

Riverside has sponsored Status4All, a Langleybased initiative that aims to steer young people towards positive activities through projects, training and work experience. One example, The Future Growth Project, is being extended to encourage volunteers with DIY and gardening skills to provide services to the elderly and disabled. The scheme is open to all Riverside tenants

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Colleagues recruit one million Dementia Friends

Riverside’s work with Alzheimer’s Society has helped recruit one million Dementia Friends, to generate a greater understanding of the condition. Our two-year fundraising partnership with the charity, which ended last year, not only raised almost £47,000 but also made staff more aware of the issues affecting people living with dementia, with many signing up to

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Job advice team dedicated to helping you find work

Riverside has a new team dedicated to helping tenants and residents find employment and training. The job advice team is experienced in helping people who have been out of work for some time and can provide help with writing CVs, applying for jobs and securing training. Kelly Watson, Team Leader for employment and training, said:

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