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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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Community events in your neighbourhood

There are plenty of community events and activities taking place in the Midlands and South East. A Riverside housing officer in Leicester, Esuf Sarafat, shares his summer highlights here: “As a housing officer working with the new Community Engagement Team led by Rupa Chandarana, I help realise lots of projects and events across the year

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Estate Walks

Walkabouts give you the opportunity to ‘get involved on the ground’, looking specifically at your area to ensure that any problems are being dealt with and that standards are set, achieved and maintained. If your area isn’t on this list, contact your Neighbourhood Housing Officer to arrange. Where When Time More info/Contact Oadby Pipistrelle Way

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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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