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  • Good CQC Ratings: Coriander Road and Milton Keynes Support

    17 October, 2017

    Two more of our services have recently been rated ‘Good’ by CQC following recent inspections. Milton Keynes Support in Great Holm is registered to provide personal care to people with learning and physical difficulties in their own homes when they are unable to manage their own care. Following the inspection in August 2017, the report…

  • MacIntyre No Limits: Micah’s story

    16 October, 2017

    MacIntyre No Limits works with young people and their families to deliver a tailored, inclusive and educational solution, enabling young people with learning disabilities to access the services they need and providing a broad range of pathways for young people moving into their adult lives. The story of Micah’s journey with No Limits shows how…

  • Intensive Interaction in practice

    13 October, 2017

    Yesterday we shared with you how dedicated our staff at MacIntyre School are to Intensive Interaction. Today, we’re finishing off International Intensive Interaction Week 2017 by showing you some clips of Intensive Interaction in practice. Watch the film to see each amazing interaction take place, each of which has led to amazing progress for each…

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  • A Day with the MacIntyre Checkers

    16 October, 2017

    Recently Jackie Alexander and I had the privilege of working with the MacIntyre Checkers; a group of eight people who receive support from MacIntyre, but are also employed by MacIntyre to check the quality of our Easy Read information and give it a stamp of approval when it reaches the accessibility standard. On the Wednesday…

  • The Communication Game!

    9 October, 2017

    Sometimes it’s hard to be patient, especially when the person you’re speaking to just isn’t getting it. For example, imagine that you’re trying to explain to someone that you want to use the lawnmower. You’re signing /lawnmower/, and they keep agreeing with you but signing /home/. So you point to the shed right there in…

  • Keep Going…….Don’t Stop!

    2 October, 2017

    It is a rainy, wet Monday morning, and the Dementia Project team are on their way to Chesterfield. It is our favourite time of the month as a team, and the happy chatter of our weekends is drowning out the rain. We often reflect on the journey we have taken as a team. The Dementia…

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