Shared Lives

Fourth Community Breakfast Club Success

In partnership with the Assessment & Independence Team from Dudley MBC, CVT Shared Lives hosted their first Community Breakfast Club of the year at Wollescote Hall this week, with a focus on older people. On a very cold morning, over 25 people attended the meeting to share ideas about social care and promote the services/projects they are currently involved with across Stourbridge.

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CVT Shared Lives aiming to recruit LGBT Carers

After giving a recent presentation to the Housing Group at the LGBT Birmingham Centre, CVT Shared Lives, part of the national charity, Camphill Village Trust are keen to explore the possibility of recruiting Shared Lives Carers from within the LGBT communities, primarily across Dudley, but also the surrounding the Black Country/West Midlands area.

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Does my Heart look Big in This

TV actress, Arabella Weir has launched a national campaign, which is looking to recruit Shared Lives Carers with big enough hearts to open up their homes to people with support needs and who want to share and enjoy family life together. An invaluable army of thirty-five Shared Lives Carer households across Dudley Borough and the wider Black Country are already supporting many people, who aren’t related but live together as a family.

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Looking forward to the New Year

Over sixty people took part in CVT Shared Lives first Christmas Party over in Dudley to celebrate all the hard work that has been achieved throughout the year. The party was attended by the people supported in each Arrangement, the Shared Lives Carers, Independent Panel Members and Scheme staff.

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CVT Shared Lives features on BBC News

To celebrate the launch of the developing partnership between Camphill Village Trust and Dudley MBC in delivering a new service across the Borough over the coming years, CVT Shared Lives featured on the BBC Midlands Today,

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