Week One Complete- Induction!

Orbis Induction Training We have completed the general induction for our new staff team! We have 13 excellent people with a diverse range of backgrounds and skills to provide an exceptional level of support to the young man they will soon be starting a service with. The induction covered a range of topics, including the company model, meeting the team,…

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New Support Team Training- Day One

Day One- Induction Training Today we welcome all of our new starters to the first day of their induction training for the upcoming new service which is due to start in about a months time. Each one of these new starters has been specifically chosen for the person supported. Whenever it is possible, we encourage the person to be as…

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New Offices at Hoults Yard!

Orbis Support Are Moving!!   After a brilliant year and a half at our current offices, Skills for People (Key House), we are now saying good bye to them as we move to our new offices at Hoults Yard on Walker Road in Newcastle Due to the steady growth of Orbis, we needed to find a new office which was…

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GPs urged to keep register for Autistic Patients

Proposed Incentive to Improve Care for Autistic Patients NICE (The National Institute for health and Care Excellence) has recommended to GPs to create registers of all of their patients that have autism, in order to allow for better preparation and care during appointments. This register, whilst anonymous outside the practice, would allow patients to be identified that may need adjustments…

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Nine Factors that Increase Likelihood of Dementia

In a new study, nine risk factors have been identified that increase the risk of developing dementia in later life. ¬†These are: Mid-life hearing loss Failing to complete secondary education Smoking Failing to seek treatment for early depression Physical inactivity Social isolation High blood pressure Obesity Type 2 diabetes Those with a learning disability are often left in social isolation…

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