National News

10 May 2018
Find out more about becoming a foster carer with Diagrama
Could you help transform a child’s life through fostering? Want to know more about what’s involved? Diagrama Foundation is offering free training to people interested in a new career as a foster carer, in celebration of Foster Care Fortnight, which starts on Monday. (May 14-27, 2018) Read more...
27 Apr 2018
United Safe Care is launching a new First Aid and Safety training service
Diagrama aims to improve public life saving skills and personal safety confidence with the launch of a new training service delivering fully-accredited first aid courses to individuals, charities and businesses. Read more...
26 Apr 2018
Diagrama Foundation: Staff at Edensor's Care Centre help celebrate a resident's 101st birthday
Edensor Care Centre celebrated a very special birthday recently when one of their residents turned 101. To celebrate the special occasion staff at Diagrama’s 50-bed care centre in Clacton-on-Sea held a 1920s-themed afternoon. There was a photo booth filled with 20s themed props, a selection of cakes covered in vintage decorations, and Charleston music playing throughout the day. There were also many photos of our resident in her younger years around Edensor. Read more...
03 Apr 2018
Diagrama Foundation residents at Edensor Care Centre receive a visit from Pygmy goats and chicks
Residents at Edensor Care Centre, in Clacton-on-Sea, were treated to a visit from pygmy goats and chicks during a recent visit from Blackwater's Alpaca and Pygmy Goat Farm.    Read more...
15 Mar 2018
Diagrama Adoption holds regular activities and events for adopted young people to meet up and build supportive friendships, as well as have a fun day out. At our last gathering we invited families to join us for an afternoon on the slopes ‘donutting’ at the local snowdome. Read more...
15 Mar 2018
Residents at Cabrini House, Diagrama’s home for adults with learning disabilities, held a Digni-tea afternoon in celebration of Dignity in Care Day. Read more...
02 Mar 2018
Diagrama adopters Jason and Eric help promote LGBT adoption campaign
Adopters have been helping out with Diagrama's new campaign aimed at encouraging people from the LGBT community to adopt and foster as part of the upcoming LGBT Adoption and Fostering week 2018 (March 5-11). The campaign focuses around London adopters Jason and Eric, who adopted their six-year-old son in 2016. Jason and Eric have shared their experience and their journey to adoption through a blog post, published on Diagrama's adoption website www.diagramadoption.org.uk.  Read more...
01 Mar 2018
Cathedral celebration cancelled
URGENT UPDATE - EVENT CANCELLED: In the interests of safety, given the persistent inclement weather, we have taken the decision to cancel our celebration of adoption and fostering, due to be held at Rochester Cathedral this Saturday, March 3. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has offered their support for this celebration, in particular the choir of Greenacre Academy Trust who have been rehearsing hard for the event. We hope to reschedule a date later this year and will update with details as soon as they are available. Read more...
12 Feb 2018
Clacton care centre Edensor will be opening its doors for a monthly pamper day for the elderly after its Dignity Action Day event proved a resounding success.   A team of volunteers at the Orwell Road home have agreed to give up their spare time on a regular basis to use their skills to provide a host of free treatments for elderly residents and members of the public to enjoy.   Read more...

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