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08 Apr 2021
Darrell kicked off our Art Workshop by showing us and the children his previous creations out of recycled items found in the home, ranging from a yoghurt pot tiger to a large 6ft cardboard totem! Darrel says “I undertake art projects based on all manner of themes, size and ideas” Read more...
29 Mar 2021
Diagrama’s Adoption and Fostering Team Manager Margaret Gardiner tells us of her experience not only working within an Adoption and Fostering agency but as a Foster Carer herself. Read more...
24 Mar 2021
At the beginning of March Diagrama held a free online seminar for our staff, foster carers and adopters on building a culture of care, giving them a chance to learn about self-care, the importance of looking after yourself and others. The last 12 months have been challenging in more ways than one. Our own wellbeing and the wellbeing of those we support is paramount if we are to deliver the first-class service the children and young people we work with deserve. Read more...
19 Mar 2021
Diagrama is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a 5-year contract for the management of a supported living service for adults with learning disabilities in the London Borough of Bromley. Read more...
18 Feb 2021
Flipping fun on Pancake Day
We couldn’t let Pancake day go by without our Cabrini residents having a go at making pancakes themselves. Pancake Tuesday also known as Shrove Tuesday is celebrated the day before Lent starts on Ash Wednesday. It was the perfect day for our residents to experiment with the ingredients, get creative and messy! The residents made a stack of pancakes, some didn’t make the plate but the rest were just delicious! Read more...
18 Feb 2021
Cabrini House dancing, lockdown activities
They say dancing is the best thing you can do for your body and mind, which is why our Cabrini residents recently enjoyed a good song and dance! David McGuire, Diagrama CEO said “During lockdown we have tried to keep our residents as engaged and happy as possible which has been one of our biggest challenges here at Cabrini House during lockdown, as it no doubt has been for so many people. A huge benefit of dancing, is it is a fun way to exercise and lift the mood, it is fantastic to see music and dancing being enjoyed so much” Read more...
15 Feb 2021
With the number of children needing safe and secure foster homes increasing during the pandemic, Diagrama foster carers, Nic and Chris Kimmance, from Ashford in Kent, are hoping that their story will encourage more people across London and the South East to consider fostering. Read more...
03 Feb 2021
Cabrini residents receiving their first Coronavirus vaccination.
The team at Cabrini House, our residential home for 23 adults with learning disabilities in Orpington, are delighted that all their residents have received their first coronavirus injection. Read more...
18 Jan 2021
Cabrini House CEO David and residents enjoying the tuck shop.
Cabrini House in Orpington, our home to twenty-three adults with learning disabilities and a range of complex sensory needs is fundraising to create a magical and engaging sensory experience for their residents. Read more...
18 Jan 2021
Edensor Care Centre Residents First In Region to Receive Coronavirus Vaccine
This week Edensor Care Centre, Diagrama’s home for elderly nursing and dementia care in Clacton-on-Sea, have received their first doses of the Coronavirus Vaccine. The Edensor team were celebrating that all their residents have now received their first dose of the Coronavirus vaccine and the injections are now being rolled out to all the staff. Read more...

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