National News

25 Apr 2022
Two residents, David 19, and Sean 50, who live in one of the three houses at Cabrini House, our residential home for adults with learning disabilities in Orpington, had a great day out on Easter Saturday with a walk and a picnic on Kent’s White Cliffs. The other residents in their house had gone home to spend the Easter weekend with their families so Diagrama Development Worker Bogdan Dumitrescu decided the guys needed a special treat. Read more...
25 Apr 2022
WWII Veteran Bill Gladden, 98, from Haverhill in Suffolk, has been painting all his life and particularly loves painting dogs and horses to raise funds for his beloved Taxi Charity. Read more...
30 Mar 2022
The residents of the Edensor Care Home in Clacton celebrated Mother’s Day with a Princess Party on 26 March. The idea for the party was conceived after three residents had asked to become a Princess for the day as part of the Home’s very successful wish tree initiative. Read more...
20 Dec 2021
The number of children needing foster care in England is estimated to rise by a third within the next decade and to meet this increase agencies need to prepare by increasing the number of carers who can give these children a home. Read more...
25 Nov 2021
Diagrama has embarked on an Erasmus +, a two-year project, working with partner organisations across Europe – it is the E-PROFID project. The E-PROFID project is built on a foundation of innovation and transfer of good practice with organisations from diverse backgrounds serving different client groups, working together to design tools and methods to change the public's perception, by promoting ability, rather than accepting disability. Read more...
04 Nov 2021
Diagrama was invited back to speak with Simon Benn who runs a podcast series called Thriving Adoptees. Kate Patel Diagrama’s Post Adoption Support Manager and Panel Advisor talks about overcoming the challenges of Adoption. Read more...
18 Oct 2021
National Adoption Week kicks off on Monday 18th, through to Sunday 24th October. Read more...
13 Oct 2021
Diagrama has introduced an innovative new stage in the recruitment process for Support staff at their care homes for adults with learning disabilities.   Read more...
12 Oct 2021
Parent and Child Fostering provides a helping hand to vulnerable parents to develop and learn the key skills needed to raise their child. Watch Diagrama’s Adoption and Fostering Team Manager Margaret Gardiner as she shares her story about her experience as a Parent and Child Foster Carer.   Read more...
07 Oct 2021
Diagrama is leading an innovative multi-country project to change the public's perception of disability by promoting ability rather than accepting disability. Diagrama is collaborating with organisations from Italy, Belgium, France, and Spain on a two-year €80,000 E-Profid project funded by the European Union Erasmus Plus Programme. On 12 October representatives from Diagrama will fly to Murcia in Spain, to join with the other project participants for their first face to face meetings. Read more...

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