National News

11 Dec 2019
Meal times are such an important part of daily life within Edensor, our care home, in Orwell Road, Clacton-on-Sea. They are very much a social occasion to be enjoyed by everyone and we offer a wide choice of high quality meals, catering for residents’ individual tastes and needs. Our chefs are passionate about preparing and delivering healthy nutritional food using seasonal ingredients from local suppliers wherever possible and all our meals are freshly prepared daily. Read more...
05 Dec 2019
Diagrama Prosper Awards
The Essex Care Sector Awards: The Prospers 2019 took place on Tuesday 26th November at a gala dinner held at the Chelmsford City Racecourse. The awards are a celebration of innovative practice and outstanding achievement across the care sector. Read more...
05 Dec 2019
Donating to Diagrama Foundation
Every year vulnerable children and adults wake up on Christmas morning in care – unable to spend it with their own families. Some will have suffered trauma and for many, they may not have many positive memories of Christmas. You can help to brighten up a child or young adult in care at Christmas by raising funds for them.  Read more...
27 Nov 2019
Diagrama Maureen Walby receiving certificate of thanks
Diagrama Foundation CEO, David McGuire, was delighted to present our trustee Maureen Walby with a certificate of thanks – awarded as part of Trustees’ Week. Trustees’ Week is an annual event to showcase the great work that trustees do and highlight opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved and make a difference. Maureen was awarded her certificate of thanks in recognition of her contribution to community engagement and hard work in supporting Diagrama. Well done and thank you to Maureen for all her hard work. Read more...
24 Nov 2019
Cabrini residents had the most amazing evening, thanks to the generosity of the those at KAPOW Wrestling. Our Cabrini House residents were treated to a night out at the wrestling held at Selsdon Hall & Jubilee Coffee Shop - where they met the Mighty Mad Dog Quinn, Buff Daddy and many more. Our residents have a love for wrestling so this was a extra special evening for them, they really did enjoy themselves. Read more...
21 Nov 2019
Crime and Consequence book, The Monument Fellowship
Diagrama’s chief executive David McGuire has cited love and respect as the key elements required to support the reintegration of offenders, in a new book which aims to question the role we each play in promoting a more positive society David shares his experiences and thoughts in ‘Crime & Consequence – what should happen to people who commit criminal offences?’, which was launched on the 30th October at the Koestler Arts Exhibition at London’s South Bank centre. Read more...
14 Nov 2019
CQC report ‘GOOD’ service
Cabrini House has won praise from the Care Quality Commission after inspectors recently rated the home number 2 as providing a ‘GOOD’ service. Cabrini House is Diagrama Foundation’s home for adults with learning disabilities, based in Orpington. It comprises three separate homes managed by one staff team who provide residential care and day activities for adults who have a range of special needs. Read more...
14 Nov 2019
Edensor resident Linda commemorating Remembrance Sunday
Our amazing resident Linda at Edensor Care Centre, Diagrama’s home for elderly nursing and dementia care in Clacton-on-Sea was able to lay a wreath at the Remembrance Sunday service. Linda was a former Wren so this was a very important day for her. The service, began just before 11am, and was led by Reverend David Lower, with hymns accompanied by the Salvation Army Band. There was also plenty of activity at our care centre to commemorate the day. It was decorated throughout our home with poppies of remembrance and photos of fallen heroes. Read more...
14 Nov 2019
Diagrama adoption video nominated for a Charity Film Award
Diagrama Adoption and Fostering are in the running for a national award in recognition of an inspiring film designed to find new adopters for the thousands of children in the UK that are waiting to be adopted. Our video tells the story of Diagrama adopter Sue who always knew she wanted more than one child but after seven years of failed fertility treatments, herself and husband Dean had almost given up hope. Having grieved for the loss of their dream of having their own birth children, they looked to adoption as their last hope. Read more...
29 Oct 2019
Edensor activity co-ordinator Taryna Ansell at the awards with comedian Steve Walls
  Diagrama activity co-ordinator Taryna Ansell has been highly commended by judges at the Great British Care Awards who have singled her out for being 'caring through and through'. The awards, which celebrate excellence in the care sector across the UK, pay tribute to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work. Read more...

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