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Sainsbury’s Partnership Launch Sep 04

Cakes and Chat on Balham High Road On Saturday 30th August we launched our brand new Charity of the Year partnership with Sainsbury’s in Balham. We had a pop-up stall in the front of the busy store on Balham High Road and spent the day distracting people from their weekly shop and talking to them about […]

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Ride London Report Sep 02

In the week leading up to Ride London, the weather forecast was looking increasingly worrying. The tale end of Hurricane Bertha was en route to Britain. If it came our  way, we could expect a day of ‘wild weather’ according to Michael Fish. I was hoping that Michael Fish would stick with his storm predicting tradition […]

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Certitude helps develops key new mental health resource Aug 29

No Assumptions – A Narrative for Personalised, Coordinated Care and Support in Mental Health describes the critical outcomes and success factors in the care, support and treatment of people who use mental health services, from their perspective. Personalised, coordinated care in mental health services should consider “who I am, what’s important to me, how I […]

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Sainsbury’s Balham Partnership Aug 26

                    We’re really excited to announce a year long partnership between Sainsbury’s Balham and Certitude! We’ll be working hard together throughout 2014-15 to raise awareness of Certitude’s work in the Wandsworth borough and funds for specific projects within our local services. This partnership is the first of it’s kind […]

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Our Big Event Jul 08

Watch our video of the recently held Big Event – an event held by staff for staff, encouraging networking and learning as part of the Learning at Work Week. 

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Barclay’s raise over £4K for Certitude Jul 01

One of the nice things about riding a bike is the fact that you’re out in the big wide world, enjoying the sights, sounds and smells, working on your weird tan lines, synthesising vitamin D and generally having a lovely time. Not so for the staff of Barclay’s Corporate South West London, however, who have […]

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Barclay’s ride to Paris for Certitude Jun 25

Barclays have been busy fundraising for us by cycling to Paris. Or have they? The South West Corporate team at Barclays have been cycling to Paris in order to raise money for Certitude…. on exercise bikes in their office! Gareth writes: The legs are lagging today. There’s certainly a few paler faces than on Monday! […]

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Justice for LB Jun 05

Inspiring action to support people with epilepsy Connor Sparrowhawk, also known as Laughing Boy (LB), was a healthy young man who also happened to have autism and epilepsy. On the 19 March 2013, he was admitted to Slade House Assessment and Treatment Unit run by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. Tragically, after 107 days in […]

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Offering new ways to communicate May 30

Speech therapist gains valuable experience volunteering with Certitude Volunteering at Certitude has given a newly-qualified speech therapist valuable experience which has helped her career, while the people Certitude supports are benefitting from her commitment, expertise and compassion. When we were looking for someone to work alongside our Intensive Interaction specialist in London, City University’s speech […]

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Certitude support worker wins National Learning Disability Award May 21

Certitude is pleased to announce that Lewis Wallis, who works with people with learning disabilities in Balham, has won a National Award for his work. Lewis was nominated for his outstanding approach, his enthusiasm and his ability to bond with the people he supports. The awards were based on an extensive interview from an experienced […]

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