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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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Well done to Lewis and Me!!! May 21

I travelled up to Birmingham on Friday with my sister Patricia – we had spent the morning getting ready – having my haircut and a proper shave at the barbers. I got a new jacket and bow tie and by the time we reached our hotel we were SO excited. We started off the evening […]

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Local man is runner up in National Learning Disability Award May 13

 John Keaveny, who works as a training consultant for Certitude’s Treat Me Right! service in Ealing was a runner up in a prestigious national award competition. However, unlike most of the people nominated for an award, John has a learning disability himself. A few years ago John, who has Down’s syndrome, collapsed at home and was […]

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Good luck to our community choir master! May 13

Fingers crossed today for Edward Henderson, who will find out tonight if he has won a Pride in People Award. This prestigious awards recognises people who have made an outstanding contribution to the local community and Edward has been shortlisted for his work leading our community choir, “The Inclusions” which meets weekly at the ARC […]

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