Reflections Of The Pandemic 2020

SOCIAL DISTANCINGThursday 2nd April 2020 More from some of our New Directions kitchens! Homecooking helps the people we support to control portion sizes, get value for money and save costs. Many of our tenants are also batch cooking now as they live independently...

Adapting To College In The New-Normal: Harry’s Story

Education has been affected dramatically by the lockdown due to the pandemic, yet Harry who is supported by New Directions has adapted to a new way of learning and is thriving in his studies. Harry is in his first year of his Diploma Level 1 Professional Cookery...

Visitor Pod Reunites Families Safely This Christmas

This Christmas, New Directions has enabled the people it supports to spend quality time with their loved ones in the safe environment of its new Covid-secure and purpose-built visitor pod. Officially opened by the Mayor of Rugby, Cllr Bill Lewis on Friday 18th...

Staff Supported By Employee Assistance Programme

There are many benefits available to employees at New Directions through using the free and confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). Life can offer many challenges and the health and wellbeing of our staff are important to us, so we provide access to services...

5 Ways To Wellbeing During Lockdown

New Directions has a few helpful hints and tips to share that you and anyone in our community will benefit from to help you manage this challenging time. As we have entered a second national lockdown, taking care of the wellbeing of the people we support, and our...

Phased Return For Our Day Activities Service

When the time is right, we will be re-opening our day opportunities service Community Choices Network (CCN). During the past six months we responded quickly to the Coronavirus pandemic and kept our customers safe by closing our day activities building to its usual...

Hold Still Photography Competition Entry

ENTRY CHOSEN FOR THE 'HOLD STILL' COMPETITION 'BOB'S BAR'Photographs That Have United Us!Over the past few months sharing photographs in our Facebook community has brought us together more than ever. New Directions is now proud to show off these examples of the impact...

The Benefits Of Our Communal Allotment

We are celebrating the benefits of our community allotment for the people we support this National Allotment Week 10th August 2020. When our day-opportunities service, Community Choices Network (CCN) reopens it will once again become a key space. Our allotment is...

Coping Through The Coronavirus Pandemic

How have we managed during this crisis?A message from our CEO, Paul TolleyAs a country we are still not out of the woods, we are however now moving from crisis management into a period of stability and reflection over the past four months or so and we are now...

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