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Helping Florrie connect with others
Added Date: 12th July 2018

I have decided to create a blog about my project; circles of support, to share stories about what I get up to. I want to give people a true insight into my world of circles. We have many different types of circles of support happening all over the borough, from crisis circles to community circles, supporting people in many different ways. Today’s blog will look at Florrie’s circle which has now been established for almost a year.

Florrie had asked for a circle of support as she had been feeling isolated, and although she is an independent lady, Florrie felt that a circle of support may give her some encouragement and ideas to reach her goals. When I first met Florrie, I knew straight away that I would love working with her. She instantly welcomed me into her home, and is a pleasant, honest lady. I explained to Florrie how a circle of support would benefit her, and looked at what we could achieve if we all worked together, rather than her feeling isolated, dealing with things al...

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Ellie's Blog

Ellie tells us about time with her boyfriend Luke
Added Date: 8th July 2014

Here it is the latest version of Ellies blog. This week Ellie tells us about time with her boyfriend Luke.

This blog I will be talking about me and my boyfriend Luke, things like how long we have known each other, what we do together and how we got together.

Me and Luke have known each other since we was 5 years old, and we met at Mere Oaks School in Wigan. As we grown up together, we got more friendly with each other. A few more years down the line, Mere Oaks School closed and everyone ha...

Blogger: Ellie Greenaway

Collette's Blog

with Ellie Greenaway
Added Date: 25th June 2014

When I first met Ellie she was 14 years old and like any other teenager wanted to be out and about and having fun, but due to having to spend a lot of her time in hospital having various operations this really affected her confidence. Ellie found it difficult to leave the house at this time which was frustrating for her as she really wanted to be out there. We still had fun in the house, we always found something to do such as drawing, watching movies , painting her bedroom etc but knowing how i...
Blogger: Collette Bates

Ellie's Blog

Part Two!
Added Date: 19th June 2014

Here is the second part of Ellie's blog, where she introduces us to her PAs, Collette, Beth and Rachel

This blog I will be talking about my PA’s, things like how much they mean to me, what fun things we have done so far, and the things that I like doing with them.

The first PA I’m going to talk about is Collette.
Collette has been with me since I was 14 years old, she has been on amazing adventures with me, the best one being a family holiday to San Francisco. Collette is really good...

Blogger: Ellie Greenaway

Ellie's Blog

Part One
Added Date: 9th June 2014

Hi everyone, My name is Ellie Greenaway, and I've been asked by Embrace to write a blog. Why me you might ask ?
Well, I'm an 18 year old girl who loves music , hanging out with my friends, using my Facebook, going to gigs and seeing my beautiful boyfriend.

This of course, is not an unusual list of likes for an 18 year old girl. I have an amazing life, and would like to tell you guys all about it.

My life has not always been easy though. I have a disability called cerebral palsy. This has ...

Blogger: Ellie Greenaway

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