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MyLife in Hartlepool – four months on

In this guest blog, Gary Laville, chief operating officer of MyLife’s Hartlepool support service for people with learning disabilities, reflects on how its progress since welcoming its first service user last September.

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MyLife Chairman recognised for a lifetime of dedication to improving the lives of those with Additional Needs

Professor Barry Carpenter, Chairman of MyLife Supported Living, has been made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2016 New Year’s Honours List for his tireless services to Special Education.

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Getting to know services users and understanding their character is the way forward for learning disability care

In this blog, Mandy Chalk, a team leader at MyLife’s new bungalows for people with learning disabilities who require intensive support in Hartlepool, details how the service is implementing a community-support approach.

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Right from the start, MyLife felt like home

In September, MyLife’s centre at Hartlepool welcomed its first resident, a 19-year-old young man we’ve been working with in the community since the beginning of the year. His mum tells the story of how support and help from the centre have changed her son’s life in just a few weeks.

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Hartlepool learning disability welcomes first resident

The first service user has been welcomed into one of four specially-designed bungalows in Hartlepool for adults with learning disabilities.

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New homes and a new approach to providing support for people with learning disabilities

In this guest blog, Mark Goodman, chief executive officer of MyLife, a residential support service in Hartlepool that enables people with complex needs to live semi-independently in the community, describes preparations for the first resident’s arrival.

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