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The Team Support Hats for Headway Day 2019

We are proud to be supporting this year’s national ‘Action for Brain Injury Week’ (20th -26th May 2019) we are joining in the celebrations of 40 years of the national charity Headway. As well as helping raise awareness of brain injury and it’s affects, we are also taking part in the annual ‘Hat’s for Headway Day’ […]

A Day In The Life Of… Susan Ormerod – Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor

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Where are you from? I am from Manchester (Crumpsall originally) but its not as bad as people may think! I have always lived in or around the city centre but now live in Bury. Where did you study? I went to Coventry University to study occupational therapy, but didn’t complete the course due to illness […]

Kitchen for work with clients installed – kitchen available to hire

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We are pleased to announce the installation of a full kitchen in our brand-new offices! Integrating the process of cooking into therapy has many benefits and can enable people to become more independent through redeveloping important life skills such as: • Concentration• Fine Motor Skills• Safety Awareness• Money Management• Task Analysis• Social Engagement• Confidence• Sequencing […]

Emergency First Aid Training

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Emergency First Aid Training (6 hours) Our training programmes are all taught by highly qualified and experienced trainers. Delivered at our offices by Compliance Training Ltd. Training course overview This Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) training course enables a first-aider to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while […]

Moving and Handling Training

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Moving & Handling Training Handling Techniques (6.5 hours) Our training programmes are all taught by highly qualified and experienced trainers. The course includes moving and handling legislation, risk assessments, back awareness, equipment, techniques and practical scenarios. The training is facilitated by Sue Urquart Bsc (Hons) MCSP MSTAT. The practical components of the course include: • […]

Support for Independence Training Programmes

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We are offering the below training programmes for support workers or other care professionals. All training will take place our offices in Bury, BL9 7NX. Please contact Jane@rfisupport.co.uk for availability. 15th Feb:  Moving & Handling Training 22nd Feb: Medication Administration Training 1st Mar:    Moving & Handling Training 29th Mar:  Infection Control & Food Hygiene 5th […]

A Day In The Life Of… Jo Seedle, Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist

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Where are you from? I was born and lived my childhood years in Accrington, the home of Accrington Stanley! I moved ‘down the road’ to Great Harwood when I married in 1985. This base offers excellent access to the motorway network for my position with RfI and the areas the company covers across the north […]

Mark becomes Santa’s helper for the day!

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Once again this Christmas, a team of dedicated staff from Rehab for Independence, Essentials for Education and Super Josh’s Charity will be helping Santa by visiting the regions hospital children’s wards and giving out presents. Santa and his team will visiting wards in Wythenshawe, North Manchester, Oldham and Bolton on Thursday 13th December. Watch out for […]

Sponsoring #SuperJosh Mega Christmas Party

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Once again we will be sponsoring the annual  #SuperJosh Mega Christmas Party! This is one of our favourite charitable projects – as we know this beings so much joy to the children, not to mention the parents, carers, grandparents and us! The event will be held once again at Ramsbottom Cricket Club, with special guests […]