Category Archives: Team

Staff Success Stories | Nina Woodall

Jennifer Laptew

Staff Success Stories Staff Success Stories – We give every person who works with us the opportunity to SHINE whilst delivering our core values. We are a friendly team that encourage success at all levels. we are an equal opportunities employer committed to creating a working environment that is free from all types of discrimination, […]

A day in the life of Berni Lomax, Assistant Care Coordinator


Have you ever wondered what an Assistant Care Coordinator does? We’ve quizzed Berni Lomax who has been a member of the Support for Independence team since October 2019 to explain … 1. Where are you from? Bury is my hometown, I still live and work here now. 2. What gets you out of bed in the morning? My cat […]

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… Carrie Leach – Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor

Carrie Leach

Where are you from? I was born and raised in Bury but lived in Germany for eight years and Canada for three years. I moved back to Bury in 2010 and began working for RfI in 2013. Where did you study? I am currently studying for my BSc Degree in Occupational Therapy at Salford University […]

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


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 […]

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


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!


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


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 […]